Hey Apple fans! Coming to an Apple store near you, it’s the dual-core PowerPC G5 processors – finally! No pointed fingers at Apple on this one, I have been wondering what the hold up has been with IBM though.
IBM is prepared to accept customer orders for its new dual-core PowerPC 970MP (G5) microprocessors, which it will be capable of delivering in quantity very soon, says one Wall Street analyst.
The company officially unveiled the processors last month at its Power Everywhere Forum in Japan. At the time IBM representatives commented that Apple had been working with prototypes of the processors since 2004 and could use them in a forthcoming update to its Power Mac G5 desktops. [Read the rest]