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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 Pin
Ryan Schneider26-Sep-00 6:05
sussRyan Schneider26-Sep-00 6:05 
GeneralThe worst evil! Pin
Dmitriy M. Rezniskiy21-Sep-00 4:02
sussDmitriy M. Rezniskiy21-Sep-00 4:02 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! Pin
Alvaro Mendez21-Sep-00 4:26
sussAlvaro Mendez21-Sep-00 4:26 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! Pin
Dmitriy M. Reznitskiy21-Sep-00 23:48
sussDmitriy M. Reznitskiy21-Sep-00 23:48 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! Pin
Peter23-Sep-00 23:25
sussPeter23-Sep-00 23:25 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! Pin
Prof. Pie Head26-Sep-00 4:53
sussProf. Pie Head26-Sep-00 4:53 
GeneralRe: The worst evil! Pin
DiDi27-Sep-00 4:59
sussDiDi27-Sep-00 4:59 
Generalcomputers Pin
Yuri Gershanov19-Sep-00 18:27
sussYuri Gershanov19-Sep-00 18:27 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Alvaro Mendez20-Sep-00 4:10
sussAlvaro Mendez20-Sep-00 4:10 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Abizer20-Sep-00 7:11
sussAbizer20-Sep-00 7:11 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Yuri Gershanov21-Sep-00 4:03
sussYuri Gershanov21-Sep-00 4:03 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Alvaro Mendez21-Sep-00 4:33
sussAlvaro Mendez21-Sep-00 4:33 
GeneralDistributed compliation [was: computers] Pin
Michael Dunn21-Sep-00 19:58
sussMichael Dunn21-Sep-00 19:58 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Crispy Critter20-Sep-00 10:47
sussCrispy Critter20-Sep-00 10:47 
GeneralI/O & Memory Speed Pin
Steven J. Ackerman18-Sep-00 6:23
sussSteven J. Ackerman18-Sep-00 6:23 
GeneralRe: I/O & Memory Speed Pin
Gert Boddaert20-Sep-00 5:21
sussGert Boddaert20-Sep-00 5:21 
GeneralRe: I/O & Memory Speed Pin
Farhan Noor Qureshi21-Sep-00 12:35
sussFarhan Noor Qureshi21-Sep-00 12:35 
Generalcomputers Pin
Geldar18-Sep-00 0:58
sussGeldar18-Sep-00 0:58 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Chris Maunder18-Sep-00 2:14
sussChris Maunder18-Sep-00 2:14 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Arnt Witteveen18-Sep-00 4:04
sussArnt Witteveen18-Sep-00 4:04 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Dave Rothgery18-Sep-00 7:45
sussDave Rothgery18-Sep-00 7:45 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Audrey MacLean18-Sep-00 9:24
sussAudrey MacLean18-Sep-00 9:24 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
David Cunningham18-Sep-00 11:18
sussDavid Cunningham18-Sep-00 11:18 
GeneralRe: computers Pin
Steven Mitcham22-Sep-00 2:52
sussSteven Mitcham22-Sep-00 2:52 

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