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View Poll Results: preferred processor architecture
powerpc 1 4.35%
m68k 0 0%
sparc 2 8.70%
alpha 1 4.35%
intel 14 60.87%
mips 0 0%
other, please reply with specification 5 21.74%
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Old 04-06-2002, 11:37 AM   #1
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preferred processor type


Just out of curiosity, what type processor architecture do you prefer?
 
Old 04-06-2002, 12:35 PM   #2
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Although perhaps not in the correct place, AMD by far in my mind.
 
Old 04-06-2002, 01:10 PM   #3
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AMD for life
 
Old 04-06-2002, 01:57 PM   #4
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AMD
 
Old 04-06-2002, 02:10 PM   #5
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didn't he say architecture and not brand.. and isn't amd intel type architecture so you would vote for intel ??

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Old 04-06-2002, 02:35 PM   #6
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I believe the architecture is usually refered to as x86 not intel.
 
Old 04-06-2002, 02:48 PM   #7
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Quote:
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I believe the architecture is usually refered to as x86 not intel.
ahh.. well, intel based... whatever floats your boat. i am sure that is what he meant.

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Old 04-06-2002, 06:11 PM   #8
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I can cook eggs on my athlon. The XP naming is just too much markitecture for me too.

A properly tweaked Alpha runs so hot that it may be the answer to creating sustained fusion. That, and I just can't abide by Compaq. Poor, poor DEC.

Intel just charges too much for a chip that performs worse than an Athlon.

PPC, motorola, okay good chip, performs like a beast, but really...

Sparc! Sparc! Sparc! Come on, say it three times, its just much more fun! Sure their clock speeds are still in the stone ages, but we're talking about 64-bit processing five years ago. That, and you can run a bunch of them, in the same box, and an SS20 or an Ultra2 that can do it aren't really that expensive.

$.02,

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Old 04-06-2002, 10:45 PM   #9
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x86-64 gives me a woody
 
Old 04-06-2002, 10:55 PM   #10
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Anyone here know which architecture is the fastest?

BTW: I go for AMD (yes, I know there Intel based) there cheaper than Intel, plus there much easier to find than the other architectures.
 
Old 04-07-2002, 03:14 AM   #11
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AMD!
Amd is cheaper, faster and it can get my house warm in winter. A judicious choice

(so is it a x86 architecture or an intel/amd/something architecture?)
 
Old 04-07-2002, 08:52 AM   #12
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hmmm, it seems hardly anyone uses m68k anymore, i personally use both a powerpc and an m68k, i also have two intel 8036 based machines, see if anyone can guess what THOSE are.
 
Old 04-07-2002, 09:33 AM   #13
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Have an alpha server, best think ever. Belive it or not windows runs on it as if it was bug free!!!!
 
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I'm with ya Finegan, I voted for sparc. I work with them at school and love them. I can't wait til I scrounge enough money to get my own Sun box...
 
  


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