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Feb 16, 2005, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I thought LinuxWorld Conference and Exposition (LWCE) would be all about GNU/Linux distributions and related software products, but it's not. Hardware has its place, too. Intel and AMD both have large areas dedicated to promoting their brand names. Sun and IBM are the hardest chargers of the bunch, lugging in their biggest, baddest machines to demonstrate. Read on for an overview of the hardware products on display at LinuxWorld Boston 2005.

"Sun and HP both have dual Opteron workstations and servers on display, with little difference between the two brands in terms of capabilities. Both support two dual core Opteron processors, up to 16GB of DDR400 RAM, and are equipped with dual port SCSI-320 disk controllers..."

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