[rescue] G4 pricing

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Thu Aug 17 13:40:44 CDT 2006

Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> From: Jonathan Groll <lists at groll.co.za>
>> Date: 2006/08/17 Thu AM 12:26:37 CDT
>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> Subject: Re: [rescue] G4 pricing
>> On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 08:37:13PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
>>> "Wordstar on an 4.077 MHz 8088 could keep up with my typing; WinWord
>>> under Windoze on a 300 MHz PII can't." --Seth Breidbart
>> On a similar vein, there is a plausible use for 16GiB of RAM - run everything off a ramdisk. Even wordstar in a vm, 
> Wouldn't you get a speedy system if you put your page/swap file in a RAMDISK defined in main memory? It's faster than HDs, right???

Probably not as fast as just having the memory available for the system,
though ....

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