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PowerPC G3

<processor> A processor chip from Apple Computer, Inc..

Described by Apple as "the third generation in the development of advanced processor technology" the first PowerPC G3 products were launched in 1997. It is specifically optimised for the Macintosh Operating System and uses backside cache to improve performance. The PowerPC G3 has been used by Apple in notebook, desktop and server products.




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