[rescue] From Macintouch
nate at portents.com
Mon Jun 6 18:49:49 CDT 2005
On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, velociraptor wrote:
> Ick. Would that they had gone to AMD instead.
"More importantly, they also said that Apple was playing the AMD card at
full force, so don't be too surprised if a green logo shows up on some
> (And this business about cooler, someone explain that? My x86 box is
> hot as hell while my Macs are all cool and quiet...have I missed
Depends on what you run. The .90mm "Venice" core AMD64 runs quite cool,
especially with their CPU speed throttling enabled on desktops (aka Cool
> Transmeta was not an "x86" compatible chip either.
It was VLIW though and ran x86 via code morphing.
> Perhaps Transitive is a similar hardware abstraction technology?
I don't think we'll be seeing anything like project DAISY running on
I expect something much more akin to FX!32:
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