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elvis
9th November 2004, 05:38 PM
The article sums it up nicely:

http://www.bayarea.net/~kins/AboutMe/CPUs.html

The PowerPC measured in MFlops/$ is twice as cost effective as AMD's Opteron, and well over 5 times more cost effective than Intel's Itanium2.

PowerPC: still my favourite processor. I'm still waiting for cheap PowerPC-based systems to flood the market for us Linux users. :)