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VNU Net: HP World: Merced lacks performance power compared to Risc

Aug 19, 1999, 17:25 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linda Leung)

"Hewlett-Packard (HP) confirmed this week it will not use early versions of Intel's Merced because its own PA-Risc proprietary processors will give better performance."

"However, early versions of Merced will be used in HP's range of Internet servers and PCs, said Harry Sterling, general manager of HP's computer systems division."

"Intel's IA-64 processors are expected to reinvigorate HP's server line up and will enable it to support HPUX, NT and Linux in the same box."

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