[rescue] replacing an Ultra2
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Apr 26 19:43:15 CDT 2007
Tue, 24 Apr 2007 @ 20:34 +0100, Peter Corlett said:
> In both cases, I didn't actually *choose* the case, merely ended up
> with whatever it came with. My real computers were specced entirely
Oh, I figured that. Didn't mean it as a criticism of you.
I have tons of stuff that isn't quite what I need, but does the job
For that matter, Suns need some literal hacking (as in with a hacksaw)
for certain kinds of work.
> by myself and seem to pretty much all fit. The PCs are generally of
> fairly shoddy build even so, whereas the Mac and Sun kit is nice and
My frankenmachine is not perfect, but certainly not of shoddy build.
Everything fits perfectly, layout is good, and the case is decent.
It is all pretty low end, but I took 6 months to actually buy it, making
sure I got parts that all worked together and were on the market for at
least a year so I could get more information about them.
Even if I had the money, I'd probably still build myself.
In fact, if I had a lot of money and bought an Apple, first thing I
would do is toss their low end video and hard drives and get something
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