Re: [NTLK] [OT]Concerning Apple's Switch to Intel Chips...

From: Alex Santos (
Date: Tue Jun 14 2005 - 04:39:44 PDT

Don;t forget MS is a HUGE intel customer so it's natural.

On Jun 14, 2005, at 7:35 AM, Norman Palardy wrote:

> Intel supports AMD's 64 bit extensions becuase MS supported them
> forcing Intel to support them.
> MS has, for year, dictated what should be in a PC based on specs they
> issue at WinHEC.
> Intel doesn't tailor the CPU to MS demands (except for the AMD 64 bit
> x86 extensions), but lots of other stuff MS dictates.

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