Subject: Re: Any experince with this alpha?
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Andrew Gallatin <gallatin@CS.Duke.EDU>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/26/1996 19:43:52
Chris G. Demetriou writes:
 > (2) the Multia/UDB/whatever typically only has 256k of cache.  From
 >     all indications i've seen, this is too small a cache for good
 >     performance on an Alpha.  Note that most of DEC's 21064-generation
 >     workstations ship with 512k cache, and the rest ship with a 2M or
 >     larger cache...  

I think I can confirm this -- As I recall, the 3000/300LX is a 125Mhz
21064 w/256K of cache.  My former employer had a pair of them, and
they were noticably slower than a 100Mhz Mustang, which has a 21064a
w/512k cache.

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