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PPC Emulator for x86
« on: August 14, 2003, 10:12:59 AM »
"Microcode Solutions has received what we believe will be the final hardware revision of the PCI based PowerPC card being manufacturered by a well known PowerPC accelerator company."
" Microcode Solutions has always been the leader in Macintosh emulation technology, developing the first PowerPC emulation for a non-Macintosh platform. We will continue this tradition by releasing the first Power Macintosh emulation for the PC."

"Besides having a PCI based hardware solution, Microcode Solutions will also be releasing a completely software based emulation to the public at an amazingly low price (under $50)."

Here

Could this be the mythical Elbox Shark?
 

Offline Crumb

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2003, 11:24:21 AM »
I don't think so... I guess that it will be made by Sonnet...
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Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2003, 11:28:19 AM »
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Crumb wrote:
I don't think so... I guess that it will be made by Sonnet...


They don't offer a PPC-PCI Card on their website though, just CPU slot upgrades for current Macs.
 

Offline Atheist

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2003, 11:52:14 AM »
MorphOS on x86???......AOS to follow?????


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Offline bhoggett

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2003, 12:12:21 PM »
Microcode Solutions is one of those companies who I never take seriously until they have product on the shelf.
Bill Hoggett
 

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Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2003, 01:30:21 PM »
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bhoggett wrote:
Microcode Solutions is one of those companies who I never take seriously until they have product on the shelf.


I'll certainly buy the Software only PPC emulator if/when it comes out.

If OS4 was released for the PPC-PCI Card, then I'd definately buy the card and OS4.
 

Offline bhoggett

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2003, 01:40:22 PM »
@mdma

Oh, I agree with you, but that's "if".  A lot would need to happen first before that "if" becomes reality, and considering Microcode's long standing record in promising more than they usually deliver it's pointless speculating at this stage.
Bill Hoggett
 

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Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2003, 01:42:36 PM »
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bhoggett wrote:
@mdma

Oh, I agree with you, but that's "if".  A lot would need to happen first before that "if" becomes reality, and considering Microcode's long standing record in promising more than they usually deliver it's pointless speculating at this stage.


Still, we can but dream! ;-)
 

Offline bhoggett

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2003, 01:46:35 PM »
@mdma

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Still, we can but dream!


Been doing that for more years that I care to remember now, and all too often they turned into nightmares (my avatar being a clue to one such example).

I've grown wary of dreams.
Bill Hoggett
 

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Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2003, 01:50:27 PM »
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@mdma

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Still, we can but dream!


Been doing that for more years that I care to remember now, and all too often they turned into nightmares (my avatar being a clue to one such example).

I've grown wary of dreams.


Be careful what you wish for, it might just come true! ;-)
 

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Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2003, 02:49:10 PM »
MDMA, I've gotta ask...what's up with the commie flag as your avatar?  Surely you don't subscribe to that...
Back away from the EU-SSR!
 

Offline Crumb

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2003, 02:50:31 PM »
"They don't offer a PPC-PCI Card on their website though, just CPU slot upgrades for current Macs."

check out this and you will see that their product range is pretty wide

http://www.sonnettech.com/product/crescendo_7200.html
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Offline gnarly

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2003, 05:31:22 PM »
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B00tDisk wrote:
MDMA, I've gotta ask...what's up with the commie flag as your avatar?  Surely you don't subscribe to that...
Theres nowt wrong with communism as a concept. Its just that human nature means it could never be implemented in its truest sense. It just couldn't work.
Cheers,

Olly
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Offline gnarly

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2003, 05:35:48 PM »
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Crumb wrote:
check out this and you will see that their product range is pretty wide

http://www.sonnettech.com/product/crescendo_7200.html
Blimey. That looks strikingly similar to the elbox site. eg: http://www.elbox.com/products/mirage_4000_pro.html
Cheers,

Olly
Think Drastic
 

Offline Red_Melons

Re: PPC Emulator for x86
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2003, 07:24:20 PM »
"Theres nowt wrong with communism as a concept. Its just that human nature means it could never be implemented in its truest sense. It just couldn't work."

Depends what you mean by 'work'. Capitalism 'works' very well for a small proportion of the world, but it depends on the poverty and misery of the majority to do so. How many men women and children died of starvation and preventable disease today while a handful of people sit on unimaginable wealth?

I'm sure that the slaveowners told the slaves "feudalism is a nice idea but it doesn't work".
Then the kings and barons told the middle classes, capitalism is a nice idea, but it doesn't work".

The driving force behind capitalism is not the betterment of mankind, but the concentration of wealth in fewer and fewer hands. In the long term that is not sustainable - who will buy the capitalist's products if nobody else has any wealth?

(Sorry for being off topic but I didn't start it ;-) )