[BALU] Dualie deal at newegg and death of an obsession.

jim jgoodguy at charter.net
Sun Jun 10 22:49:56 CDT 2007


Yea, the 4400 Athlon is a 65 watter and the 2200 xeons are 'bout 65watts
each. 

I must admit I was seduced by the cheap zeon's on EBAY, but that is
something that one has to catch when they can. 

Jim

kriss wrote:
> That was pretty good Jim.
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> The Xeons have some killer caches that offset the megahurtz difference.  Xeon board often takes ECC memory optionally buffered which can get a tad pricey.  
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> The newer CPUs are more energy efficient which, in the long term, can save the owner/operator/parental units some money.
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> Then again, if it is winter time, crank up the that old computer for some serious processing and heat the whole house...
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> -- kriss
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