Subject: Re: Support for Alpha Processor, Inc. UP1000 systems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org,>
From: Ted Sikora <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/2000 14:24:51
Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 11, 2000 at 01:16:59PM -0400, Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> > Wilko Bulte writes:
> > >
> > > What is a slot B ? The 21264 I have see had (big..) PGA enclosures.
> > Slot B is the AMD-K7 / 21264 common interface used by the UP1000,
> > UP1100 and UP2000.
> Duh.. I'm still confused, as all the Athlon docs refer to a slot A.
> 21264 in DS10 and ES40 has a plain PGA.
> Wilko Bulte FreeBSD, the power to serve http://www.freebsd.org
API has discountinued the 264 models/slota design. The alpha cpu is
available in 2 models pga or slotB. The UP series and future mb's will
use slotB. The 164 models use the pga cpu. They will eventually be
phased out in favor of SlotB. Who knows Intel now has returned to pga
packaging with the Pentium III flip-chips. Alpha may do a reversal too.
Personally I think the pga packaging is more versatile and easier to
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