Prints for an 11/70

From: Ben Franchuk <>
Date: Wed Dec 12 16:20:11 2001

Pat Finnegan wrote:

> How would you talk to unibus without the 300 or more wait states that
> would make the 1G processor speed useless anyways? Unless you can hook
> real IO devices up to the processor that are of *reasonable* speed, all
> you have is a 'souped up adding machine' (to quote _Colossus:_
> _The_Forbin_Project)

Yet most I/O of that era was still TTL, something you can
stick in the same FPGA as the processer.
Ben Franchuk --- Pre-historic Cpu's --
Received on Wed Dec 12 2001 - 16:20:11 GMT

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