PDP-8s and -10s

Andy Holt andyh at andyh-rayleigh.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Jun 15 23:53:53 CDT 2005


> I've seen some discussion recently that you could put a complete 6600
> into a high end FPGA.   That would be neat.  I haven't heard of that
> being actually done, though.

As the 6600 was entirely built with discrete components, not chips, and yet
had to
be physically relatively compact, I doubt if it had much more than say
20,000-25,000 gates.
Nowadays that isn't anywhere near high end of the FPGA ranges.

Andy




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