On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 20:55, David Gillen wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 in lists.ilug you wrote:
> > Finally found someone who can source Dual Opteron M/B's! Quicktec.ie in
> > Galway. At least I'm in Galway ATM to make things easy. The only down side
> > is, the board I'm looking at is 595 Euro's + VAT!
> > Then add 720 per Opteron processor and a few 1G Registered 400Mhz DDR RAM's,
> > it's starting to look like it's far outside my budget )-:
> > But, when I dream, at least I dream big (-;
> > My fall-back is one of the new Athlon64 upgrade kits now hitting the shelves.
> > I want 64 bit and I want it NOW! I want a system that does not support any
> > current 'stable' release of M$ software (-;
> Get yourself a sparc so. I've an Athlon 64. Win 2k runs quite nicely on it.
> Haven't gotten around to sticking 64bit mandrake on it
Oh the shame :)
Seriously though, how much fan noise does such a system produce?
AthlonXP's need mega fans to keep anywhere cool, so I imagine than ath64
would need more non?
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