General religious wars (was Re: Editor religious wars)
dgahling at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 26 12:45:24 CST 2010
I keep thinking it was the 6520 or 6522 processor in the 1541
which had the cool dual-clock ability.
1/2 a clock running as one mode, the other 1/2 as another mode,
technically running two instructions at once. so to speak.
I don't think we've seen this type of tech since then.
> Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 17:54:18 +0000
> Subject: Re: General religious wars (was Re: Editor religious wars)
> From: dave.thearchivist at gmail.com
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> I did a consultancy report comparing 6502, Z80 and 6802, the project
> was for a Torque, Speed and Power measuring system that had a PWM
> input from the transducer to an analogue out 200 times a second, I
> dont have the paper doc any more but the 2 meg 6502 beat the Z80 and
> 6802, everyone at the time would mention the clock rate of the Z80
> claiming it was faster, they never notice the clock is divided, basic
> instruction rate was about 1 meg on the Z80.
> 6502 the original risc
> Dave Caroline
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