“Apple’s Clock is Losing Time” – circa 2000

Ran across
an interesting article from circa 2000 that compares PowerPC and Intel chips.
There are particularly interesting graphs on
page 3
that chart the relative performance of integer and floating point as well as the CPU clock speed between the years 1994 and 2000.


PowerPC vs Intel, back in 2000

You can definitely see when the 450/500 MHz G4 came out and remained the top Mac for quite a while, while Intel went on to 900 MHz.

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Mac developer

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