[BALU] 64 bit systems
jgoodguy at charter.net
Thu Jun 7 10:36:50 CDT 2007
Yea and lots of power in the older xeon procs. I saw 2.2 ghz xeons sell
for $5 on ebay last week.
This means, for the cheap power junkies that with a used $35 603 MB, you
can have a 4.4 ghz and procs for less than $50.00. Compare that to a
dual core athlon 4.4 that is over a c note for the proc only.
Of course that means a extended atx case.
Mr. Panzer wrote:
> notice he say NEW. very easy to get old non 64bit stuff.
> /me adds dual 64bit proc workstation with more then 4gig of ram to
> 10 second quickie not long enough for you? Try it for 24 hours. 24
> Heures du Mans
>> From: Jim Vines <jgoodguy at charter.net>
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>> Subject: Re: [BALU] 64 bit systems
>> Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 10:10:49 -0500
>> It's already hard to buy a new proc that is not 64 capable. So all
>> new development will be in that direction.
>> Mark Dillavou wrote:
>>> On 6/7/07, Jason Sandlin <crane.aswp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> How many are running a 64 bit system now. I did a while back but
>>>> still had
>>>> issues. I was just thinking about trying ti again. Are ther still many
>>>> issues with running a 64bit system? Does if truly have a lot of
>>> I run 64-bit both at work and at home (ubuntu [dapper]/gentoo/redhat
>>> [4 and 5]. For the most part, I don't have any issues with it. The
>>> two biggest are flash and java plugins. But I have a 32-bit version
>>> of firefox that I run whenever I want to use those plugins. There's
>>> probably not a huge advantage of using 64-bit unless you have over
>>> 4gig of RAM.
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