I just upgraded the processor in mainframe from a single Pentium II 450 to dual Pentium III (Katmai) 600's, compliments of (well, I'm gonna be paying for them, but they're rare, and they're a perfect matched pair, and I'm getting them at a deal.)
I <3 my Compaq Proliant 1600R. The board can support anything from a P2 400 to a P3 600. How awesome.

Anyway, my only gripe is i lost my copy of Compaq SmartStart, and I don't feel like going to the office to grab another copy from there (we have boxes full of them). I guess I'll have to wait until tomorrow before my system notices that the processors are 600, not 450.

So yes, now the machine thinks the processors are dual 450. That will all change, tomorrow, of course. Even so, it's still faster because of the faster floating point and the addition of SSE instructions. :-)

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