in reply to My primary PC CPU is a
Actually a Dual-Athlon MP 1800.
BTW Linux was ridiculously easy to install. The store did not know how to do it, so I went there on the day Mandrake 8.2 was released and 30 mn later (10 of which spent going through the list of packages choosing what to install) voila! System working perfectly, network configured, firewall up, ready to use. The guy who installs Windows was thouroughly disgusted!
There is nothing better than looking at top and watching the 2 CPU's being used... at 0.1% each ;--)