[mythtv-users] Opterons, and gotten way too OT, sorry.

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Thu Jul 2 06:17:48 UTC 2009

Brian Wood wrote:
> I guess "refurbished" sounds better than "used", or "pulls". I've never got a 
> bad CPU, new, used, pulled or "refurbished", so I tend to be optimistic, 
> though some would say I am "due".
Me either.  I've gotten bad RAM, but never a bad CPU.  I've also never 
had a CPU fail unless the heatsink fell off.  I don't think I'd hesitate 
to buy a used CPU as long as the vendor was willing to exchange a chip 
that was DOA.

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