Meaning of "architecture width" - Re: 68K Macs with MacOS 7.5 still in production use...

ben bfranchuk at
Fri Sep 16 01:18:26 CDT 2016

On 9/15/2016 6:56 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 09/15/2016 05:17 PM, js at wrote:
>> Also, Apple Computer referred to it as a 32 bit microprocessor in
>> their early Macintosh ads.   I always just considered it a 32 bit CPU
>> with a 16 bit external bus.
> So what's the width of an IBM 1620?
> --Chuck
I don't expect to fit in a standard rack... runs.
PS: I think it is 12 bits, to offset the slow core speed
if I am thinking of the right machine.

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