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Hasn't apple learned their lesson about custom chips; move from custom cpu to Intel...
What? Apple didn't design the PowerPC chips they used before the move to Intel. Those were made by Motorola (G4) and IBM (G5).
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not really LOL..that thing got outclasses by a low end teg 3 quad core..on apple's homebench(geek bench) so i wouldnt say money well spent..the advertisement on the other hand..

Not sure where you are getting your information.
post #13 of 78
If this is successful for them then you can guarantee then building there own fab factory.
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You do realize you're the only one who cares, right? thumb.gif

I'm interested. Though sources that are expressly pro-apple tend to be rubbish. So I'll wait for a real source.
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If this is successful for them then you can guarantee then building there own fab factory.

They would have to buy a fab company. They don't have the experience.
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I'm interested. Though sources that are expressly pro-apple tend to be rubbish. So I'll wait for a real source.

Actually I've been reading MacRumors for years now and they have always seemed very unbiased and professional in their articles. They report the good and the bad and never try to spin it either way.
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Actually I've been reading MacRumors for years now and they have always seemed very unbiased and professional in their articles. They report the good and the bad and never try to spin it either way.

I agree.

MacRumors is pro-Apple in the same way that the NYT is pro-America. They're unconcerned with evangelism and spin because their users are already mostly on the same page and are simply there to know things.
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They would have to buy a fab company. They don't have the experience.

Are you serious? With the sheer amount of money Apple have they can BUY experience...
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I'm interested as well.

I happen to find the ip5 a very Interesting piece of tech. I want more specific specs though. smile.gif
    
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I'm interested, it appears to be quite powerful, beating a quad core CPU at a faster clock rate is amazing for this dual core...

I think we know why there is hate in this thread wink.gif

2 days till I get mine thumb.gif
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I agree.
MacRumors is pro-Apple in the same way that the NYT is pro-America. They're unconcerned with evangelism and spin because their users are already mostly on the same page and are simply there to know things.

For what it's worth, there was a recent article on the issues with the MBP Retina displays that many MacRumors forum members have been complaining about. They were using both Samsung and LG displays, but there were noticeable quality differences between the two (Samsung is regarded as the best of the two). Not cool on a $2000 machine. I returned 4 myself to get one with a Samsung.
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Hasn't apple learned their lesson about custom chips; move from custom cpu to Intel...

PPC is hardly Apple specific. IIRC, it's been more utilized as a server/mainframe CPU, and I know that the Xbox 360 uses PPC. It's a different architecture than x86 and has some performance advantages/disadvantages. For instance, I believe they are better at parallel processing, which lead to being well suited for the graphic design industry. Now that they have moved to x86, the rumor about Mac's being better for media editing still persist from the PPC days.
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