High performance coprocessor boards of the 80s and 90s - was Re: SGI ONYX

Jules Richardson jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 13:07:59 CDT 2016

On 04/22/2016 11:59 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> The only BBC copro that could run GEM, AFAIAA, was the BBC Master 512
> with the Intel 80186.

And the '286 copro for the ABC3xx machines, I expect; the '186 which ended 
up in the M512 was essentially a cost-reduced version of that board (slower 
CPU and less RAM), and Acorn used some of the '286 boards in-house for M512 



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