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Re: Which Dell Dimension ?

On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 15:03:48 -0600, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 15:44 -0500, Mike Smith wrote:
> > I've always prefered the Optiplex line, but the SC420 (Poweredge
> > Server) looks like it would work well as a desktop and it's only $249
> > (256MB, 2.53Ghz Celeron and a 40GB SATA HD), no OS.
> I've got to agree with Steven Jones.
> Unless you do lots of (audio and video) ripping/encoding, where
> the P4's 3+GHz just overpowers the Athlon and Athlon64, the AMD
> chips (especially the A64, even in 32 bit mode) are faster than
> the P4.

Well, no audio/video encoding - I just enjoy a fast desktop and
compiling stuff in reasonable time.
Since I want a quality machine this time, which company sells
workstations with AMD64 ?

Thanks & best regards,

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