Upgrade question

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Oct 2 11:41:06 PDT 2002


On Wed, 2 Oct 2002 18:20:02 +0000 (UTC)
tonyk at rochestermidland.com ("Tony Karakashian") wrote:

> >> PPC and ARM are outdated? ALPHA doesnt seem to be doing much, but
> >PPC> and ARM?
> 
> And, where are we seeing a lot of use for them?  The AS/400 might
> still use PPC (been a couple years since I bought one), as well as
> some of the HP-UX boxes (such as the three I have), but where else?  

Err. just about every MAC ever made...

and ARMs are in a LOT of gear, including a few PCI capable motherboards.
Some ARM systems have AGP too.

> >> I suppose i386 derivatives are cool new technology, then?
> 
> No.  They are what the majority of the world uses.  

And that means I have to buy one in order to use a video card to its
full potential?

Are you crazy?
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