[rescue] your next Solaris machine ??? (Sol/x86 booting on iMac)

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sat Apr 15 11:54:52 CDT 2006

On Apr 15, 2006, at 1:40 AM, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> ...
> If Apple wants to get into "server" markets not served by x64, they  
> can
> go with SPARC, which is shipping, today, 8-core systems.

SPARC is not a current POWER competitor.  They are behind the curve.   
Apple would be far more likely to do x64/PowerPC than x64/Sparc.

The SPARC simply doesn't outperform Power at equal clock and Power  
runs at a higher clock PPC even higher.


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