[TUHS] Why did PDPs become so popular?

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 12:35:17 AEST 2017


On 12/29/17, Lawrence Stewart <stewart at serissa.com> wrote:
>
> The EV3 was an early Alpha chip, in, I think, .9 micron CMOS, that did not
> have an FPU, so the floating point was emulated.  The first products were
> 200 MHz EV4 machines that were in .75 micron CMOS.

Yes.  EV3 was a prototype, really, released as a development
breadboard platform for early adopters and ISVs.  EV4 was the first
production Alpha.

-Paul W.


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