Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 2048 from 2003/6/4
on the contrary, when i check the specs, it is obvious that PPC is dead, as it turned into low end cheap cpu/socs you could use in cars, fridges and washing machines.
PPC on the desktop is dead since Apple has switched, that's for sure. But high end and embedded is still there. recently the embedded market loked as it was lost too. Freescale focusing more or less only on ARM and QorIQ. But it seems there ist still demand for ppc in the embedded world.
And while a 400MHz e300 is definitely nothing for serious computing today I am still surprised how useful an Efika can be (with more RAM it would be even more useful). For very basic stuff it is pretty useable, even OWB works surprisigly good on it (if only more RAM was available).
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