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http://www.macnn.com/news/19981

"BM says it will begin sampling its new IBM PowerPC 750GX microprocessor next month, the next generation of the "G3" processor. Based on the PowerPC 750FX processor, the new chip uses IBM’s advanced 0.13-micron copper process with Silicon-on-Insulator technology and will be offered at frequencies up to 1.1GHz. The 750GX includes 1MB of internal L2 cache, 4-way set-associative, additional L1 and L2 cache buffers for pipelining of up to four data cache miss operations, and support for up to 200MHz operation of the 60x system bus interface with additional bus pipelining. IBM's PowerPC 750FX is used in currently shipping iBooks at speeds up to 900MHz. Production is targeted for December 2003."

WOOT!
 

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Well, good news for people that just want a basic machine. They should make another base G3 iMac with a nice cheap price point (Like the $800-$1000 range) for the users that want to check their email and surf the web (Oh yah, cant forget the IRCers loL)

I think it would sell well.
 

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$800? That should be the max. The prob with this chip in a desktop, is that it may clash with what Apple may be trying to do with the eMac. eMac can be had for like sub $1200: G4 800 (low end), with only a CD Rom a nd a large screen. This is bottom end in my books. This chip will likely end up in another iBook revision. My eduGuess.
 
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