[rescue] U1 or U2

Steve Sandau ssandau at gwi.net
Thu Mar 25 10:23:52 CST 2004

> I'll either go for a U30 or a U2 when the time comes.  
> Are there 24bit graphics options for the U2, and they are just
> expensive/hard to get or are there actually none at all?
> /KRM
> On Thu, 25 Mar 2004 15:29:42 +0000
> Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
>>A dual CPU U2 is a very capable machine, but the graphics
>>options limit their appeal as a mainstream desktop - they are
>>great backroom servers, IMHO.

I run a U1 desktop and a U2 desktop at home. Performance on both is 
fine, but not blindingly fast. The U2 has 2x200MHz CPUs and 512M RAM so 
it handles multiple tasks more gracefully. Both machines have Creator 
cards (24-bit graphics); I wouldn't be running them as desktops otherwise.


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