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francois - 20 Jul 2017, 00:32
Calm Ivan, be cool. :wink:
francois - 20 Jul 2017, 04:27
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francois - 20 Jul 2017, 04:27
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francois - 20 Jul 2017, 04:28
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Evan - 20 Jul 2017, 12:18
francois wrote:low ressource computer: your setup to maximize your box
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francois - 20 Jul 2017, 18:59
I have a more recent linux box. Just trying to be a little more environment friendly. Let's say that I could give it to a needy friend. What do you think? :wink:
Evan - 20 Jul 2017, 23:38
False economy , a $30 Raspberry would be more environment friendly with watts per processing than 20 year old gear plus Raspberry will decode HD media with less electricty while old gear will just stutter and maybe not even play it at all.
Evan - 20 Jul 2017, 23:42
Pointless giving a needy friend something that doesn't even meet the basic requirements of a fully loaded webpage with x264 decoding , just give him a $30 amazon voucher and take the old gear to a recycling refuse. :wink:
Evan - 20 Jul 2017, 23:46
But hey ho , We all have different ideas as some people still happily run old 32 bit gear rather than using the money they would save on electricty buying a bottom of the range 64 bit CPU that would run circles around the 32 bit.
Evan - 21 Jul 2017, 05:30
Infact i'll take back the $30 Raspberry considering you can now get secondhand Chromebook with a LED backlit screen for $50.
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