[rescue] A Question about Snap Servers
kevin at mpcf.com
Mon Aug 2 09:20:50 CDT 2004
March 22 1993.
Along similar timings for the first PPC Macs.
On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 07:37:52 -0700
"Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at cmhcsys.com> wrote:
> Lionel Peterson says ...
> > > From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com>
> > > Sat, 31 Jul 2004 @ 09:13 -0700, Sheldon T. Hall said:
> > >
> > > > Well, yeah, but you're comparing current technology with
> > > > 12-year-old technology. There aren't too many computing
> > > > arenas in which the 12-year-old
> > > > technology is going to win out; MIPS/Watt certainly isn't
> > > > going to be one.
> > > > MIPS/retail$ is another.
> > >
> > > Also, how many 12-year old PCs are in active use?
> > Are you talking the physical box, or the system design? ;^)
> > (Couldn't resist... Seriously, what would a 12 year-old PC
> > look like? Pentium? 64 Megs of RAM?)
> Still '486 for the most part, 12 years ago. Pentiums were just
> coming out. I still have two DEC Pentium 60 boxes from early
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