[rescue] Q: Are all EV5's made equal?

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Sun Jul 13 22:54:21 CDT 2003

> A quick alpha question. I was looking on info on an alphastation 600 which
> I just got. It seem that teh eV5 (21164) can be upgraded to 333 or 500.
> Question is, are all EV5s running at 500 Mhz the same? Or are different
> families of EV5s?
> Inquiring minds want to know... I know htere are a few DEC gurus over here
> *cough*Dave*cough* so I figure it may be a worthwhile question.

I'm not Dave, but I'll try to answer.  There are two different EV5s
available.  The 21164, and the 21164A.  The 21164 is an EV5, and the
21164A is the EV56.

As far as I know, all 500MHz EV5s are EV56s.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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