MV-III CPU vs RD53 drives

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Wed Jan 2 16:05:03 2002

> I've been offered a trade of a MV-III CPU, 8M memory board to match,
> and a graphics board for the naked BA123 in the garage. I have some
> spare RD53 disks, and a couple of TK50 drives. The gentleman is asking
> how many disks the CPU boards are worth, and I haven't a clue.
> Any opinions?
> Doc

I've an opinion, but it's probably not what you want to hear. No amount of
RD53's is worth a KA650 CPU! I'd personally value a MicroVAX I CPU higher
than RD53 drives. Now an RQDX1 or RQDX2 for a RD53 might be more like i.

BTW, yes, I hate RD53's and consider them worthless!

Received on Wed Jan 02 2002 - 16:05:03 GMT

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