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Re: [tlug] buying a iMAC

On Thu, Nov 19, 2020 at 10:08:59PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Christian Horn writes:
>  > That architecture is not as standardized as Intel arch though,
> I'd say it's exactly as standardized as Intel (100% proprietary, we'll
> do what we want and you WILL buy it and you WILL like it! ;-)
> It's just not as familiar yet.

To my understanding, for example the things required to get a Linux
kernel booted are not as standardized.  
I took that away from Alexander Grafs video, .

But happy if things get standardized, makes it simpler.

> I did see a report that M1 emulates x86 faster than any Intel chip
> Apple has used, so maybe that's a route.  (Yes, I know that emulator
> was probably targeted at the benchmark, not at Linux -- 0.5 wink, as
> they say.)

There are impressive benchmarks, yes..


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