From: John P . Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Tue 12 Oct 1999 - 11:20:09 IST
On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 11:13:07AM +0100, lbedford at domain wbtsystems.com mentioned:
> > You also may find that any version previous to MacOS 9, wont run on the new
> > iBook or Kiehi iMacs due to the redesign.
> They're trying to shoot themselves in the foot then?
> The G4 is announced, it won't run at domain > 500Mhz with a real OS on it (they
> claim it'll run MacOS no hassle up to ~600Mhz :))...
I dunno. Motorola have told apple that due to some timing problems causing
cache coherency problems, they shouldn't expect a PPC chip to exceed 500Mhz
any time soon, though the design of the G4 (just a 4 stage pipeline) is
limiting the benefits of higher clock speeds considerably:
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