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Re: 21066 evaluation board summary

To: riscy@sunsite.unc.edu
Subject: Re: 21066 evaluation board summary
From: Cover Thief <af4@ukc.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 94 19:02:20 GMT
Bill Broadley <broadley@neurocog.lrdc.pitt.edu> writes:

>First:
>        Only 2 PCI slots.

Is this a problem? The scsi and ether controllers are on board and there
is a separate connector for a video card, so all of the high bandwidth
ports are taken care of.

>        Can't kill ISA without major redesign.

Some will see this as a benefit.

>        NO VIDEO 

It seems logical that the video port provides connections for the CPU's
built-in video hardware, so it should be easy to cook up a VRAM + RAMDAC
to plug in.

The DEC evaluation board sounds about as ideally suited to our needs as
we are likely to get. I want one 8-)
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