Computer collecting humor.

From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Sat Nov 8 10:20:40 1997

<> I believe that there are some CPU chips now with 64-bit internal buses.
<> Any advance on 64?
<Well I believe the HP 85 had a HP propietary CPU with 64 bits internal
<running at 613 KHz

That was 64bits of internal storage and that is different from a 64bit
parallel CPU. Also 613khz is slow.

There are otehr 64bit cpus, some are in games and other embedded systems.
However the number of systems for general purpose computing using 64 bit
cpus are however few.

Received on Sat Nov 08 1997 - 10:20:40 GMT

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