hardware platform selections

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Nov 19 20:17:31 PST 2004

I don't want to start a big thing here. I am just wondering how the 1.8GHz 
G5's compare against intel's of equal price for compiling power. I have an 
oportunity to get a 3GHz p4 very cheap, but I was planning to hold out to get 
a true 64-bit mac. Without much techical data to justify it, I think the 
amd64's must be compromising something being able to run 32 and 64 bit at the 
same time.

I guess my question is, dolar for dolar, which hardware platform has the most 
compiling power?

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