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View Poll Results: What Speed Processor are you running on your MAIN computer?
500MHz or less 10 15.15%
Higher than 500MHz but less than 1GHz 15 22.73%
1GHz or higher but less than 2GHz 23 34.85%
2.0GHz and greater 18 27.27%
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Old 12-12-2003, 07:42 AM   #1
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Lightbulb What speed is your MAIN Rig's processor?

A recent post regarding old harware got me thinking; If linux runs so well on older hardware, whats everybody here got on their MAIN rig?

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Old 12-12-2003, 08:00 AM   #2
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Which one? I have a 25MHz, a 100MHz, a 1.1GHz and a 1.2GHz. Do you want top speed answers or averages in your poll? Or what the main box is? My Athlon is the 1.1GHz but it's my main box because it's my best one.
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Was looking for the speed of your daily rig, the one you work on the most.
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My pc was not originally not meant for any linux though it ended up with Slackware on it and I just love the speed...
Old 12-12-2003, 08:42 AM   #5
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currently running @2.17 ghz - athlon 2700+
Old 12-12-2003, 08:42 AM   #6
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Originally posted by ezra143
Was looking for the speed of your daily rig, the one you work on the most.
Okay - I checked off the 1-2 gig choice. Linux'll run on most anything - technically a 386, although 486 is becoming the basement now - but it's much more fun on somewhat newer stuff.
Old 12-12-2003, 08:44 AM   #7
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Athlon Thunderbird@900Mhz.
Beating my wife's 1.5Ghz-machine@Windazed on all fronts.
Old 12-12-2003, 08:54 AM   #8
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my main 'rig' is a 266MHz powerpc laptop, although that title will be soon handed over to a 1 ghz PIII minitower, although i have a 100Mhz p1 running as an appletalk server for a couple of old M68k macs running macos on my network.
Old 12-12-2003, 09:00 AM   #9
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I'm running a 200-MHz Pentium-II box with 80 MB of RAM as my router/firewall/FTP Server for my SOHO network. Uptime is currently a bit more than 6 months...
Old 12-12-2003, 09:38 AM   #10
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Pentium III 700MHz with 384MB RAM.

Other boxes are:

PII 450MHz with 192MB RAM
PII 400MHz with 128MB RAM
PII 400MHz with 192MB RAM

Pentium M 1.3GHz Dell Laptop with 1GB RAM (owned by my employer).

Old 12-12-2003, 09:38 AM   #11
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What if I have more than one main rig? The machines I mainly work on are my laptop which is 475mhz, main desktop which is 900mhz, my other desktop which is 500mhz and my two servers.. main one is 800mhz and the other is 200mhz.

I try to spread the love around so they don't all get lonely...

Oh man, I have no life!!!
Old 12-12-2003, 10:29 AM   #12
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1.833 GHz Athlon,
looking at a pair of 1.6 GHz Opterons hmmm....Christmas..
Old 12-12-2003, 12:59 PM   #13
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My main one is 502 mhz,128 meg ram Pentium III. My old one was 133mhz,64 mb ram Pentium I and it was pretty fast... now my computer just flys!.
Old 12-12-2003, 01:04 PM   #14
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My main box is a P4 2.4GHz (the 533 fsb, not the 400.) But, I have plenty of older hardware around I use. I am about to get a 'new' 266MHz Toughbook, which I plan on dragging with me everywhere.

Old 12-12-2003, 01:14 PM   #15
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well my most frequent used box is 1.2ghz
my computer for watching tv is 233mhz
my webserver is 166mhz
downstairs machine is 466mhz
room across hall is 550mhz


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