[clug] Which to go for?

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 03:49:54 MST 2010

>> This means that a top of the line MIPS CPU in a $6million buck 64CPU
>> SGI Origin 3800 series machine with Fibre SAN disks and the works (for
>> the time) can be beaten by a G4 laptop of the same era....  And be
>> embarrassed by a Pentium III.
> Well "era"  is a bit unclear... I tend to think the economics come to
> play. I mean seriously who'd be running Core2Duo for everyday
> desktops? in say a decade? probably very few.. and its clock speed
> probably would be something of an relic too :) yeah?

True, still the three machines I was comparing were from about the same year.

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