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[vox-tech] Optimum memory for a Linux workstation?
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[vox-tech] Optimum memory for a Linux workstation?

In reading the latest Linux Journal, I noticed an ad from EmperorLinux.com,
where they offer an enhanced version of the Dell Inspiron 8500 notebook that I have,
but built for Linux.

The "Rhino," as they call it, has 2GB of memory. Isn't that a bit of overkill for
a workstation?

I have a dual boot between Windows XP Pro and RH9 Linux running on my
machine, and it seems to do well.

Are there any statistics available that show where the performance curve
flattens out as memory is added above, say, 256 MB?

Thanks, in advance, for any insight.


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