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Re: RedHat Linux 7.2 on Alpha XL266 Success!



On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Danilo Godec wrote:

> While on the subject of memory and Alphas... I have one 164SX and ever
> since I have a feeling, it NEEDs more RAM than her i386 buddies around
> here.
>
> Is this correct? Does an Alpha require more RAM for (somewhat) equal
> operation than a i386 based machine just due to the 64 bit architecture?

I think RISC-based chips (such as Alpha)  need more RAM than CISC-based
(such as x86), but its been a while since that CS class.


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