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Topic # 193744 22-Mar-2016 19:03
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  Reply # 1517912 22-Mar-2016 19:15
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Even Apple came back to x86 : ).

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1519587 25-Mar-2016 12:39
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gzt: Even Apple came back to x86 : ).

 

Why did Apple go to x86 chips? Price/performance?


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  Reply # 1519606 25-Mar-2016 13:08
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Performance/efficiency I'd say.


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  Reply # 1519610 25-Mar-2016 13:16
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DarthKermit:

 

gzt: Even Apple came back to x86 : ).

 

Why did Apple go to x86 chips? Price/performance?

 

My recollection is that IBM were falling behind with development of the PowerPC chips, and this would mean you were right with price/performance.  (My memory seems to be fairly close: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple%27s_transition_to_Intel_processors#Reasons





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