• Subject: Re: What About Price vs. Performance
  • From: "Neil Palmer" <neilp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2001 15:50:50 -0400

Think of the cost of installing, maintaining, upgrading and backing up 
those 1024 NT/Chickens, instead of a couple of one or two Oxen/400.
Not to mention the cost of protecting each chicken from the salmonella 
virus, and making sure all the paperwork for their licenses are all kept 
up to date.  Much easier to look after an ox or two.


Phil Groschwitz <sublime78ska@yahoo.com>
Sent by: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
2001/04/07 14:05
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        To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
        Subject:        Re: What About Price vs. Performance

Well, I'd pay to see the 1024 chickens plowing a
field.  <vbg>


--- booth@martinvt.com wrote:
> in the never ending debate of the wonders of PC
> computing:
> "If you were plowing a field, which would you rather
> use? Two strong oxen 
> or 1024 chickens?"
> - Seymour Cray (1925-1996), father of supercomputing
> _______________________
> Booth Martin
> Booth@MartinVT.com
> http://www.MartinVT.com
> _______________________

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