[rescue] What would you do?

Joshua D. Boyd rescue at sunhelp.org
Sun Jun 24 01:32:27 CDT 2001

Some people say that GnuCash is pretty nice.  I just use a gnumeric file
for my finacial stuff personally.

Joshua Boyd

On Sun, 24 Jun 2001, Chad A. Chance wrote:

> I guess it will be the Sun Blade then, I currently have a farm of SS10s and
> SS20s doing my server tasks and they still have room to grow. What I'm
> looking for is something to replace the SS20 I have as a workstation, it's
> so bad I still use my Dell laptop for web browsing and e-mail. I'll still
> keep this X86 for Diablo II, Black & White, and Quicken, but I want to use a
> UNIX box for everything else.
> I just wish there was something in the UNIX realm to replace Quicken, then I
> could say I just use my PeeCee for games....
> Chad
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rescue-admin at sunhelp.org [mailto:rescue-admin at sunhelp.org]On
> Behalf Of Bill Bradford
> Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2001 11:14 PM
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: Re: [rescue] What would you do?
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2001 at 11:05:27PM -0500, Chad A. Chance wrote:
> > The question is, what should I do with this fat check that I will be
> getting
> > in a matter of weeks?
> > Get a new SunBlade 100 with all the goodies? Or...
> > Get a nice used Ultra 30 or something with all the goodies?
> What will you be doing with the machine?  For desktop use, go for the
> SunBlade; if server ops or heavy number crunching, go for a U30 with a
> CPU with plenty of L2 cache and a Creator 3D.
> I've got a dual-360mhz U60 and a SB100 (with Expert3D Lite) at home and
> they're both good desktops, but the SB100 "feels" faster due to the
> 500Mhz CPU (even tho it only has 256K of L2 cache, versus 4meg on each
> of the U60's CPUs) and Expert3D Lite versus Creator3D.
> Bill
> --
> Bill Bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> Austin, TX
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