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Compaq's Alpha - Moving Toward Its Omega?
Compaq's powerful Alpha processor is reaching a crucial juncture - will Compaq expend the effort necessary for it to challenge Intel's dominance, or is it

dec alpha server  be expected until around December '99 at the earliest. Microsoft also does not appear to be making a significant commitment to NT/Alpha - releasing Alpha apps simultaneously with Intel apps provides small advantage to Alpha. Merced/McKinley: When Intel finally ships Merced, Alpha's primary architectural advantage over Intel will be significantly reduced, if not disappear altogether. Even though it is likely that Merced (and its follow-on, McKinley) will be expensive - perhaps as costly as Alpha - and

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