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Mon Nov 14 18:16:03 CST 2005
On 11/14/2005 at 5:57 PM Jim Battle wrote:
>>"The PDP-8 was a 12-bit computer with 4096 words of memory. It had only
>instructions, one full register, the accumulator (AC), and a single-bit
>register, the link (L) bit. The machine operated at a clock rate of 1 MHz,
>took 10 clocks for each instruction, so that it ran at 0.1MIPS."
Time to add some commentary to the wiki, methinks.
IIRC, the cycle time of the original straight 8 was 1.5 usec. Instruction
times in cycles is given here:
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