On 19 Jan 2000, Rui-Tao Dong wrote:
> Erunantion> Well, my first thought is - get more ram. though what
> Erunantion> exactly is this backstore thing?
> Well, it takes 5V 168pin EDO/ECC DIMM, which isn't cheap comparing
> with commodity memory. That's part of the reason that I am looking
> for a new machine. Also, I haven't seen any significant speed up from
> my 384MB machine.
Yeah, i know that you mean as far as ram prices go.... i could use more
for my system, but i don't have the cash for it.
> Do you know what Alpha is that? I am also thinking about a previous
> generation 533MHz 164SX. Quite a few were sold for $250 (CPU & MB) a
> while back on EBay. I don't know where to find it now.
here's the info he knows about the alpha:
600mhz EV5 chip
4mb L1 cache
256mb ECC PC100 SDRAM
6gb Ultr5a SCSI 2 HD
he doesn't know about the price of one, since he got it through work.
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