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Dave McGuire mcguire at
Sat Aug 5 20:01:14 CDT 2006

Roy J. Tellason wrote:
>> I replaced this with another aging machine - a PIII running at 500Mhz,
>> which only uses 100Watts more - but I can certainly get a lot more out
>> of it.  So that old machine certainly cost me more to run than the new
>> one in terms of performance for electricity used.  I certainly don't
>> need a 2Ghz AMD64 with 4GB of RAM for use as a router.  Today.  In 5
>> years from now, my desktop will be very likely be my router.
> A P-III is "an aging machine"?

   Welcome to the PC world...where something becomes obsolete just 
because something newer starts shipping!

   Remember what P.T. Barnum said about suckers being born every minute?


Dave McGuire
Cape Coral, FL

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