[CentOS] died again

Thu Dec 5 22:08:19 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Michael Hennebry
> <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:
>>> He has a 3.2 Ghz CPU which is much more then this 3800 but the only
>>> thing that the 3800+ is good is that it has 2 cores but still same low
>>> share ram ( I had one of these in the past).
>> I'm considering the beast listed here, especially if my current beast
>> dies:
>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883250296&cm_sp=DailyDeal-_-83-250-296-_-Product
>> I note that it has an Intel Core 2 Duo and 2G of RAM.
>> It has those in common with a lot of cheap PC's I've seen.
>> Are there gotchas here that I should know about?
>> I'm already aware that Core 2 is on Intel's discontiued list.
>> My current beast has Pentium 4 with 4G of RAM.
> Depending on what you are doing, you might miss the RAM.  You should
> be able to enable the VTx capability on that if you want to run KVM
> but the option is hidden somewhere in the bios.
That's a nice price, but you really do want at least 4G of RAM. You might
see if you can add more, at least two gig - bring it up to 4GB.