[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Nov 12 17:32:56 CST 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:

> > 50mhz is a heck of a lot faster than early risc designs running a
> > 10mhz.  I certainly wasn't suggesting 100-200mhz.  Not everyone needs
> > to move faster, some of us are just interested in moving better as a
> > hobby.
> The earliest commercial RISC I can remember was teh R2000 at 12Mhz,
> anyways I thought you were talking about the Apple's first riscs PPC (I
> believe they were like 60Mhz parts).

The IBM ROMP is a bit older than the MIPS R2000, and the early ROMPs run
at 5.88MHz.

Peace...  Sridhar

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