hardware multiply/divide functionality in CPUs

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Tue Mar 8 23:56:05 CST 2011


Add to the list, the Fairchild FST-1--curiously, both multiply and 
divide run at the same speed:  25 cycles.

--Chuck

P.S.  Thanks Al, for putting the FST info up on bitsavers!  While too 
late for the job, it did a lot to satisfy my curiosity.  Turns out 
that I guessed a few machine opcodes correctly.






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