mbd/chipset & athlon cpu recommendations
lbarnes at localhost.localdomain
Tue Mar 19 07:44:00 PST 2002
On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 10:39:00PM -0800, Mark T. Ganzer wrote:
> Got mine from newegg a couple of weeks back for $52, along with boxed AMD
> Athlon XP1700 for $124 (inc heatsink/fan and 3 yr warrenty). I ended up
> also getting a Thermaltake Volcano 6u+ heatsink/fan ($12) + Arctic Alumina
> grease (already had some of that on hand) because I had previously had
> heat problems with a 1 Ghz Athlon with the AMD heatsink/fan/thermal pad
> Now I finally have my VMware sessions running at a reasonable speed, and I
> STILL feel like a "Cheap Bastard"...
... and we'd send Mark his "CB SIG" membership card, except we're too cheap to
have cards (never mind the postage!) ;-)
Lan Barnes lbarnes at san.rr.com
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