new find: an Intel MDS 800

From: Dave Mabry <>
Date: Wed Oct 27 16:44:55 2004

Joe R. wrote:

> AFIK all of the MDS2xxs (including the blue ones) are series II machines.
> I've never heard of anything that Intel designated as a Series I. Most of
> the Series II machines have blue cases but some of them have white cases.
> The white ones are thought to be later machines but no one knows for sure.
> Just to further confuse the issue, ANY of the MDS2xxs can be upgraded to
> series III by adding a 8086 Resident Processor Card. I believe the MDS800s
> can also be upgraded to Series III the same way.
> Joe

I know! The white ones WERE the later ones. :)

Also, you are correct that the 800 can be a "series III". I've used an
RPC in my former :( mds 800. Just had to make sure it was in an odd
numbered slot.

And I don't know what a "series I" would be either.
Received on Wed Oct 27 2004 - 16:44:55 BST

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