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Hardware News   Hardware News : Featured article on PowerPC's history
   posted by Rachy on 6-Aug-2004 18:14:09 (1558 reads)
Ars Technica started a series of articles about the history of PowerPC processors, including architectural informations. The first part covers processors from 601 upto 604 with many interesting details of the internal work and background information.

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Re: Featured article on PowerPC's history
Posted on 6-Aug-2004 21:25:03
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Aiii! My brain! Too much info!

Interesting article, though!
I'd like to see a similar article describing how the future plans for processors will/could change - any how it will impact the performance...

Am I the only one who isn't watching BB2004?


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Re: Featured article on PowerPC's history
Posted on 6-Aug-2004 22:33:32
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Hehe, some more cool info about Sun's new "proximity communication". How about that?! Copper will be a thing of the past

Inter CPU communication with radio waves.. Kind of neat.


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Re: Featured article on PowerPC's history
Posted on 7-Aug-2004 10:35:17
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eh, eh ! too much info? . . . you never read THIS

Pay attention . . .it is a 4.7 MB PDF "Bible" of the 604e series.

or THIS for the pins assignment (from page 17)


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