UX, AIX, FLAYX...

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon Sep 3 22:24:26 CDT 2007


On Monday 03 September 2007 23:18, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > POWER has AIX and i5/OS / OS/400.  by themselves, much more
> > interesting to me than anything that runs on MacOSX.  Of course,
> > I'm "one of those people" who runs Linux on their work-provided
> > PowerMac G5.  I just can't seem to get my boss to want to pay $10k
> > for a proper POWER5 workstation from IBM. ;)
>
> The POWER5+ workstation on my desk at work costs (retail) a touch
> more than half that.  It's fast, too.

The Intellistation POWER 285?

IBM Web Price for the lowest end model is $8,099:
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/intellistation/power/hardware/285/browse.html

If you want a decent dual-core model, list price is $14.074.

Pat
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