[rescue] Q: Preparing for SS/20 build tonight...
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Feb 6 10:07:13 CST 2004
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 08:06:27AM -0800, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> FYI - I plan on stuffing 2x SM81 CPUs I just got off eBay, as well as
> 2x 8 Meg VSIMMs (and the video adapter card), an internal CD-ROM, and
> as much RAM as I can stuff in it (6x 64 Meg DIMMs) to see how fast this
> "nearly maxed" SS/20 is. 8^) What I'll do with it once it is "done," I
> have no idea...
You should find the dual CPU modules and go for a quad processor
Wasn't there a company that made dual 125s? That would really scream.
I have a SS20 like yours, except headless and with SM71s, and it is nice
and fast. I've heard reports that SM81s are much worse heat wise, and
this machine is already hot to the touch, so I don't expect I'll ever
try to find SM81s, not that I would ever turn some away that came my
way. I love Sparcs.
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