Sridhar the POWERful
vance at ikickass.org
Sat Apr 20 06:25:21 CDT 2002
On Fri, 19 Apr 2002 dave at cca.org wrote:
> >Looks nice though. Tempting.
> >Then today I was in BJ's (great name huh?),
> >a "warehouse" type store and got into a conversation
> >with someone looking at the laptops. He asked me what I
> >used. Well, a 333 MHz Ultra 10 and a Sparc 20 with Ross
> >dual 125 MHz was quite a ways beyond his understanding
> >as was UNIX. He wandered away muttering about "idiots
> >using less than 1 GHz". Can't win them all.... ;->
> I enjoy explaining to people why I would *never* trade
> my 25 Mhz POWER RS/6000 for their Ghz PC...
I don't think these people realize how much faster a 160MHz POWER2SC is
than an 850MHz Pentium III. I have both sitting here in front of me, and
the POWER at SC is *way* faster.
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