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Mac OS X, G5 serveur question

Aladar Kish
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Hello,

For our small office currently running 3 ArchiCAD 9 stations under OS 10.4.2, we acquired 2 new Mac G5 1.8Ghz, 1.25GB RAM machines, one is a dual processor, the other a single.

Equipped with a RAID and an external backup, on a network connected through a 100base/T Ethernet switch, one of these machines will be our dedicated file / print serveur as well as the residence of our TeamWork files and centralized libraries.

The question is which one? Will the single processor suffice for a serveur?

Thanks for your input!
AC 4.2 - AC 24 7006 FRA
mac OS 11.6.7
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Anonymous
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ArchiCAD places very low demands on a server. Pretty much anything will do (even a Mac Mini if you're not using gigabit). The biggest bottleneck is the network. ArchiCAD can be slow loading libraries from the server and faster pipes help this.

Short answer: Use the single processor machine as the server and the dualie as the workstation.

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