[rescue] SGI O2 Rescue
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Sep 12 09:45:18 CDT 2003
On Friday, September 12, 2003, at 08:23 AM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>> SGI O2
>> Irix 6.3
>> MIPS R1000 Rev 2.7/2.6
>> 195Mhz Proc
>> 192 / 256 MB RAM
>> I know what I'm going to do with 'em .. and I won't ask what good
>> they are
>> for (grin) but I _will_ ask if there are any gotchas with these
> One small gotcha. They won't perform as well as any other 195mhz R10k
> SGI, except, perhaps, the I2 (haven't seen any non graphics oriented
> head to head comparisons between them), and I still suspect that I2
> would perform faster, and they especially aren't suitable for anything
> real time video. If you stay away from video, it seems you've gotten a
> pair of pretty nice O2s.
The I2 is definitely faster...MUCH faster. I've had them
side-by-side; got an O2 to "upgrade" the I2. The I2 was back on my
desk before the end of the day. I'm *still* pissed about that.
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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