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Re: Mips project Go or Wait?

To: riscy@pyramid.com
Subject: Re: Mips project Go or Wait?
From: cyberman@toz.buffalo.ny.us (Cyberman)
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 93 23:45:08 EDT
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Stephen S M Wong <eerie!hp750a.csc.cuhk.hk!a080700> writes:
> 1) It is R4000PC pin compatible.
> 2) The price of Orion will be similar to NEC R4200, and R4000PC will
>    out perform R4200, can we deduce that Orion will out perform R4200?
> 3) Even point 2) may not hold, a superior upgrade path exists if we
>    use Orion, ie. replace the CPU on the to be made board by a R4000PC, 
>    and get better (at least better than R4200) performance.  WITH THE
>    SAME PRICE (on CPU), why not opt for better upgrade path!

These are all valid reasons.  I suggest  we determine if the "price" is 
right.  $700 is NOT bad for what one would be getting however there is
always Something that one misses :)


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