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Offline ParadoxTopic starter

Computer machine
« on: May 09, 2011, 02:17:40 PM »
This isn't a problem so much as simply a question.

A few of my friends are nerdgasming over this computer machine. Since I'm stuck a few centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire in terms of technological prowess, I don't understand why. Can anyone here explain it?

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Re: Computer machine
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2011, 08:19:11 PM »
It has more RAM than most people have hard drive space?

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Re: Computer machine
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2011, 11:01:20 AM »
o.o oh... wow . . . *nerdgasms* x'D
It has crazily a lot of RAM. And... is it me or it says it has 8 processors? whuuut o.o is the owner a crazy gamer or?

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Re: Computer machine
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2011, 12:39:11 PM »
It's a server. Those stats are largely meaningless as the average user understands them.

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Re: Computer machine
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2011, 01:23:29 PM »
I was just going to say, I've heard complaints from friends about the quad core; I can only imagine the frustration someone would have with 8 processors. If current technology is written for dual cores and doesn't utilize quad properly, it's sure as hell not going to make use of an eighter very well.

2 TB of RAM is nice to dream about when you have a computer that is slow, though.

Me, I just want to take a solid state for a spin. Shiiiiny.... @_@

Offline Vekseid

Re: Computer machine
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2011, 05:22:41 PM »
What Nehalem Xeon motherboard even -supports- two terabytes of RAM? Elliquiy's Nehalem server is near the top of the line and only supports 192 gigs.

Unless that's a virtualized system with a giant SSD or twenty being used as swap.