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Subject: Re: WMCCC - may the best man at getting the fastest hardware win :(

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 10:11:19 10/22/97

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On October 22, 1997 at 09:27:59, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>I've also asked this before, but no answer.  I'll ask again:  "how fast
>is not too fast".  IE what is the maximum allowable mhz you'd want to
>Why is a PII/300 not an issue when it is significantly faster than a
>why is a 500 (or 766mhz) alpha a problem, when my 500 mhz machine is
>probably not even 1.5x the PII/300?
>Again, "how fast is too fast"???

To save Chris the trouble, I think he would argue that any machine you
bring that is faster than the tournament machine, is too fast.

I mentioned a P5/60 vs a 486/66, which was the "fast" machine vs the
"standard" machine in 1993, and he said this was unfair, too.


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