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Discussion in 'Hardware Rumors' started by vniow, Sep 23, 2002.
I just thought this was interesting:
Notice how it puts the 'Next Generation' at 2+Ghz
that puts the power pc chips at a very desireable future, especially since tehy go beyond SOI technology in their mapping. Unfortuately, tehre is not time table fot this.... so we could be at 2Ghz when pentium 8's at 30000 Ghz are running w/ Pc-7750 RD RAM
is this really new? How can u tell?
If it is old, you will hopefully notice that it says subject to change without notice at the very bottom.
We could work out the year by it says that up to 700Mhz are shipping, I can't remember when this was, but I'm sure someone will. This date will tell us how old it is arn.
The earliest it could be was when we had the 450's and 500's as that arrow is completely blue.
It's as old as Nov, 2001.
I found the link on xlr8yourmac.
Ive never checked IBM's roadmap before so I can't tell you if it's really been updated or not.
i have to agree. this ain't very new.
in fact motorola's roadmap isn't much older is it? and it is just as optimisitic with G6s sometime this decade
oh what am i saying? the motorola one starts in 1991, that would make it 8 years older. or is it a case of hindsight? is this roadmap really that old?
It's almost certainly going to contain some element of retrospective stuff. Even if Mot had a roadmap in 1991 that covered that timer period, ever getting to see it sounds pretty unlikely.
Someone posted that roadmap a while back, in July, I believe. It was before IBM announced the 64-bit PPC presentation at the MP Forum. It was on another forum, and there was speculation about IBM, since the roadmap showed an SIMD Engine, which IBM avoided in the past.
Shortly after that, IBM's description of a new PPC 64-bit processor hit, and nobody had to speculate anymore.