[K12OSN] Quad 450's as K12 Server?

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Mon May 10 13:50:27 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 08:26, Shawn Austin wrote:

> If you do a benchmark on a 1.8GHz machine, and the quad 450, you will
> find that the quad 450 does not even rank in the same ball park.  You
> also must consider that the ram that is in such a old machine will not
> be anywhere as quick as a modern machine would have.

They probably would make very good file servers to hold home
or shared directories if the existing drives are big enough.
File service is not as CPU intensive as application service
and you could take advantage of the RAID and hot-swap

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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