[RC5] Time to completion

lunaslide lunaslyd at pacbell.net
Thu Nov 27 18:46:58 EST 1997


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At 11:47 AM 11/26/97 -0600, you wrote:
>It depends on how fast they can get the copper using chips up to 
snuff.
>I imagine Intel will be right behind them (PPC has never gotten the
>large MHz jump over Intel that it was supposed too).

PowerPC has never been about the damn mega Mhz.  It's about a more 
efficient and less costly CPU, of which it is both.  It requires less 
power, runs cooler, and gets better scores, Mhz per Mhz, in contrast 
to Intel chips.

http://www.byte.com/art/9702/img/027bita2.htm

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/sdavis/processor.html

You might ask MkLinux user their thoughts.


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