[Ti] OFFTOPIC Powerbook MacIntel . . .

kalirhe at umdnj.edu kalirhe at umdnj.edu
Thu Dec 1 17:34:33 PST 2005

Quoting Chris Olson <chris.olson at astcomm.net>:

> On Nov 30, 2005, at 2:52 PM, Ian Collier wrote:
> > And this is relevant precisely how to a report indicating that  
> > Intel's new processor performs pretty well. Specifically the report  
> > states "Pentium M processor looks set to provide a significant  
> > boost to notebook performance" and more in a similar vein.
> >
> > I don't quite get your point.
> I'm sorry.  You would have to be familiar with Intel's history to  
> understand the joke.
> AMD had a 233mmx processor, Intel had a 200mmx processor. Intel's  
> push to get the PII released on it's proprietary slot prevented them  
> from finding a floating point bug in the processor.

Chris? You lost me there too, buddy...

If Intel are such bungling nincompoops...how come they have 80% of the



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