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Old 06 September 2010, 20:04   #74
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Originally Posted by Cloudane View Post
Out of interest, why?

Apple switched to x86 chips and the only difference it made was that they were several orders of magnitude faster than their PPC Macs. They even continued charging the same painful amounts of money so no perception of premiumness was lost

AROS has the right idea. Very very few people want to shell out £650+ (sam440 systems et al) to play with an experimental OS with almost zero apps or to emulate something from 1993.
Orders of magnitude? Not quite. Not by a long shot! They are faster but not 10 or 100 times faster.
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