[rescue] Current collections...

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Apr 7 20:37:20 CDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 01:44:02PM -0500, Eric Dittman wrote:
> > > >Agreed.  There went a damned nice architecture.  I *WANTED* an n-way
> > > >21364 box, dammit!
> > > 
> > >   You can still buy Alphas, man.  They're not dead yet.
> > 
> > Very true, but I don't think the 21364 ever actually made it to
> > production.  I no longer remember the details of the scuttlebutt about
> > what the memory architecture was going to be, but by all accounts it was
> > going to have cache and memory bandwidth out the wazoo.
> The 21364 is out and available.  The EV7 is the 21364 and is available in
> the GS1280, ES47, and ES80.  The EV7 uses RDRAM.

There, told you I wasn't up to date on Alphas.  :)

So if as and when I'm able to go shopping for an Alpha box, I should be
looking for EV7s, huh?  Where would I go to find specs on the machines?

(Not that "when" is going to be any time soon....)

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