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Latest revision as of 00:17, 26 September 2020

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First model of the PowerPC line as part of the AIM alliance between Apple, IBM and Motorola.

The first Macintosh models to use the PowerPC include the Power Macintosh 6100, Power Macintosh 7100 and Power Macintosh 8100.

General Information

The principal features of the PowerPC 601 microprocessor include

  • full RISC processing architecture
  • parallel processing units: one integer unit and one floating-point unit
  • a branch manager that can usually implement branches by reloading the incoming instruction queue without using any processing time
  • an internal memory management unit (MMU)
  • a single built-in 32 KB cache for data and instructions

See Also