iBook Cache Question

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by Alex AMG, Jan 6, 2004.

  1. Alex AMG macrumors newbie

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    #1
    The older G3 iBooks have 512k Cache, the newer -- 256. Why? Did they go DDR?
     
  2. Daveman Deluxe macrumors 68000

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    The newer G4 iBooks have 256k of L2 cache simply because that's how much Motorola puts into the PPC 7445/55 processors. It wasn't a decision on Apple's part.
     

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