One from the 'believe it or not' file...

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <>
Date: Sun Nov 16 13:58:52 1997

Tony Duell wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Nov 1997, Brett wrote:

> > Well I vote to use it 8-)
> >
> > The 3B1 used a special WD processor. It could go bad just sitting there
> Does it? I thought it used a 68000 or a 68010 (I forget which). The 3B2
> had the strange processor, which may have been WD, but I thought it was
> somebody else.

The 3B2 line use the Western Electric 32000 series processors. Good for
making phone switches, adequate for some database engines, sucks rocks
for general purpose computing. IMAO. The Unix PC aka 7300 aka 3B1 used
the MC68010.
Ward Griffiths
"Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails 
of the last priest."  [Denis Diderot, "Dithyrambe sur la fete de rois"]
Received on Sun Nov 16 1997 - 13:58:52 GMT

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