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My computer at work has and old P4 running windows xp 32 bit with 2gb ram....they upgraded me to 3 gb lol! I told the guy it is not going to do anything, my computer will still be slow since excel etc is cpu dependent. He says it is not up to him. What a tool!
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Originally Posted by Rust1d? View Post
He says it is not up to him. What a tool!
Don't be a jerk. Maybe its really not up to him.
    
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Originally Posted by DayoftheGreek View Post
Don't be a jerk. Maybe its really not up to him.
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post #5 of 28
Slow at excel? Poor poor machine..
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It's their property at the end of the day lol.
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I build and deploy systems for a 64-billion dollar corporate entity.

When they tell us to throw in a gig of ram, we do it. It doesn't matter if it's stupid to spend money upgrading P4's.

That being said, I am currently working on a project to remove and replace all P4's throughout this companies headquarters' because they are dropping like flies.

Engineering stations get dual xeon rigs with 12gb ram
everything else, Dell Optiplex 780's. boo.
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3 gb??? I will be jumping with joy. I am running on a P4 with 1 gb RAM and 80 gig disk drive. And this is a company with close to 100,000 employees.
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I deploy and maintain machines at a college. Whatever they tell us in the budget is what gets done with the exception of networking which we actually get input on.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post
Slow at excel? Poor poor machine..
You should see some of the stuff people do in Excel here.... One spreadsheet takes an hour to calculate on a Core 2 Duo.

When ever there is a round of upgrades.... I complain but I provide information and reason why. I had to yell for a year before they upgraded us to dual monitors. A one-time $300 cost but increase productivity of $100K+ employees..... why wouldn't they?
Edited by DuckieHo - 5/3/11 at 12:18pm
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