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Re: [vox] Keepin' my box cool



On Saturday 13 July 2002 04:02 pm, Rick Moen wrote:
> ...
> This seems to imply that only "servers" benefit substantially from SCSI.
> I remember the concept of "servers" as a separate machine category.
> That was before we had Unix, wasn't it?
>
> You _do_ run mulitasking, multithreaded operating systems (with the
> potential for multiuser as well, if needed), don't you?

The problem is, a typical desktop machine with two hard drives
will cost about $600-800 more in a SCSI configuration than with 
IDE -- and for a performance benefit which will go unnoticed.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

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