What exacaly changes in new G4 Chips?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Vlade, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. Vlade macrumors 6502a


    Feb 2, 2003
    Meadville, PA
    What exacaly does Motorola change in the g4 chip when they release new ones? I am talking about the same chip design (7455 to 7455). Are they basically just overclocking it or adding new features/transistors?
  2. timbloom macrumors 6502a


    Jan 19, 2002
    When a chip is first developed, it's production makes a high failure rate, and many of the processors are only effective to a certain speed. But as the production process is refined, batches get better and better quality, allowing them to rate them up to a higher Mhz, with less dead chips.

    This isn't all, but pretty easy to understand.

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