Sparc desktop vs x86 desktop

Zane H. Healy healyzh at
Thu Oct 16 09:10:47 CDT 2008

At 12:21 PM +0100 10/16/08, Dan Williams wrote:
>I have just bought a dual 900mhz Sparc machine with 2gb memory. for
>£130. I haven't got it yet. But I am quite sure it will be fast enough
>to use as a desktop machine. Also should be fairly quick at compiling
>bits and pieces.

Is it a SunBlade 1000 by any chance?  If so you'd 
better have a good A/C in the room. :-(  I've 
only been able to run mine in the dead of winter 
when I could open the door and let cool air in.


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