[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 25 20:13:05 CDT 2003

On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> > I really want to take a look inside one before I buy it.  A dual-2Ghz
> > would be nice, but it's outside my price range.  What I want to know
> > is wether the single-CPU systems can be upgraded to dual-CPU with the
> > simple addition of a CPU module.  Or, in other words, is the
> > motherboard the same across all systems and only the CPU modules
> > different - or is a single-cpu system's mainboard incapable of
> > supporting a second CPU.
> I think they must have at least two motherboards since one MB doesn't
> have PCI-X, but the other two do.

Why?  64-bit 133MHz PCI-X and 64-bit 66MHz PCI use the same physical
slots, don't they?  If you put the bus controllers on the CPU module,
there shouldn't be a problem, right?

Peace...  Sridhar

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