notes on new power mac (was Re: clusters v SMP)

Robert Latham robl at
Wed Jan 30 11:17:25 EST 2002

On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 06:38:03PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:
> reading this triggered me to look at the specs of the new Mac.
> after all, the PPC is a reasonably nice architecture, and afaik
> isn't maimed by 32b-isms.

apple ships a 32 bit powerpc, but you can get a 64 bit flavored
powerpc chip 64 from IBM.


Rob Latham
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