Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 10460 from 2003/5/22
> Power 9 would [...] run our current software.
...with an OS API as it is now, not with a MorphOS as envisioned by amigadave :-)
> Power 9 platform would run SAM460 or X5000 emulation better the X64 systems [...]
> Power 9's instruction set is related to PPC
Even better: POWER9, PPC440 and e5500 all implement Power ISA :-)
> if a larger than ATX, 2 socket board can be built for only a few hundred
> more than an X5000, couldn't a 1 socket ATX board be built for less?
Less than the dual-socket EATX board? Yes
. Less than Cyrus/X5000? I don't think so.