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SignalGround: Living Cheaply: SuSE 7.1 and USB on a Budget Box

Apr 27, 2001, 16:09 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Moran)

How's $474 sound for a reasonably speedy computer running the latest SuSE?

"It's amazing what $500 will buy you these days. Have you looked at AMD's Duron lately? One quick glance at those price-to-performance numbers and you'll be racing for the credit card. Duron prices are so low that you feel guilty for not buying one."

"We at Signal Ground couldn't let an opportunity like this pass us by. So we built a new Duron-based system, intrugued by the challenge of building a high-performance budget box. And it gave us a chance to play with SuSE 7.1 -- whose Live Eval version impressed us so much -- and test its mettle on our USB peripherals."

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