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G5 = IBM Power4?

Discussion in 'Mac' started by Jakeman, Jul 14, 2002.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    an interesting rumor on www.macosrumors.com today:

    does anyone know anything about the Power4 architecture?
     
  2. Elbereth

    Elbereth MSC Commander and Donator

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    http://www.research.ibm.com/power4/

    1.5 MB of on chip level 2 cache :eek:

    This beast is EXPENSIVE! Of course, it's a server, but wow!

    9406 iSeries Model 820 System Unit 10,000
    0152 Model 820 4-way Processor 50,000
    9771 Base PCI 2-Line WAN w/Modem
    9002 Dual Line Cord Enabler
    5544 Sys Console on OP Console
    5506 Alt IPL Specify for QIC-4000
    5157 Feature Power Supply 1,950
    5155 Redundant Power and Cooling 1,950
    5028 Software Version V5R1
    4778 PCI RAID Disk Unit Ctlr 6,000
    4582 4GB 1/4-Inch Cartridge Tape 1,300
    4525 CD-ROM 415
    4 x   4317 8.58GB 10k rpm Disk Unit 5,600
    2 x   3009 128MB Main Storage 2,560
    2924 English
    1413 125V 14-Ft Line Cord
    0828 #4317 Load Source Specify
    0367 Operations Console PCI Cable 125
    0041 Device Parity Protection-All
    TOTAL    79,900
     
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  3. Beeble

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    As long as apple makes the G5, and as long as it is actually a good improvement to the G4, I will be happy.
     

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