[rescue] sparc10 cpu - what to do.

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Dec 19 11:16:48 CST 2016

On 12/19/2016 11:59 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>   You're right about the i960 in disk controllers, but the i860's
>> biggest deployment that I'm aware of is in SGI's graphics systems.
>> Those boards used 'em by the dozen, literally.
> I recall when the i860 came out, looking at its specs compared to the
> i486 that was then the state of the commodity-PC art, and wishing for an
> i860-powered PC.  At the time, it would have been a monster.

  There were some i860 coprocessor boards for the ISA bus, the MicroWay
Number Smasher-860 comes to mind.  I'd love to find one of those.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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