[Novalug] hardware plateaux??
novalugml at jgcomp.com
Sat Mar 13 15:57:44 EST 2010
On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 09:01:00AM -0600, Beartooth wrote:
> Back in the day, I was told, the effect of Moore's Law
> was not that PCs got cheaper, but that what you got for a given
> price doubled. And there were fairly stable plateaux, almost like
> a staircase : one in particular ran close to $2000.
> At or above that you got a substantially better machine.
> But that was long ago and far away. Is there any such
> thing going on still? Or are prices and values, as I suspect, now
> all over the park??
I do know that for 10 - 20 years, the computer I "wanted" to buy
always cost the same; just more than I wanted to spend :)
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