[rescue] Solid Impact I2
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Mon Oct 7 15:30:08 CDT 2002
On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 04:23:33PM -0400, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> If it's got no sleds, there's somewhere from $30-$150 or more, depending on
> vendor and luck. Some of the on-line used-SGI vendors want huge sums for
If it were me, I'd just use an external drive initially till I could get
a really cheap tray.
> Finding a suitable CD-ROM (i.e. one that will do audio-over-SCSI in true SGI
> fashion) will either be tedious or expensive.
That's not really needed if I plan on using a cd player for CD instead
of the SGI. And with the other kit that shawn has, I'd imagine he would
think the same.
> 72-pin memory is easy to come by, but not as cheap as it was when that was
> "The Size".
The lack of that is what would give me pause in considering that SGI at
> Personally, has I my I2 purchase to do over again, I'd hold out for the
> top-drawer CPU and graphics, and a complete system, at that. Of course that
> way you just get a nice computer, and miss the fun of scrounging parts for
I'd hold out for a working machine (defined as needing no more than a
harddrive and OS) if paying more than $50 all said and done. But, there
are many things that that machine would be usefull for once working
without having to make it a Max impact with tons of ram and an r10k.
Joshua D. Boyd
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