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Old 06-25-2009, 08:22 AM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

Interesting, I'd say that a dual (2) Quad (4) core would be 2x4 = 8 cores.

I only have a Tb of harddrive space, but that's all just scratch disc, as all work is on the servers.

Not saying that there aren't computers out there that are much much better.

I'm just happy with the speed and consistency of my system at the moment.
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Old 06-30-2009, 11:17 PM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

ah, my bad. i saw the 2 x 3 and oops. you're right, 2 x 4.
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Old 08-08-2009, 07:02 AM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

You should be satisfied DJSoulglo
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Old 08-09-2009, 05:47 PM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

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-main thing on there, that might put it in a completely different league to everything else on this thread - would be where it says 'Mac OS X'.

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Old 08-11-2009, 11:05 AM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

You say that, but my paltry pc at home can do one thing that this lovely mac here can't do. Allocate more than 3 Gigs of Ram to Photoshop. It'll be possible in the next MacOS, but this still pisses me off.

Also I agree that macs have been historically better for design work, I tend to not agree so much anymore. Esp with windows 7 coming up....
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Old 08-11-2009, 12:09 PM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

… it would take something fairly impressive from Microsoft to convince me of that.
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Old 08-12-2009, 12:31 AM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

yup, for the first time ever, i'm actually going to endorse a microsoft product... windows 7 is impressive! i've seen it and played with it and have it on order along with a new $2000, 64 bit I7, 6 gig, dual RAID terrabyte, screaming quad core beast! ok, so i'm excited about the new computer. but, what is really going to make it even sweeter is the new win7. this thing is FINALLY THE MOST STABLE OPERATING SYSTEM microsoft has ever built, including win2k! yup, straight out of the box, no patches, no service packs, it's THE most stable o/s MS has ever done! and it's fast! it's not the bloatware that is vista! it's not the semi-stable winXP. it's all the good of XP and Vista without the boondoggles, crashes and bloated crap. vista took almost 2 gigs of memory all by itself. win7 will take about 500 megs or so, depending on what else you put on it.

you can get the release candidate now and try it out for yourself. just go to microsoft.com and follow the links. it's free to try and expires in june of 2010. so, test it out for yourself and see.

from what i can tell, M$ has finally got it right!

p.s. also, if you buy a new qualifying machine with vista home premium or above on it, you'll get the win7 upgrade for free when it comes out officially in october!
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Old 11-21-2009, 06:35 PM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

How about a supercomputer instead; reasonable priced too.

http://blogs.zdnet.com/gadgetreviews...54&tag=nl.e505
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Old 11-22-2009, 09:16 AM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

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i was recently shown this page for THE cutting edge, push the envelope, in your face, kick you in the butt HOME computers! HOME! http://www.nvidia.com/object/persona...computing.html

anyone got a spare $16,000+
God man, did you bought the Nikola Tesla Super Computer!?!?!?
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Old 11-22-2009, 09:18 AM
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Re: Companies offering 64-bit, 8-core workstations

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djsoulglo,

that's only a 6 core. mac does have some 8 cores in the mac pro line, with up to 32 gigs of ram and 4 terabytes of harddrive space and 4 pci-e cards expansion.
I have that one with many PCI, what can I do with those extra PCI?
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