[rescue] WTB: Ultra 60/80

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Thu May 5 20:34:25 CDT 2005

On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 09:30:22PM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Torquil MacCorkle, III" <torquil3 at gmail.com>
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 8:07 PM
> Subject: [rescue] WTB: Ultra 60/80
> >I am looking to buy or trade for a near maxed out Ultra 60.  (Dual
> >450s, 1-2gb of RAM)
> That is quite a specific request, and a combination that will cost some 
> real money (relatively speaking) - I'd estimate that a max'ed out Ultra 60 
> would run you:
> Base, CD, framebuffer, minimal HD    $100
> Two 450 Mhz, 4MB CPUs    $400

I have seen them go for about $100 apiece on eBay recently (I have a
U60 base with nothing in it :-( )

> I'd suggest a CycleQuad, available off eBay for about$75 after S/H, then 
> get a couple Ultra 2 systems (with CPUs and RAM atleast), and combine the 
> parts to make a fast system (4x300 MHz, 2 MB cache is a nice machine, of 
> course, PCI graphics will either be low-end, or expensive)

Sometimes the extra speed of a single-threaded operation is noticeable, though.


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