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Author: gippynet Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 207446  
Subject: Re: For the rumor addicts among us Date: 8/10/2002 11:17 PM
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Not in all of them...

Actually looking at Sony's web site only their 2.2lbs Sony VAIO® C1MW PictureBook using the Transmeta processor, all of the rest of their light notebooks starting at 2.75lbs using a 850mhz PIII-M processor or better as you move up the product line. No not currently as impressive as my Powerbook G4 (that I am typing this on) but for 95% of the work I do while travelling a PIII-850mhz system would probably work just fine... seeing as how my Powerbook G4 is a 400mhz model and I do Final Cut Pro work on this system (ok the 1gig of ram and the 5400rpm HD I have in this thing may have something to do with that as well, or the external little firewire drive I use.

Not saying its a perfect match... but I don't think Apple will rule out anything as an option if they see a need.

Honestly I still hold out hope for the PowerPC processor line, and with the performance I have seen personally on Power4 IBM systems... a desktop model in a future Apple tower would be killer :)
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