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Re: Mips project Go or Wait?

To: riscy@pyramid.com
Subject: Re: Mips project Go or Wait?
From: Tommy Thorn <tthorn@daimi.aau.dk>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1993 16:47:08 +0200
References: <9308031221.AA05562@resi.waldorf-gmbh.de>
Reply-to: Tommy.Thorn@daimi.aau.dk
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Andreas Busse writes:
 > Ok, we *can* decide not to go with the R3081/3041 solution, but
 > we *cannot* decide now between R4200 and Orion, because we don't
 > know enough.
 > I would prefer the Orion too, but it won't be available until
 > end of the year. That means (I said that already), that only few
 > of us can start with the expensive R4000PC.

With the goal of a fast and (fairly) cheap MIPS based workstation,
I'd prefer the Orion chip + ARCset too, even though it might not
arrive soon.

 > We should try tro decide between R3xxx and R4xxx solutions. If
 > we all agree over a R4xxx machine things will be clearer.
 > When we have enough information about the different flavours
 > of R4xxx CPUs we can decide which one to use.
 > 
 > Agreed ?

A design based on R3xxx is going to be obsolete soon, so let
concentrate on R4xxx.

/Tommy Thorn
 

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