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Linux Magazine: Deja Vu

Jan 20, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Streicher)

"Last month, I expressed boredom with the personal computer. Beyond gigahertz, gigabytes, and wireless, I complained, personal computers sold today look and feel a lot like those sold ten years ago.

"Of course, that's not entirely true. Over the past decade, PCs have gotten cheaper while the list of standard features has expanded enormously. Indeed, a veritable supercomputer can be purchased readily for little more than a game console, and previously high-end features have become ho-hum: clock speed, RAM, CD-ROM, CD-R, DVD, polygons-per-second, and wireless, in roughly that order..."

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