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Old 10-12-2004, 01:45 PM   #1
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Hardware wars???


I have been absent for some time, but my hardware addiction is getting worse.

Some time ago, I was compared to Finegan and his clockwatching farm as a hardware addict, I think I am worse now.

Current systems..

Dual athlon MP2800 - running fedora
FX51 with full on expensive PC3500 RAM - WIn XP (sorry, but at least it's 64 bit beta!)
Dual Xeon 2.4 - fedora again
Sun Enterprise 450 - Debian Sparc
Laptop - dinky sharp transmeta - winXP again (sorry)

Just bought a Sun enterprise 3000 off eBay

So who has more, wants more, or is madder, and when you reveal yourself, why aren't you crunching SETI for LQ?


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Old 10-12-2004, 03:37 PM   #2
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If you want to feel better about yourself, and take the first step to kicking your addiction, you can send me any of the first three you listed.

I have more systems, but none anywhere near as good. My top dog is my Athlon XP Mobile 1600+ laptop. Then they drop down to a P!!! 733, a P!!! 500, a PII 400, a few P-MMX 233, and a handful of P1 100-200. This year, I've recycled anything less than a P1 100. I get leftovers, surplus, and hand-me-downs from everywhere.
Old 10-12-2004, 03:41 PM   #3
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I seem to remember an old HBO short called Hardware Wars. Fluke Starbucker , and Han Solo flew an Iron.


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