Re: Apple vs. IBM
You can PCI cards to it. IDE is fine for workstations. Add a PCI scsi card.
Even with a scsi card or ATI video card, it is still a good deal for 360mhz
ultrasparc workstation. We use them for firwalls and small servers.
----- Original Message -----
From: Leandro Dutra <Leandro.firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: PowerPC (Correio eletrônico) <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 1999 7:02 PM
Subject: RES: Apple vs. IBM
> > 3. Sun Ultra5 machines (which start at $2400) outsell 43P150
> > machines by a
> > large margin.
> All right, but last time I searched Ultra5 was an IDE, limited
> upgrade machine... 256 colors only!
> > not workstations. If service and support are so expensive,
> > they should be
> > made an option just like extra memory. Personally, I still
> True! That's what I'd love to see: workstation class machines
> running GNU/Linux or GNU/Hurd with service and support charged as options.
> > contend that IBM
> > is out of touch when it comes to Un*x workstations. Even the 43P140 is
> > overpriced if you look at how much they charge for components.
> IBM never made (only) small mistakes, did they? Proprietary MCA,
> handling of OS/2, PS/2 prices...
> But I still would like to see a more in-depth comparision of the
> RS/6000 and the G3 Macs.
> Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete Dutra
> Amdocs (Brasil) Ltda
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