More old stuff incoming
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Wed Dec 19 11:45:44 CST 2018
On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 at 18:23, Grant Taylor via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 12/19/2018 09:05 AM, xcvb via cctalk wrote:
> > Tho ive seldom posted but have always read this list i cannot resist -
> > somewhere stored away in my piles of stuff I have an IBM Model 30 I
> > believe that has an 8 bit isa bus and an 80186 cpu.
> I am somewhat surprised to learn that any commercially available general
> purpose computer had an 8186 CPU.
> I would love some confirmation on the CPU. (I'll look it up in a bit.)
"xcvb" is wrong. It's an 8086.
> I've only seen it in purpose built
> equipment. The last one I saw was in a mobile X-Ray or CT machine in
> the late '90s.
The BBC Master had a '186:
There was an RM Nimbus too.
> That would mean that IBM PS/2s had every major class of x86 CPU between
> the 8086 (or was it 8088, which is still in the 8x86 family) and the
8088, 8086, 80286, 80386DX, then 80386SX, 80486, Pentium.
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