can I use any 68040 chip in a mac ?

From: Poesie <>
Date: Mon Jul 13 22:07:33 1998

Yeah, but I not a big fan of the MacOS; and since i can download a more
updated OS version, I figured i might as well give it a shot.
experimentation is the best part :)

From: Hans Franke <>

>On all 68LC040 Macs you just need to exchange it with
>an 68040 to get the MathCo. Just check the frequency.
>But using a 636 for NetBSD isn't a good idea - any
>486-PC will give the same or better performance - but
>while using Mac OS 8 the 63x are just fine machines.

Yeah, it runs pretty well w/ 52mb of ram, although i can think of better
places to put it....

>P.S.: don't forget the memory update - the 63x Macs
>can use 36 or 52 MB of Mem, depending on the mobo
>revision. If you have 1 SIMM slot, add a 32MB module,
>if there are two slots, use a 16 MB modul in the outhermost
>and a 32 in the innermost slot.
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