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Old 23 May 2011, 09:04   #11
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Originally Posted by digiflip View Post
dont think this will happen only power pc cpus being produced are for wii , xbox 360 xenon and the cell for ps3.
Erm, embedded PPC is in everything from your phone to your washing machine to your Set-top-box. They are not quite as prolific as ARM but believe me they are everywhere.

Originally Posted by AmigaDave View Post
There are still a few industrial PPC SOC chips being developed. Plus, most of the industrial chips are weak compared to any desktop CPU that has been used within the last 10 years.
Erm the high end PPC (Power7) kicks most intel desktop CPU's in the arse even though they are 3 years old. Why do you think they are the CPU of choice for servers? They power the top worlds supercomputers. They just cost a fortune.

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