[GTALUG] How to go fast without speculating... maybe
davec-b at rogers.com
Tue Jan 30 18:04:23 EST 2018
On 29/01/18 09:32 PM, William Park via talk wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 09:17:20PM -0500, Alvin Starr via talk wrote:
>> My benchmark for processor success is: Does several of
>> Asus,Supermicro,Tyan,Gigabyte et al make a motherboard for this CPU.
> I second this. If I can't buy it, then I don't care. This is true for
> cars and computer.
Ditto: Unobtanium isn't very useful (;-))
The sparc laptop I used to have was deliberately designed to fit on a
board that was identical to a Dell product. When the screen died it was
swapped for a Dell part. Ditto the battery, when it got wimpy.
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