[rescue] From Macintouch
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Jun 6 17:19:21 CDT 2005
Mon, 06 Jun 2005 @ 14:45 -0700, Skeezics Boondoggle said:
> so then, do they start selling macosx as a standalone package, with as
> many drivers as they can support, in direct competition with windows and
> linux? uh, not if that cannibalizes hardware sales...
However... if they don't support generic hardware, then isn't Linux
a direct threat to them as it continued to gain popularity and
functionality on the desktop?
> looked at the latest benchmarks, but at _equivalent_ clock rates the
> intel/amd stuff isn't all that special. so if/when ibm closes the gap,
AMD is about 30 percent faster clock for clock.
I've benchmarked my 2GHz AMD against a 3GHz Intel, and the AMD beats it
on several tasks, including mp3 encoding. Otherwise they seem about
equal, which seems to justify AMD's "3000" rating for it.
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