Don't Need Faster Chips? You Will

The next wave will make computers more efficient and easier to use

The processor in the new Power Macintosh G4 is so fast, an Apple Computer ad declares, that the computer "has been classified as a weapon by the U.S. government." Intel doesn't make claims quite that dramatic, but its recent announcement of fast new Pentium III processors will take Windows desktops and laptops into regions of speed where they have never gone before.

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