[HARDWARE] Anyone Know Prices?

Phil Chambers pj.technology at virgin.net
Tue Oct 5 01:03:34 EDT 1999


Well of course, everybody knows Althons are the way forward! This week
anyhow...

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From: "Jameel Akari" <jakari at fribble.cie.rpi.edu>
To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Monday, October 04, 1999 11:45 PM
Subject: Re: [HARDWARE] Anyone Know Prices?


>
> On Mon, 4 Oct 1999, Mahmut Kursun wrote:
>
> > Such systems are quiet, small and also do have less energy
> > consumption.
>
> Less than...?
>
> > at the moment for harddisc-based Systems. Do not think about
> > AMD K7, this one does only 1.5 MKeys/s and the dual C366 at 550
> > does about 3.1. Mkeys/s.
>
> Do you mean a single K7?  And at what clock?  I'd say if a single
> K7 (lets say at 550MHz- standard, not overclocked) is half as fast as two
> Celerons then there really isn't an advantage, is there?  Aside
> from getting the two cpus in one box- which is now running really hot,
> with heavier power supply load.
>
> I guess I'm just too picky in terms of reliability, but when
> people brag about how their OC'd Celeron systems run for "days" at a time,
> I'm just not impressed.  I'll think about AMD K7s if I want to.
>
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