[rescue] FS (historical?) PPro 180 or 200, with VRM

Mike Nicewonger twmaster at twmaster.com
Fri Apr 7 18:58:24 CDT 2006

On Apr 7, 2006, at 7:54 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 19:45, Mike Nicewonger wrote:
>> On Apr 7, 2006, at 7:38 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>>> If prior talk on this thread is correct, fastest config for quad  
>>> proc
>>> for that would be 4x333 overdrives....  and if the overdrives  
>>> wouldn't
>>> actually go 4 way... then 4x200mhz overclocked to 233 (not by  
>>> FSB, by
>>> multiplier jumpers), with 1M cache each....
>> AFAIK PPro machines were limited to 4 way SMP. However the ALR
>> machines would do 6 way as they had some sort of ASIC that hacked a
>> way around that. That is to also say the ALR would do 6 way 333 OD
>> chips.
> I wouldn't mind having a 4 way or even 6 way ppro box...  but most
> seem to be pretty hulking... and noisy....  I almost bought off ebay
> one time an Integraph quad ppro.. it was in a oversized tower... but
> money forced me to not get it...

I had my hands on a couple of Intergraph PPro 2 way workstations. I  
can't remember why specifically but the thought of them makes me cringe.

Mike N

So if I eat sardines does that mean I have baited breath?

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