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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Jul 14 11:04:23 CDT 2003

On Sunday, July 13, 2003, at 11:54 PM, 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.

   This rings correct with my memory.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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