[rescue] Help needed with Sun V65x

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Tue Feb 18 17:10:51 CST 2014

On 02/18/2014 05:39 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> Actually to compete, they would have to change the:
> Ethernet from 100 to gigabit
> Ide to sata, or at least to handle greater than 137gb
> Also. So that would be a board revision, possibly a few chips swapped.

The core problem is that SPARCs were, and are, expensive.  I dug up a 
couple press releases with pricing from 2000.

Intel Celeron
766 MHz: $170
733 MHz: $112

500 MHz: $357
400 MHz: $230

This is probably the closest that SPARC and x86 ever got in price.

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