Re: PS-II spotting

Eugene Leitl (
Mon, 13 Sep 1999 18:23:30 -0700 (PDT)

According to benchmark tests, Athlon noticeably outperforms both PIII
and G4. Are any of you people using an Athlon system out there?

I would really like hear some real-world experiences.

Gregory Alan Bolcer writes:
> Argh! Stupid Macs config site. Obviously if I have the dual
> channel Ultra2, 2-channel card, I don't need the other one.
> Or maybe if you use the first two 10k 18GB disks with the first
> two mirrored and the second on it's own card, but I am not
> sure I'd want to give up the 3rd ATI card. Hmmm.
> It's funny, the cost of the machine came out to about $8k which
> is extremely reasonable, but then I maxed the memory out to
> 1.5G and more than doubled the price--they use 512M simms ($8k).
> Also, it says the Airport cards aren't available yet and the
> 500mhz G4's aren't shipping until the end of October. Not that
> I have the money, but so much for instant gratification. I wonder
> how long it will be before LinuxPPC comes out for the drivers
> for the Airtouch card?