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32323Re: [midatlanticretro] more on big Compaq machines

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  • Dave McGuire
    Sep 4, 2013
      On 09/04/2013 12:07 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
      >>> Hmmm...I wonder if the height would be right for a bedside stand?
      >>> It could
      >>> even double as a space heater!
      >>>
      >>> or a Boat Anchor :)
      >>
      >> Yeah that was my first thought. A friend gave them to me, though,
      >> with a large pile of SGI gear, and made me promise not to scrap them.
      >>
      >> I must admit, though, that they are really damn impressive for PCs.
      >
      > I'm very fond of well-built pre-PIII peecees. PIII and later chipsets are
      > just awful and in my experience riddled with compatability issues and
      > bugs.

      ...and then there's that whole "slower than pissing tar" thing. PC
      users are the most tolerant, forgiving people on the planet.

      So do you want these beasties? ;)

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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