[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.
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Thu Jun 14 00:36:38 CDT 2001
On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 11:33:28PM -0500, ward at zilla.nu wrote:
> On another note, does anyone else find it terribly funny that Intel's
> old powerhouse CPU, the i860, is now used as a motherboard chip? I just
> assumed that it was a case of name reuse, but I've been told otherwise.
> Wow! I remember loving that chip in both HP's graphics box and on a
> NeXTDimension. Then the i960, its microcontroller cousin, was popping
> up in printers and copiers everywhere I looked. Next thing you know,
> I'll find an 88110 in my refrigerator.
My SciAtlanta Explorer 2000 digital cable box is based on a
55Mhz MicroSPARC-II. 8-)
(and the tivo on top of it is PPC..)
mrbill at mrbill.net
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