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Are PCs powerful enough?   [Edit]

Survey period: 18 Sep 2000 to 24 Sep 2000

The 1GHz barrier has been broken, but many of us still only type at 60 words per minute. Do we need faster PCs, or have they hit the point where faster doesn't mean better?

They are fast enough.275.2927 votes, 5.29%
They are nearly fast enough. Another GHz or two would be nice.224.3122 votes, 4.31%
They are fast enough for the average user, but not for a developer.5310.3953 votes, 10.39%
They are fast enough now, but new, bulky software will always slow the system down.10720.98107 votes, 20.98%
They are still too slow.173.3317 votes, 3.33%
There is no such thing as "fast enough". We are barely scratching the surface of what we can do with computers.28455.69284 votes, 55.69%

GeneralProcessor Speed isn't everything PinsussRyan Schneider26-Sep-00 7:05 
GeneralThe worst evil! PinsussDmitriy M. Rezniskiy21-Sep-00 5:02 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! PinsussAlvaro Mendez21-Sep-00 5:26 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! PinsussDmitriy M. Reznitskiy22-Sep-00 0:48 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! PinsussPeter24-Sep-00 0:25 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! PinsussProf. Pie Head26-Sep-00 5:53 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! PinsussDiDi27-Sep-00 5:59 
Generalcomputers PinsussYuri Gershanov19-Sep-00 19:27 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussAlvaro Mendez20-Sep-00 5:10 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussAbizer20-Sep-00 8:11 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussYuri Gershanov21-Sep-00 5:03 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussAlvaro Mendez21-Sep-00 5:33 
GeneralDistributed compliation [was: computers] PinsussMichael Dunn21-Sep-00 20:58 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussCrispy Critter20-Sep-00 11:47 
GeneralI/O & Memory Speed PinsussSteven J. Ackerman18-Sep-00 7:23 
GeneralRe: I/O & Memory Speed PinsussGert Boddaert20-Sep-00 6:21 
GeneralRe: I/O & Memory Speed PinsussFarhan Noor Qureshi21-Sep-00 13:35 
Generalcomputers PinsussGeldar18-Sep-00 1:58 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussChris Maunder18-Sep-00 3:14 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussArnt Witteveen18-Sep-00 5:04 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussDave Rothgery18-Sep-00 8:45 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussAudrey MacLean18-Sep-00 10:24 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussDavid Cunningham18-Sep-00 12:18 
GeneralRe: computers PinsussSteven Mitcham22-Sep-00 3:52 

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