[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips
patrick at mail.zill.net
Sat Jun 4 17:18:27 CDT 2005
On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 03:15:10PM -0700, Devin L. Ganger wrote:
> >>rates (despite what bunk we here know that is, and how much Apple spent on
> >>marketing to counter the "Mhz Myth").
> > The fact that you've even mentioned it means that you must think it's
> > still a relevant measure between different processor types...
> It *is* a relevant measure when you are talking about market share, if
> only because so many people out there *think* it is a useful way to
> compare processor architectures despite the actual technical truths.
Well, I think that in the original context, we know that there are
2.3GHz G5's, so obviously a 3GHz G5 would be faster - comparing the
same CPU at different clock speeds is not in itself buying into the
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