Subject: Re: PC164 memory bus speeed (was: pciide performance on alpha)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 11/02/1999 15:40:25
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Nathan J. William
>Out of order execution isn't wacky at all these days, and Intel didn't
>come up with it...
No, but it is (according to a guy I know, who does IA32 architecture work)
the major win of the PPro. :)
>In general, I'd be a lot more careful before claiming that
>out-of-order execution (or any other single architectural feature,
>really) is the killer difference between a PPro-family chip and a
It's probably not the only one, but it was apparently significant.