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What is the minimum spec machine you would buy today?   [Edit]

Survey period: 19 Jan 2003 to 26 Jan 2003

New games, new OS's, new .NET. They all mean our kick-ass box of 2 years ago is now obsolete. What CPU/RAM specs are you choosing today?

Q1. CPU speed (in total, adjust for dual proc)

OptionVotes% 
under 1GHz1496.85
>= 1GHz53924.79
>= 2GHz1,10550.83
>= 3GHz23010.58
>= 4 GHz1516.95

Q2. RAM

OptionVotes% 
under 256 Mb642.94
>= 256 Mb50923.41
>= 512 Mb1,15052.90
>= 1 Gb35016.10
>= 2 Gb1014.65

Q3. Any must-have's?

View optional text answers (547 answers)


 
GeneralRe: < 1ghz works for me Pin
Brian Delahunty21-Jan-03 4:17
Brian Delahunty21-Jan-03 4:17 
GeneralRe: < 1ghz works for me Pin
Christian Graus21-Jan-03 12:03
protectorChristian Graus21-Jan-03 12:03 
GeneralRe: < 1ghz works for me Pin
Mattias Paulsson21-Jan-03 12:26
Mattias Paulsson21-Jan-03 12:26 
GeneralRe: < 1ghz works for me Pin
KarstenK22-Jan-03 0:02
mveKarstenK22-Jan-03 0:02 
GeneralRe: < 1ghz works for me Pin
Paul Watson22-Jan-03 0:06
sitebuilderPaul Watson22-Jan-03 0:06 
GeneralRe: &lt; 1ghz works for me Pin
Rajesh R Subramanian25-Jan-08 0:13
professionalRajesh R Subramanian25-Jan-08 0:13 
GeneralRe: &lt; 1ghz works for me Pin
Paul Watson25-Jan-08 0:31
sitebuilderPaul Watson25-Jan-08 0:31 
GeneralMust have dual CPUs! Pin
Michael Dunn19-Jan-03 18:17
sitebuilderMichael Dunn19-Jan-03 18:17 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Christian Graus19-Jan-03 19:05
protectorChristian Graus19-Jan-03 19:05 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Martin Richter [rMVP C++]20-Jan-03 22:24
Martin Richter [rMVP C++]20-Jan-03 22:24 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Christian Graus20-Jan-03 22:37
protectorChristian Graus20-Jan-03 22:37 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Andrew Peace22-Jan-03 9:22
Andrew Peace22-Jan-03 9:22 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Carlos Antollini20-Jan-03 2:53
Carlos Antollini20-Jan-03 2:53 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Anders Molin20-Jan-03 5:44
professionalAnders Molin20-Jan-03 5:44 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Nitron20-Jan-03 6:26
Nitron20-Jan-03 6:26 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Jon Rista21-Jan-03 10:02
Jon Rista21-Jan-03 10:02 
GeneralRe: Must have dual CPUs! Pin
Matt Philmon24-Jan-03 4:00
Matt Philmon24-Jan-03 4:00 
GeneralSpeed isn't everything Pin
Gary Kirkham19-Jan-03 15:22
Gary Kirkham19-Jan-03 15:22 
GeneralRe: Speed isn't everything Pin
Chris Maunder21-Jan-03 6:13
cofounderChris Maunder21-Jan-03 6:13 
GeneralRe: Speed isn't everything Pin
Gary Kirkham21-Jan-03 6:23
Gary Kirkham21-Jan-03 6:23 
GeneralDual-proc Pin
Jon Sagara19-Jan-03 13:43
Jon Sagara19-Jan-03 13:43 
GeneralRe: Dual-proc Pin
qodfathr19-Jan-03 16:08
qodfathr19-Jan-03 16:08 
GeneralCost Analysis and Productivity Pin
ColinDavies19-Jan-03 12:44
ColinDavies19-Jan-03 12:44 
GeneralWhy? Pin
Mazdak19-Jan-03 8:59
Mazdak19-Jan-03 8:59 
GeneralRe: Why? Pin
Chris Maunder19-Jan-03 9:15
cofounderChris Maunder19-Jan-03 9:15 

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