Subject: Re: Any experince with this alpha?
To: John C. Hayward <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 08/26/1996 19:13:03
> Wish this Alpha was close to performance of the Pentium Pro. For $800 to
> get a case, good graphics card, SCSI controler (even though the disk is
> small), eithernet, etc. it looks like a great deal - except if the
> processor is going to be at the 50MZ Pentium speed.
Right. Like i said: my main motivation was that I wanted to have a
couple of alphas at home. The fact that they were tightly integrated
(in a tiny box 8-) made it even better.
Really, overall, it's a fair deal but not one that i'd call "great."