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CNET News.com: Dell workstations to include Rambus memory

Jun 25, 1999, 09:35 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

Thanks to Bill Greenwood for this link.

"... the system will use two Rambus channels, meaning that the CPU will be exchanging data with main memory at a peak speed of 3.2 gigabytes per second."

"The new Dell workstations will ship with Linux eventually; Dell has been selling workstations with Red Hat's Linux for several weeks. However, support for other versions of Linux are coming so Dell can expand to more geographies such as the Asia-Pacific region, Karnazes said. That's an indicator that Dell could be close to a deal with TurboLinux, which is strong in Japan.

"Karnazes said the current Linux workstations Dell is selling are higher-end... The big customers are government labs and educational organizations..."

"Dell is "still investigating how proactive we should be" in spurring Linux development..."

Complete story.