[rescue] VAX/Alpha rescue
kevin at mpcf.com
Wed Aug 4 08:06:30 CDT 2004
Quad EV67 with 12 gigs RAM for $3.00 USD? Very impressive.
On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 23:40:55 +1200
ghub005 <ghub005 at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi Lads
> Today I went to a disposal sale to rescue some VAX & Alpha
> systems (otherwise they were going in the tip). These are
> decommissioned machines from a large local telecommunications
> I ended up with about 20 machines in total. They're all
> complete and are mainly 4000, 6000, and 7000 class VAXs. I also
> picked up a couple of VAXstations. Finally I scored a large
> (10+) stack of Star Couplers. Each system only cost me around
> 6-10 USD.
> But my best purchase was probably an Alphaserver 8400. As far
> as I can tell it has quad 625MHz EV67 processors and 12GB of
> RAM. Not bad for only $3 USD <- not misprint!
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