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Apple Intel Dual Core

by bdswan / June 18, 2005 9:21 AM PDT

How long will it be before we see a dual core Intel-based Mac?

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RE: Maybe a year or two
by nerdyboy1234 / June 18, 2005 9:56 AM PDT
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Steve Jobs didn't really specify.

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We may be surprised.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 18, 2005 10:10 PM PDT
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But not this year. Given that dual-cores are here and now (not plentiful, but real) and the beast that is video editing on the Apple would love it, my crystal ball predicts surprises in 2006.

The laptop however must wait for Yonah which is the dual core mobile CPU and there is a definite uptick to 64-bit right after that. Being so far out in time (1 year+), my outlook is that 64-bit is just kicking in and by that year many may write ho-hum to the 32-bit only Yonah and wait for the next tick.

Bob

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1 or 2 yrs
by angryfirelord / June 23, 2005 1:56 AM PDT
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Sometime in 2006 or 2007.

Good luck to apple trying fitting a prescott in a mac mini without it blowing up!

Personally, Apple should have used AMD for better reliability.

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Uhh,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 23, 2005 2:01 AM PDT
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