IBM Power5 ?????????

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by ----Bowie----, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. ----Bowie---- macrumors regular

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    Ok, I don't get it. Is this IBM Power5 thing and the the G5 the same thing?
     
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

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    No. IBMs POWER (note that its all caps) series are for high end servers. The PPC (PowerPC) 970 is based on a cut down POWER 4 with AltiVec added to it.
     
  3. ----Bowie---- thread starter macrumors regular

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    Ok, thanks.
     

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