Elite3D-M3s, 501-5484 vs. 501-4860 (was Re: [rescue] Some days ....)

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Mon Jun 9 11:00:21 CDT 2003

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 09:56:53AM -0400, David Holland wrote:
> Hmmm, 
> It must of been catching, as (while not rescue oriented) 
> I managed to smoke a AMD XP 2500+ while attempting to 
> MP enable it.
> No pop, no nothing.  Just quit working, even after I cleaned
> off the silver ink. 
> That days 100$ lesson:  
> While PC hardware may suck, It still isn't worth
> it to cut corners.

Heh.  yeah.  I've always been somewhat dubious about those [overclock,
MP-enable]-your-Athlon-by-adding-traces hacks.

Meanwhile, I got outbid on the one Creator3D on eBay that I could
actually *afford* while I was away in Wilson.  (The good news is I was
in Wilson interviewing with a recruiter for a Solaris/Legato admin job
with BB&T.)

Still, there's six hours left on the 130 or so Elite3D-M3s .... 

One mo' time, can anyone tell me the difference between a 501-4860 and a
501-5484?  I assume there must BE a difference because the 501-4860s are
$14.99 each (87 available) and the 501-5484s are $19.99 each (47

For anyone else who wants an Elite3D-M3, the URLS are:

or http://tinyurl.com/dum5

or http://tinyurl.com/dum8

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