[rescue] x86 power question
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Nov 15 09:45:00 CST 2006
Wed, 15 Nov 2006 @ 02:47 -0500, Sridhar Ayengar said:
> Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > Tue, 14 Nov 2006 @ 18:02 -0500, Sridhar Ayengar said:
> >> 70? 75? Who cares? Is the machine making me substantially more
> >> productive than my old machine did? Maybe. Enough to justify that kind
> >> of increase? Probably not.
> > That depends heavily on what you do for a living.
> I code for a living.
Well, that could mean an 8-bit Atari would be enough for you.
If you do things like video editing, write games, 3D visualization, and
a host of other things, the latest video cards might not even be enough.
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