[rescue] Seeking opinions: change my desktop machine?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Feb 24 21:01:56 CST 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 09:53:56PM -0500, John Floren wrote:
> The way I figure it, the longer I hold out on my old machines, the
> more amazed I'm going to be when I can afford to drop some real money,
> maybe get myself one of those AMD 12-core chips.

It would be interesting to try out such a AMD.  I have a pretty nice
2218 system that I thought screamed, but trying a Xeon 3500 (based on
the Core i7 I believe) really redefined fast.  

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