rarest computers

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Tue Aug 3 15:41:05 2004

> OK, I do have one that is going to be an unusual one
> that is significant in its insignificance.

This is not what I mean by significant. I am looking for machines that did
something historically important. Or even maybe not so historically
important. Provenance - it is important.

So far the silence has been a bad sign...

> It is a SDK development machine for Intel's 2920 ( not to
> be confused with AMD's 2920 of the 2900 family of parts ).
> This was Intel's only attempt at the DSP market. It
> is only unique in that it is rare enough that few even
> know it existed. It was a time when Intel chose it's
> direction to be a mostly X86 processor company and began
> to leave the side markets alone ( for good or bad ).

Intel is known for many dead ends and bad timing. They really are a pretty
innovative company - it is a shame they have this huge stain on
their history called x86.

William Donzelli
Received on Tue Aug 03 2004 - 15:41:05 BST

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