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

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Sun Jul 13 23:26:57 CDT 2003

On Sun, 13 Jul 2003, Eric Dittman wrote:

> > 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.

Are they pin/voltage comaptible? As far as I know usually the EVx and
EVxabc do differ on the mnfg process only.

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