[fpc-devel]Re: Latest status

Alan Grimes alangrimes at starpower.net
Wed Nov 28 04:40:21 CET 2001

> Another thing, regarding Hammer vs. Itanium: The die size of the Hammer
> CPUs will be much smaller than those of Intel's CPUs. If AMD will 
> really decide to start a price war with Intel, chances are good that 
> AMD will win this fight. Simply because Itanium and its successors will 
> be much more expensive to produce.

The worst thing about current IA64 is the carry-over of legacy support.
A dual instruction set chip is the most disgusting thing I've ever heard
of... Okay its not as bad as HCF but it's close. =P DAMN!!! 


Waiting for a typical DOS application to crash is like waiting for hell
to freeze over.
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