I'm a 6502. Can I get a 16-bit upgrade, please?

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  1. jtara macrumors 65816

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    Hey, I think there's something funny with the MacRumors kahuna system. ("Levels", or whatever you call it...)

    I think for some levels, it's showing the numeric code, instead of the associated descriptive text.

    Currently, I'm being shown as a "macrumors 6502".

    Now, I have a special fondness for that processor. I have memories of meeting Chuck Peddle at the factory and going home with a glued-on-lid prototype for my first microprocessor project. (When The Steves was still thinking about the Apple I, I was putting the chip in a gas pump.)

    But, really, this is 2010. 8-bit? Can I get an upgrade? Maybe 68000?

    Edit: Oh, God, am I ever dense! It's intentional. Never mind. It's all processor chips from here...
     
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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  3. Saladinos macrumors 68000

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  4. Disc Golfer macrumors 6502a

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    I heard they're coming next Tuesday.
     
  5. cantthinkofone macrumors 65816

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  6. ReallyOldGuy macrumors regular

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  8. chaosbunny macrumors 68000

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    These new processors come too quickly for most peoples posting habits. Why can't Apple still use G3s? :)
     
  9. alphaod macrumors Core

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    I don't think anyone can reach that in the next decade.
     
  10. King Mook Mook macrumors 6502

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    Challenge accepted! :p Supposing that the i7 was 50,000 posts, then if I posted 13.7 times a day (so 14) then I would reach 50,000 in 10 years! In fact, I would have 51,000 posts!

    King Mook Mook
     
  11. Liam8 macrumors 6502

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    haha i never even noticed this level system lol
     
  12. Saladinos macrumors 68000

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    We could go iPod -> iPod Touch -> iPhone -> iPad -> Mac Mini -> MacBook -> MacBook Pro -> iMac -> Mac Pro
     
  13. ortuno2k macrumors 6502a

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    Never noticed. I wonder what I am... (posting this to find out) :D
     
  14. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    New Apple advances like this: Mac Pro-> MacBook Pro->MacBook->iMac->iPod->iPod Touch->iPhone->iPad. Does this look like a company that cares about computers anymore?
     

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  15. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

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    But it's likely to be a lot more than 50,000 posts. We should have CoreDuo, Core2Duo, Core i3 and Core i5 before Core i7. And that's ignoring the Xeon variants used in the Mac Pros...
     
  16. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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    What about core solo? And perhaps even Pentium 4 (iirc) that was used in the transitional dev boxes?
     
  17. -Ryan- macrumors 68000

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    There's a way to upset the Apple Computer Inc loyal. :p
     
  18. cherry su macrumors 65816

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    Hey, where's my mac mini? :(
     
  19. longball11 macrumors 6502a

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  20. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    I killed it with fire! in reality I forgot it!
     
  21. MikhailT macrumors 601

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    The system could be adjusted to accept the more CPUs if the macrumors want to update it.

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    Makes sense as 10K would finally reach into the Intel area.
    T2050 is Yonah, Intel's Core Solo 65nm 1.6GHz. Or should it use the desktop chip? Dunno, just think the current system is a bit too high of a curve.
     

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