Good deals on PC100/133 DIMMs?
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Sun Aug 27 22:58:44 CDT 2006
On 8/27/2006 at 11:28 PM Roy J. Tellason wrote:
>Well, this one's an Athlon 850. :-)
By my standards, you're a speed demon. Heck the one I'm using now is a
P3/800--I don't think I have anything faster. With 1.5Mb/sec DSL and the
kind of work I do, I can't see a use for anythig speedier. (BTW, this is
an old HP Vectra--never had a lick of trouble with it). Running Win2K.
I've got mobos for faster CPUs, just never saw the need for taking the
trouble to install them. What do I care if a compile takes 5 seconds or 8
seconds? If I'm doing something like a big build, I just shunt it off onto
This ties into the post about "Recommendations for OS-es". It all depends
on what you're doing.
As a side topic perhaps suitable for another thread, how many of us use our
computers for computing in the sense of mathematical computation? A
spreadsheet would be a good example of such a use.
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