Re: Facts about the Win NT/PowerPC story

Subject: Re: Facts about the Win NT/PowerPC story
From: William=E -dot- =Newkirk%Pubs%GenAv -dot- Mlb -at- RODES -dot- CCA -dot- ROCKWELL -dot- COM
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 13:26:17 EST

>coming this summer start at 450MHz and go up to 533MHz, with 1GHz
>(1024MHz) possible in a year or two. Most observers didn't expect
>Intel to have 300MHz chips on the market by the end of this year.

nit detected!

1 GHz will never be equal to 1024 MHz. the 2**10 rule applies to things like
address spaces, but frequencies have never had this problem.

1 GHz = 1000 MHz = 1000000 kHz (small k to avoid confusion with K=1024
folks).

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