[kwlug-disc] OT: New Intel desktop/laptop CPUs

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 8 07:36:19 EST 2010

I can do virtualization, albeit only for testing purposes.

e.g. The Web Conferencing server I used on my remote collaboration presentation was running on a virtual on that same computer.

Actually I've been using virtualization for a couple of years now on that computer.

If I eventually upgrade it it will be because:
A) I have some extra cash to burn. (After having paid debts and taken holidays)
B) I have a professional need for a faster computer.
C) The current computer dies (I replaced the mobo for $60 less than 2 years ago and added a faster video card for $25)

Raul Suarez

Technology consultant
Software, Hardware and Practices
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--- On Sun, 3/7/10, William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> From: William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] OT: New Intel desktop/laptop CPUs
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Sunday, March 7, 2010, 9:17 PM
> On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 05:34:00PM
> -0800, Raul Suarez wrote:
> > I am not planning to. Currently Running an Intel(R)
> Celeron(R) CPU
> > 2.80GHz with 1.5 Gb. Yes very old
> Hmm... too old.  You need to upgrade, at least to find
> out how useless
> "virtualizations" are.
> I was doing fine with my single-core AMD64 (AM2/2.4GHz/45W)
> and 8GB ram.
> Over the Christmas/New Year holidays, I was bitten by
> Virtualization
> bug.  So, I upgraded to quad-core Phenom X4 9750
> (2.4GHz/125W).  Now,
> I'm back to single-core.
> -- 
> William
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