Re: [NTLK] Concerning Apples Switch to Intel Chips...

From: Bruce Guthrie (
Date: Fri Jun 10 2005 - 04:27:18 PDT

As a AMD user, I would have gone for that, one. I am running one of the amd
64bit cpus in my current HP notebook.
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From: "Norman Palardy" <>
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Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 11:16 PM
Subject: Re: [NTLK] Concerning Apples Switch to Intel Chips...

> On Jun 9, 2005, at 9:05 PM, Mechcozmo wrote:
>> The Cell processors aren't appropriate for desktop computer useage.=20
>> At least, now they aren't. Maybe later. But now, they just aren't
>> able to work. I'm still in the PowerPC camp. I'd take a 2.0 GHz G5
>> against a 3.0 GHz P4 any day.
> Most times I'd take that trade.
> Altivec is still better than SSE
> But, Apple could just as well use AMD's and those currently best the G5
> in several areas.
> And they still can't put a G5 in a laptop and there's no future date
> when they could.
> But they can put a P4 in there or even one of the new dual core AMD's
> And Intel and AMD combined can deliver ships that IBM/Freescale simply
> couldn't / wouldn't or didn't

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