PDP11/55 sells on Ebay for 5K$ - was it really the fastest 11?

Lyle Bickley lbickley at bickleywest.com
Sun Apr 17 23:48:11 CDT 2005


On Sunday 17 April 2005 21:38, Lyle Bickley wrote:

Oops, just noticed minor typo - Page 406

> Read "Computer Engineering" (Gorden Bell, J. Craig Mudge, John E.
> McNamara), Copyright 1978 by Digital Equipment Corporation
>
> Page 408
> --------
>
> Model   Basic Instructions Floating Point
>         Inst. per second*   Inst. per second
> -------------------------------------------
> 11/70   36                 671
> 11/55   41                 725
>
> * Relative to 11/03
>
> No brainer - the 11/55 wins hands down.
>
> Lyle

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