Now that Apple have moved to Intel processors
, boffins in darkened rooms out there are trying out Mac OS X on machines powered by the processors - and are being pleased
with what they have found. What is more, installations of Windows XP on the Intel based Macs seems to be jolly fast as well
, lending weight to the notion that we really will, in the Intel based Mac, get a good all-in-one platform for running Mac OS X, Windows and even Linux together.
"It's fast," said one developer source of Mac OS X running on Intel's Pentium processors. "Faster than [Mac OS X] on my Dual 2GHz Power Mac G5." In addition to booting Windows XP at blazing speeds, the included version of Mac OS X for Intel takes "as little as 10 seconds" to boot to the Desktop from when the Apple logo first displays on screen.