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Re: MIPS PC - anyone?

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: MIPS PC - anyone?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2001 03:32:19 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20011006102302.B3492@mvista.com>; from jsun@mvista.com on Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 10:23:02AM -0700
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On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 10:23:02AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> Does anybody know if there is such a "MIPS PC" machine?  Essentially
> I am looking for a machine with MIPS CPU and PC peripherals (such as
> SIMM RAM, PCI bus, EIDE HD, VGA graphics, PS/2 mouse/kbd, etc).

SNI RM200C.  Just a bit older ...

> It would be really nice to have such a box.  If it is massively produced,
> the price should be cheaper than i386 PCs because MIPS CPU price is
> much cheaper. 

The CPU may be cheaper but at least in the past when we last looked at
such issues the chipset more than compensated for the CPU price.  This
may have changed, dunno.

  Ralf

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