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Re: DECstations

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Subject: Re: DECstations
From: Jason Wagner <>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 14:36:25 -0700 (MST)
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> > 
> > Oh no, DEC never user any flavour of R4x00 at all; all their MIPS unix
> > sytems were R3000.  The Vr4300 was only introduced two years ago.
> There are rare pieces of DECs with R4000.  I'm not shure if they're
> "normal" R2000/R3000 DECs equiped with accelerator boards.

According to the information I found on DEC's site ( I can dig for the URL
if anyone wants it ) the DECstation 5000/xxx were upgradable to R4k-based
CPUs.  Ralf's right -- it was a drop-in accelerator board.

Jason Wagner

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