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Linus Torvalds says ARM just doesn't look like beating Intel

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Re: Almost bought a QL 32 bit CPU... with an 8 bit data bus?!

Well the original PC was a 16bit CPU with and 8 bit data bus.

And a lot lot worse it wasnt orthogonal. I wonder how many billions of hours were wasted over the two decades MS and Intel kept us in 64k blocks and yet our code wandered out.

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