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Is your development machine powerful enough?   [Edit]

Survey period: 23 Jan 2012 to 30 Jan 2012

Not that long ago a developer was never satisfied with the power of his machine. Has that changed?

OptionVotes% 
Yes45932.48459 votes, 32.48%
Mostly50635.81506 votes, 35.81%
Not really31822.51318 votes, 22.51%
Not even close1188.35118 votes, 8.35%
I don't do software development120.8512 votes, 0.85%



 
GeneralGreedy boss - bad programs. PinmemberMember 308248730-Jan-12 20:48 
GeneralIt got hell of a lot better with SSD drives PinmemberJörgen Sigvardsson27-Jan-12 10:18 
GeneralRe: It got hell of a lot better with SSD drives PinmemberDmitri Nesteruk28-Jan-12 6:03 
GeneralRe: It got hell of a lot better with SSD drives Pinmemberabdurahman ibn hattab29-Jan-12 5:24 
I don't have lock-ups at all. Probably this happens only for some type of projects, say C++ or ASP.NET.
GeneralRe: It got hell of a lot better with SSD drives PinmemberDan Neely29-Jan-12 16:13 
GeneralPowerful PinmemberMatt Philmon27-Jan-12 5:24 
GeneralMostly ok, but still not enough RAM... PinmemberJun Du26-Jan-12 8:46 
GeneralRe: Mostly ok, but still not enough RAM... PinmemberAlbert Holguin26-Jan-12 11:09 
GeneralRe: Mostly ok, but still not enough RAM... PinmemberMichael Bergman27-Jan-12 4:47 
GeneralRe: Mostly ok, but still not enough RAM... PinmemberAlbert Holguin27-Jan-12 9:14 
GeneralRe: Mostly ok, but still not enough RAM... Pinmemberfriederbluemle30-Jan-12 12:47 
GeneralRe: Mostly ok, but still not enough RAM... Pinmemberabdurahman ibn hattab29-Jan-12 5:26 
Generalok PinmemberDavid Asp26-Jan-12 7:22 
GeneralPowerful delopment machine PinmemberVivic25-Jan-12 16:14 
GeneralIt's all about the hard-drive really... PinmemberArabianTiger25-Jan-12 7:09 
GeneralRe: It's all about the hard-drive really... PinmemberNeptuneHACK!25-Jan-12 7:34 
GeneralRe: It's all about the hard-drive really... PinmemberLanFanNinja25-Jan-12 11:41 
GeneralRe: It's all about the hard-drive really... PinmemberCDP180226-Jan-12 4:01 
GeneralRe: It's all about the hard-drive really... PinmemberEd.Poore28-Jan-12 11:05 
GeneralVirtual all the way down PinmemberNagy Vilmos25-Jan-12 3:02 
GeneralVirus scanner PinmemberPaul Klomp24-Jan-12 20:52 
GeneralBloatware gobbles resources PinmemberMember 98487224-Jan-12 3:50 
GeneralRe: Bloatware gobbles resources Pinmemberorinoco polecat24-Jan-12 10:00 
GeneralRe: Bloatware gobbles resources PinmemberMember 98487224-Jan-12 10:08 
GeneralRe: Bloatware gobbles resources Pinmemberdmjm-h26-Jan-12 4:44 
GeneralRe: Bloatware gobbles resources PinmemberTheRegan26-Jan-12 19:16 
AnswerIf you think your development machine is powerful... Pinmember Randor 24-Jan-12 3:40 
GeneralRe: If you think your development machine is powerful... PinmvpOriginalGriff28-Jan-12 23:31 
GeneralNever Good Enough Pinmemberdavecal24-Jan-12 2:45 
GeneralRe: Never Good Enough Pinmemberorinoco polecat24-Jan-12 10:04 
GeneralProject leader was an engineer once PinmemberRedSonja24-Jan-12 1:37 
GeneralAren't you supposed* to develop on a machine with the same specs you intend your software to run on? PinmemberSteve Echols23-Jan-12 19:54 
GeneralRe: Aren't you supposed* to develop on a machine with the same specs you intend your software to run on? PinmemberRonald Hoek23-Jan-12 20:27 
GeneralRe: Aren't you supposed* to develop on a machine with the same specs you intend your software to run on? Pinmembermirdones24-Jan-12 0:58 
GeneralRe: Aren't you supposed* to develop on a machine with the same specs you intend your software to run on? PinmemberDan Neely29-Jan-12 16:04 
GeneralRe: Aren't you supposed* to develop on a machine with the same specs you intend your software to run on? PinmemberSteve Echols29-Jan-12 18:30 
GeneralMy machine is over 8 years old PinmemberAORD23-Jan-12 18:52 
GeneralDevelopers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberEksith23-Jan-12 18:50 
GeneralRe: Developers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberV.24-Jan-12 0:43 
GeneralRe: Developers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberJan Steyn26-Jan-12 0:07 
GeneralRe: Developers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberV.26-Jan-12 1:09 
GeneralRe: Developers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberDennis E White24-Jan-12 4:54 
GeneralIf developers worked for free... PinadminChris Maunder24-Jan-12 8:23 
GeneralRe: If developers worked for free... PinmemberRavi Bhavnani25-Jan-12 4:07 
GeneralRe: Developers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberPIEBALDconsult25-Jan-12 2:55 
GeneralRe: Developers shouldn't have powerful machines (with some exceptions) PinmemberRavi Bhavnani25-Jan-12 4:06 
GeneralMy Dev Machine is 4 years old and still very fast PinmemberTomKnights23-Jan-12 10:07 
GeneralRe: My Dev Machine is 4 years old and still very fast PinmemberMario Majcica23-Jan-12 10:50 
GeneralMy dev box PinmemberPSU Steve23-Jan-12 8:54 
GeneralNew dev machine PinmemberNigel Stratton23-Jan-12 7:47 

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