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Emulating x86: Microsoft builds granny flat into Windows 10

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Re: Cart before the horse

"Apple did it twice even. Moto 68k (the original Macs) to PowerPC with 'fat binaries' and then PowerPC to Intel with 'universal binaries'."

Yes, but they went to more powerful platforms, so the overhead could be absorbed.

I don't think Arm is faster than Intel, just runs much better optimised stuff most of the time due to its roots.

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