[Openmcl-devel] OpenMCL Versions

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Thu Aug 17 01:21:55 UTC 2006



On Wed, 16 Aug 2006, Lawrence E. Bakst wrote:

>
> For all those folks that bought early Intel systems and want to flame to me. 
> Have at it.

One of the rumors that I've seen is that the CPU on at least some
first- generation Intel Macs is socketed and that the upcoming Core 2
chips are pin-compatible with the Core and supported by the same
motherboards and chipsets.  Whether/how upgrades are supported and
offered is TBD, but I think that there are stories on the net
indicating that people have successfully done CPU upgrades of some Mac
Intel systems, and it would be nice if this was a supported option
for people who want a speed boost and 64-bit capability but don't
want to replace their entire brand-new systems.



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