VAX 83xx [Was: Re: PDP-11]

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Thu May 12 01:44:14 CDT 2016

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 12:17:57AM +0100, Antonio Carlini wrote:
> The VAX 8200/8250/8300/8350 was a low-end BI-based system.
> Put in one CPU and you had a VAX 8200; put in two and  you had a VAX8300.
> There was a mid-life kicker, which was a slightly faster CPU and that gave
> you
> the 8250/8350. I'm sure I put three CPUs in the one I had back at DEC and
> it booted and (this is where I'm hazy) called itself a VAX 8370.

I'm about to pick up an 8350 which the previous owner says has four cpus 
and calls it an 8354.

I can report back later in the summer after I have picked it up.


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