again ... I consider buying a new box for work.
currently I am still quite happy with my core2duo E6600 with 8 gigs of
ram, running ~amd64 ... running fine.
but I remember the huge step back then from the pentium 4 ...
Will it be the same when I go for a core i5?
I use that box for virtualization as well (vmware and kvm), so maybe it
would also help to not only change cpu but also add 2 cores (going
I just want to hit the sweet spot if that's possible.
And I'd like to hear any pros and cons if you would like to share.