ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Fri Nov 23 08:25:35 CST 2007
>Subject: Re: *updating* 8088's
> From: Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 04:02:14 -0500
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>>>>>> Wasn't the PS/2 30 an 8086? (can't remember for sure)
>>>>> Initially. A later version used the 286. The model 25 was, as far
>>>>> as I'm aware, always an 8086.
>>>> The model25 was 8088 powered and I think a few others of that series.
>>> Definitely not. 8086 or better. None ran an 8088.
>> The one I have has an 8088, model 8530-002. Well actually I pulled
>> the board out to use the case for an SB180 with Adaptec SCSI/MFM
>> adpator, a Miniscribe 20mb disk plus reusing the 3,5" disk and
>> power. Made a nice case for that. Been stripping the PCs board
>I've never owned a -002, but I have a -021 in the pile somewhere that
>definitely has an 8086. The IBM Internal sales spec sheet I have here
>shows the -002 having an 8MHz 8086.
>> Must of had a strange one. ;)
>If it was an 8088, you did indeed. 8-)
No question on that. One of the few parts not stripped, have way
to many of them and they are mostly useless to me. The 8087 however
I did save.
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