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Mobile processor and chipset?

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kennethong Calculating status...
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Jan 14, 2006 6:50 AM
Just curious. Is the new iMac based on a mobile processor and chipset? I think I read somewhere it's based on Intel's 945 chipset. Will this impact the performance compared to other brand's Intel-based desktops?

Ken



Power Mac G4 Dual 1.25GHz   Mac OS X (10.4.4)  
  • The Ancients Level 7 Level 7 (25,600 points)
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    Jan 14, 2006 10:25 AM (in response to kennethong)
    Yes, it is based on the Yonah chip. Performance is very good - in fact comparisons with the iMac G5 show it to be ~2 times as fast, which is very promising.

    ..k
    iMac G5, Mac OS X (10.4.4), Lots of shiny toys!
  • DavoMrMac Level 4 Level 4 (1,555 points)
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    Jan 15, 2006 8:33 AM (in response to The Ancients)
    The processors in the iMac are indeed different to those in the MacBookPro.

    The iMac processors use more power, whereas the MacBook ones are lower voltage (I think).
    PowerMac Dual 2.7, 1.5Gb RAM, Loadsa Storage, Mac OS X (10.4.3), PowerBook 12, 1.33GHz, 768Mb RAM

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