*updating* 8088's

Allison 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>
>Allison wrote:
>>>>>> 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 
>> since.
>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.


>Peace...  Sridhar

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