• Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Posts: 10660 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > 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.
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