new find: an Intel MDS 800

From: Dave Mabry <>
Date: Sat Oct 30 12:31:25 2004

I think the reason that Intel did that SD controller in the bit-slice
implementation is that the 8271 hadn't been made yet.

Joe R. wrote:
> At 11:48 AM 10/30/04 -0400, you wrote:
>>I thought that the SD controller board set was also bit slice (the series
> II internal was of course 8271 based).
> That's possible but I've never seen a SD board set and I have 8 or nine
> complete machines and about that many more for parts plus hundreds of
> Multibus cards. I guess that anyone that paid for a board set went with the
> DD set. I don't think that the SD set is even shown in the few catalogs
> that I have. I wonder why Intel would use bit slice on the SD board set
> instead of an 8271?
> Joe
Received on Sat Oct 30 2004 - 12:31:25 BST

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