TITLE

Power Computing widens the gap

AUTHOR(S)
Gruman, Galen
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Macworld;Sep96, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Power Computing Corp.'s offering of Macintosh units based on the PowerPC 604e central processing unit. Features of Power Computing's PowerTower and PowerCenter computers; PowerTower Pro's use of Apple Computer Inc.'s Catalyst architecture; Combination of Apple's memory interleaving and enhanced cache controller.
ACCESSION #
9607262867

 

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