Off-Topic Toys

From: Dan Wright <>
Date: Wed Dec 19 11:38:25 2001

OK, sort of on this topic... I have an RS/6000 41T. This machine is a PPC
601 _at_ 80Mhz. Now, I know that IBM made a 43T that was, as far as I've been
able to determine, the same machine except that it had a 603 _at_ 160 (150?) Mhz.
Does anyone know if it's possible to upgrade my processor without doing
something like a whole system board swap? I know that 603s are pretty easy to
find, but I don't think that a whole 43T system board would be...

Doc said:
> On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, r. 'bear' stricklin wrote:
> > I've been looking at the B50s reeeal close myself lately. As recently as a
> > few weeks ago IBM was selling them direct for <$2500. It's awfully
> > tempting.
> They're sweet units. The only real limitation compared to the 43P-150
> is the number of expansion slots. Not a problem on a "private" unit.
> They're a really good deal for the $$$.
> > More on topic, I'm also on the lookout for an RT PC to go with this AIX 2
> > media kit I found recently.
> Um, yeah. If I find 2 you can have one. I saw 20 or 30 go through
> Surplus the last year at UT. Be still, my thievin' heart.... I haven't
> seen one available in several years.
> Doc
- Dan Wright

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