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Offline Billsey

ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« on: May 17, 2003, 07:03:41 PM »
ARS Technica Offers a technical, in depth review of the PPC 970.

This link brings you to Part 2 of the review, which itself links to Part 1, as well as a previous preliminary review.

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Offline System

Re: ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2003, 07:08:22 PM »
 

Offline Billsey

Re: ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2003, 08:38:51 PM »
Sorry. I must have missed it at the time. :-)

By the way, can you digest everything there into 1,000 words or less?
\\"The chief tormentor of the damned will be the conscience and it will not be misinformed, and it will not be silenced.\\"     John MacArthur
Salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone
\\"I am not ashamed of the Gospel, because it is the
 

Offline System

Re: ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2003, 08:41:43 PM »
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By the way, can you digest everything there into 1,000 words or less?


You mean like a summary for the un-technical?
 

Offline minator

Re: ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2003, 11:05:57 PM »
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By the way, can you digest everything there into 1,000 words or less?


Sure:

It's gonna kick ass :-D
 

Offline sTix

Re: ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2003, 11:49:28 PM »
Integer performance: Good
Floating point performance: Excellent
 

Offline SSSMoves

Re: ARS Technica PPC970 In Depth Review
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2003, 01:09:47 AM »
You did youre homework well didn't ye....

In my sight of view i wish they continue to
develop high multitasking performance. For
the 200 diffenrent instructions it can always
been higher.

It is a nice feeling my amiga runs dynamicly
and I have the same expectations from the PPC
knowledge = power, but insight = immortality