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Originally Posted by ramicio View Post

Do you know how manufacturing works? It would never make fiscal sense for a small band to get a CD pressed versus building some tower with 10 drives.

I've already said that I've worked in the industry and used to send out demos. But honestly, who gives a toss when internet randoms like you can chip in with theirwworthless opinions rolleyes.gif

So how about we get back on topic now?
post #1542 of 4140
Yep, it's cheaper to get a factory to setup and press a few hundred discs versus just burning them rolleyes.gif
 
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Originally Posted by ramicio View Post

Yep, it's cheaper to get a factory to setup and press a few hundred discs versus just burning them rolleyes.gif

Actually it's about the same. But you don't have the cost of pc parts and you have a significantly better quality finish.

That's why I used to get larger batches (in terms of the business I was generating) pressed and save the burning for prototyping (so to speak).

But keep trolling mate. I mean, real life experience is clearly worthless on the internet
Edited by Plan9 - 5/13/13 at 8:33am
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Except that hardware is a physical asset. A fee to set up tooling is money lost.
 
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Except that hardware is a physical asset.
It's still a cost - regardless of how you're now trying to argue it. It's not as if we're talking about using an existing desktop to burn CDs - this is a dedicated build. So in that regard it's no different to paying for the glass cuts.
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Originally Posted by ramicio View Post

A fee to set up tooling is money lost.
The places I've booked with absorbed that cost into the cost of running the batch. But I can't speak for every plant.

Anyway, all of this is moot because the guy in question isn't burning CDs and isn't bulk burning the same ISO. (which was why I asked the original question - curiosity what his workload was like that meant this was more advantageous over pressing). But as usual, you're more interested in arguing than your same tired (and often misinformed - if we're completely honest. I've seen your rants in the Linux forums) argument until everyone gets utterly fed up and either gives up out of boredom or the thread gets locked. So please let's not drag this thread the same way.
Edited by Plan9 - 5/13/13 at 9:37am
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So add me to your block list so you don't have to see my posts.
 
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In the interest of getting this thread back on topic, here's one of my personal boxes. (It's not one I host myself though, so I can't post any pictures):
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Linux primus.h4ck.in 2.6.32-11-pve #1 SMP Wed Apr 11 07:17:05 CEST 2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux


It runs Debian and a number of OpenVZ containers on top of that (basically virtualisation but at the OS level). Currently I only have 3 VMs running on it (though each with their own dedicated WAN IP):
  • A live web server
  • A development web server
  • And an IRC server
post #1548 of 4140
Whatever you use your server for is your own business. Arguing that point serves no one.

Now then, post away! thumb.gif
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Not got it yet due to the expense but slowly building this beast over the next month and its not......technically a server though it is hardware wise one

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Not got it yet due to the expense but slowly building this beast over the next month and its not......technically a server though it is hardware wise one

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Memory: 8x4GB 1333mhz DDR3 totalling 32GB
PSU: Corsair Professional AX860 Modular
OS HDD (If you have one): 2x3TB Raid 1
Gaming Drive: Partition of ^
Graphics EVGA 2GB GTX 680
Server Manufacturer (Ex: Dell, HP, You?): meeeeeeeeeeeeee with a little help.....okay £2k help from my bank

Just used for gaming (going off the part where you said "gaming drive")?
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