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Alright, I just got finished setting up my new Linux machine! Well it's not really new...it's been in my closet for awhile...but it's the fastest thing in my house right ...
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- 09-17-2006 #1
My New Linux Machine
2.8ghz Pentium 4 HT
1.5 gigs of RAM
120 gig HDD
Nvidia GeForce 2 (old school, I know)
And an X-Inifinity Case
Running Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Man that thing is fast to ;D
- 09-17-2006 #2
thats a pretty cool box!
just one thing: you could have saved on the memory and got a better vga cardAll Empires rise and fall. The Microsoft Empire has already risen, only one way to go now...
- 09-17-2006 #3
haha, well i actually bought none of it. I got the box with a gig memory from a relative though a bet, haha. I just through an extra 512 in it. I got the GeForce free from my friend, and it was a lot better than the 12 dollar card that was previously in the box.
- 09-17-2006 #4
Nice box. Though I prefer more RAM to a good graphics card Besides, at least it's an Nvidia and not an ATI, hehe.
- 09-17-2006 #5
Haha, yes me too, I do more development than gaming...so Im usually running a LOT of resource hogs at a time.
and for the nvidia over ati statement...
- 09-17-2006 #6
lol, my box is similar when it comes to parts re-use
whatever works stays there until it breaks down...
nvidia seems to be the best choice for linux. even older nvidia cards seem to out-performs some of ati's newer stuff.
unfortunately i'm stuck with a radeon 9250, i bought it just a few months before switching to linuxAll Empires rise and fall. The Microsoft Empire has already risen, only one way to go now...
- 09-18-2006 #7
Yes, i've always leaned towards nvidia. And since that whole ordeal with ATI not opening open (check fsf.org if you dont know about that) i've definitly not even looked into their products.
I really want to put SLI into this machine and see what it can do =D
- 09-18-2006 #8Originally Posted by easuter