Re: PC Processing Power (was Home Alone)

Subject: Re: PC Processing Power (was Home Alone)
From: Barb Philbrick <caslonsvcs -at- IBM -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 1997 21:19:23 GMT

On Thu, 27 Mar 1997 14:44:03 -0500, you wrote:

>I'm a software engineer by vocation and a writer by avocation, and I do
>both happily at home on my 486. IMO anything faster than a 386 is
>powerful enough for most applications, certainly for word-processing and
>html development.
Depends what you're doing. My Pentium 133 MHz makes a heck of a
difference for Framemaker, PowerPoint, large Word files, and generally
running Windows '95. I have a 486 that I work on at home occasionally
and it's noticeably slower.

If you run something as hulking as Interleaf (as I do), a faster
machine would be even better.


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