Date: 2/23/2002 11:23:26 AM (GMT-7)
IP Address: 188.8.131.52
In Reply to: Re: I would say posted by HalOfBorg
But to answer Bob's question, a WinModem relies on the CPU to handle the heavy work of data encoding and compression/decompression. Just being connected to the internet is going to cause a draw on your CPU. Whether dnet is using it or not doesn't matter, just having it connected is all it takes. That's why WinModems are so cheap: you aren't getting an onboard DSP if you pay less than $50, as a general rule of thumb.
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