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Old 09-05-02, 09:23 PM
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What type of computer do you use at work?

Mine sucks. it's a Dell L500cx. Celeron 500 MHz. thank god they don't have me doing any Solidworks, cuz even Autocad runs slow.
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Old 09-05-02, 10:49 PM
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Old 09-05-02, 11:35 PM
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An EMachine POS....I put Windows XP Pro on it. Home sucked ass...
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Old 09-05-02, 11:48 PM
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some sort of older Dell
and I do Sony tech support
have to lie if the customers ask what kind of computer we use
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Old 09-06-02, 01:54 AM
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Old 09-06-02, 06:27 AM
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Tangent (sp?) is the brand name, a celeron 500
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Old 09-06-02, 07:26 AM
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Dell Latitude CPx laptop, I think; 256 mb RAM and 1, 1.2 ghz chip.
running Win2k. I don't know if it's the machine, or Win2k, or the programs I run, but I'm not a big fan of it.....Win 98 and ME crash, but you can sometimes bring that back. When 2k crashes, it's down for the count.....
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Old 09-06-02, 09:05 AM
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Compaq Deskpro running Windows NT with Pentium III 500mhz 128mb RAM 10GB hard drive 15" monitor. YECCH!
 
Old 09-06-02, 11:51 AM
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My primary machine is a Compaq Evo pancake. It's a P4 1.7GHZ, 512MB RAM, 20GB HD, XP Pro with a nice ViewSonic PF775 monitor.
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Old 09-06-02, 12:46 PM
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Looks like I'm the first to reply from a Gateway. PIII-500, 128MB. It was nice when I got it a few years ago, but it's seen better days. It'd be pretty much considered a doorstop at home. Does the job, though...

I was supposed to get a new machine when we hired a new employee earlier this year (he would inherit mine), but they somehow managed to find another PC for him.
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Old 09-06-02, 01:56 PM
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We've used MicronPCs here in our office for the past 5 years or so. My work machine is a PIII 933, 512mb RAM, running WinXP Pro. It's about a year and a half old, as the pcs rolled out this year were all 1.6gHz MicronPCs.
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Old 09-06-02, 03:03 PM
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Compaq Deskpro with a P3 650. It came with 128MB RAM, but earlier in the year when RAM was really cheap I bought too much and had 512 lying around. So I put it into my work machine. Being a Win2000 and Exchange admin it's more than enough.
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Work at Dell and have an Optiplex GX240, gig of ram and 2.2 P4. It somokes.
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Old 09-06-02, 04:42 PM
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A "Mind" PC (yep, that's actually the brand name) - PIII 950 w/512MB - not the fastest machine in the world, but it gets the job done.
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Old 09-06-02, 07:03 PM
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ibm t23 laptop w 512mb of ram and a 30gb hd.

Does the Job nicely.
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Old 09-06-02, 08:07 PM
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i think i win the prize... for the slowest computer. (but it's such a small non-profit organization that the money is better spent elsewhere).

i have a gateway pentium 133 on my desk. (yeah, back before the pentiums even had numbers.... just a "pentium") it has 64 MB RAM and runs win2000 like a champ. a slow champ. but it always makes it exciting when i come home and see how fast our computers are here. i've thought several times about just building new computers and donating them at work, i may just do that.
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Old 09-06-02, 08:30 PM
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PIII 650 IBM w/ 192 ram and 12 gb hd. Runs prety average.
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Old 09-06-02, 08:38 PM
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Doesn't anyone use anything interesting like an SGI Indy, a NeXT box, or an IBM AS/400?
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Old 09-06-02, 10:18 PM
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Originally posted by skar
Doesn't anyone use anything interesting like an SGI Indy, a NeXT box, or an IBM AS/400?
My company sub leased 2 floors in an office bulding from First Boston Financial. While we were setting up our networking gear and server rack they left a few IBM AS/400's lying around.

Company we bought out had a bunch of Sun boxes of various kinds and a bunch of DEC Alpha boxes. They were running a bunch of UNIX flavors, NT, a few versions of Novell and Oracle for their DB's. We're keeping some of the UNIX stuff and moving everything else to windows 2000, active directory and SQL 2000. Much easier to manage when you standardize on one or two OS's and hardware architectures.
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Old 09-06-02, 10:39 PM
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My main machine is a Dell P4 1.6. My second machine is a generic celeron 300, and random use of whatever type of laptop I have available at the time. I also have a compaq PIII 700 system setup as a testing server, and a compaq celeron 600 as a IDS system sitting in my office as well. Luckily I have a big air conditioning vent in there to keep it cool.

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Old 09-07-02, 10:34 AM
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Originally posted by skar
Doesn't anyone use anything interesting like an SGI Indy, a NeXT box, or an IBM AS/400?
Yes, I have 5 "computers" in my office that I use almost daily. UltraSparc 70, RS6000 F50, AS400 Terminal, and an MVS terminal running off an ES9000. Plus my custom PC.
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