[tech] [committee] Want

Matt Johnston matt at ucc.asn.au
Fri Aug 26 19:16:05 WST 2011


What's the spec on the linux boxes that are currently slow?
Perhaps X11 apps are just inherently not as responsive as
Windows or Mac OS X?

Matt

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 04:25:46PM +0800, Bob Adamson wrote:
> A close reader of the committee minutes over the past few weeks (months?) 
> will have noticed my ongoing complaints about our linux boxen being shit 
> slow. I was tasked with coming up with something, so I did:
> 
> $$$  Item
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 89   Coolermaster elite 360 case with 420W psu
> 149  Asus M5A88-M USB3 AM3 mobo
> 118  8Gb DDR3 1600Mhz G.Skill 2X4Gb Kit Ripjaws-X 12800 Heatsinkb
> 249  120Gb Corsair Force 3 SSD 2.5" SATA3 550/510 MB/s HDD SF-2200 CSSD-F120GB3-BK
> 138  AMD Phenom II X4 QUAD Core 965 3.4G SKT AM3 8Mb RETAIL 125W / 140W X4
> 79   LG CH10LS20 Blu RAY Combo Reads BluRay Writes DVD 8X BD-R SATA DVDRW Lightscribe
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 822  total
> 
> All from netplus. We already have all the peripherals, screens, etc, so 
> this is just the box.
> 
> kthxbye
> 
> Andrew Adamson
> UCC President
> bob at ucc.asn.au
> 
> |"The faster you move, the slower time passes, the longer you live."     |
> | ---Peter's Laws                                                        |


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