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RE: New PC for Cygwin
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: "'The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 18:24:26 -0600
- Subject: RE: New PC for Cygwin
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> From: zzapper
> I stripped down an old PC 600MHZ to just run CygWin, but it's
> really hopelessly slow.
...? Why wouldn't you just put Linux on it?
...I mean other than the irreparable trauma of trying to get all your
hardware working? ;-)
> Junk. Instead I will buy a new PC
> (but I know this is how long is a piece of string), but what
> sort of thing should I look for in a PC to run CW as fast as
> possible. Feel free to suggest a make/model.
Get one of them new Intel Core Dual-Quad Octo-Plus jobbers with the four
cores. Tom's Hardware claims they're the bee's knees.
Gary R. Van Sickle