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In addition some products and technologies are compared up against each other.

My new PC - what will it eventually be.

Here I will discuss and update what my new PC will be like. I am open for critics and proposions about my choice of components, technology, products, operating system and other software & gadgets.

My New PC - 10.Feb 1998

The first draft:

CPU: Pentium II 400 MHZ (Deschutes, 512k or 1MB cache)

MB: BX-chipset, 100 MHZ bus speed, no ISA slots, "firewire".

Memory: at least 128 MB DIMM SDRAM (or any faster RAM-tecnology emerging)

HD: SCSI-3 or FC-AL HD, 4.5 or 9 GB, 7200 or 10000rpm, one or two HD's, maybe RAID solution

GfX: FAST graphics-card, both 3D and 2D, supposedly with voodoo2-chip, min. 8 MB, capable of 1800x1440 res., high refreshrates

Monitor: Viewsonic P815, 21"

Others : TV-tuner card, trackerball, 2nd generation DVD, Full tower case, ergonometric win95 keybd, web-camera, all-in-one printer-scanner-fax-copymachine, ISDN-card, some good sound card, LS-120 drive, + + +

Also: OnNow technology, softBIOS (eks AOPEN)

Purchase date&price : Q2-1998, rsp $6000,-

Please comment !

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