Mac os X Tiger - Emulates a 64 bit computer!

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by dlisle20, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. dlisle20 macrumors member

    Jan 2, 2005
    Apparantly, the new OS by Apple will emulate a 64 bit processor so slower machines will run it faster. Apple seemed to have kept this silent because it is kind of cheating. Would a 64 bit 1GHZ G4 be faster than a 3GHZ pentium 4? :confused:
    17" PowerBook 1GHZ 512 Ram
  2. gwuMACaddict macrumors 68040


    Apr 21, 2003
    washington dc
    not news

    the search function works really well on this site. i notice this is your first day posting...

    as for the question about which is faster? will be different for different applications...

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