AMD deciding _now_ what to do about Linux

D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com
Thu Jun 21 02:28:32 BST 2007


On Wednesday 20 June 2007, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> > I think I'm old now.
>
> Playing Golf yet? :)

Golf is for rich people.

> I consider the current entry level Core2 CPUs affordable. After all, it's
> not like I buy a new cpu/mobo/ram combo every year now that I don't need
> Quake 17 running 100fps at 16x12...

I'm averaging every two years, because these new cheap computers don't have 
longevity for crap.  Especially AMDs so far, which is actually why I went 
Intel the time before last.  I had three Thunderbirds drop dead one after the 
other, after 2-3 years of service.  Sad.  Meanwhile my old pre-MMX Pentium 
166 would still run fine if I could be bothered to dig up an AT power supply 
for it.  (I paid more for that Pentium 166 CPU by itself than both of my last 
computers put together though.  It's a numbers game.)
-- 
D. Michael McIntyre 



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