[rescue] Cheap(?) USII 360Mhz CPU

Kurt Mosiejczuk kurt at csh.rit.edu
Wed Jun 11 16:57:58 CDT 2003

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Robert Novak wrote:

> > That would rock, but I don't know if I would want to try it and not
> > have it work for $50+.  Once I get a job, I wouldn't mind so much.

> If I had a job, I'd offer to buy it off ya if it didn't work, since I *do*
> have a Tatung U2 here.


> > Anyone know anything on if the 250Mhz CPUs going for about $20 will work
> > in a U2?  There seem to be a good number of them on ebay, but they are
> > pretty much all listed as Ex000 pulls...

> If it's Ex[05]00 then definitely no. It's like the difference between
> FCPGA and Slot 1 in the PC world, except that I know of no UltraSPARC
> "Slocket" adapters....

Sounds like no then.  Cause it was E5000 on the one I saw.  Oh well.
Shame, really, cause those are $20 each =)

> You want modules in the X1188-X1194 range only. X1188A is 167, X1193A is
> 400 for U2 (X1194A is 400 for E250, not sure what the difference is, maybe
> FSB-equivalent?). Anything in the middle *should* work.

Hokey dokey.  I'll keep an eye out then.


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