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Old 2016-10-12, 03:33   #348
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"Ed Hall"
Dec 2009
Adirondack Mtns

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Originally Posted by henryzz View Post
Quite an underestimate then.

EdH, just thought I would point out that you would save money by replacing your core 2 systems with more modern systems. You get much more efficiency with recent cpus. This would allow lower power consumption which would save you money in a year or two.
That is of course for the same performance.
Another benefit would be more memory.
Yeah, and I could probably afford the up front investment. But, in reality, I would get the new machine and then still run all these old ones, too. Most be an addiction... (I actually have several more old machines waiting for a chance to help.)

Edit: It's also an opportunity to play. One of the machines is running from an 8GB micro SDHC card. I also have a Raspberry Pi assigning some of the work.

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