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Re: [SLE] Processor Power and SuSE 7.0 ?

Message-ID: <004b01c05413$470b2b40$0b0aa8c0@alpha>
From: "Andrew Smith" <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 23:32:11 -0000
Subject: Re: [SLE] Processor Power and SuSE 7.0 ?

If you can afford it, get an Athlon system. If not, a Duron system will
still run very well...

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From: Dee McKinney <dmckinney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: 21 November 2000 11:00
Subject: [SLE] Processor Power and SuSE 7.0 ?

<p>> I have been compiling most of my apps that are available as source
> and I currently run an "old faithful" AMD K6-2/400 3DNow processor.
> Seems it is slow as the apps are growing in source, etc., and even though
> the bus speed is 100Mhz on an Asus P5A with 320megs PC100 RAM, and a
> EIDE, a UW SCSI bus with UW periph's, all in all, the processor seems to
> the anchor
> under SuSE 7.0 ? With all the latest chip improvements, what's a good
> MB/processor
> combo for a current Linux distribution with general requirements ?
> I know Tom's Hardware has a good site, but is there anything specific for
> Linux ?
> Thanks and Regards
> /Dee
> W.D.McKinney (Dee)
> Alaska Fiber Star, LLC.
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