[rescue] AS/400e resale value?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed May 2 14:02:54 CDT 2007

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> The stupid part is that pSeries machines command a price premium over
>> equally powerful iSeries machines *which are capable of running AIX*.
> I'd never noticed this.  As far as I know, the only iSeries systems that
> can run AIX are i5.  Are you saying that POWER5 iSeries systems approach
> affordable on the used market?

No, they're not affordable yet.  What I'm saying is that p5 systems are 
going for more than equally-configured i5 systems.  So, if you're in the 
market for a p5, look at i5 too.

I'm sure you knew that already, but apparently there are a lot of people 
who don't.

Peace...  Sridhar

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