Subject: Re: Alpha stuff for free
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/08/2003 20:20:29
On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 08:18 PM, Sean Davis wrote:
>>>>  If you're looking for a newer machine, I can't say enough nice
>>>> things
>>>> about the AS500.  They're fast, take modern peripherals (68 pin SCSI
>>>> drives), and are relatively compact.
>>> Isn't the AS 500 the one that takes special, nonstandard memory? Do
>>> I remember that correctly?
>>   It does, and that sucks, but it's readily available on eBay.
> Hmm, is it the same kind that the AlphaStation 600 takes? This thing 
> needs
> some kind of parity simms 8-at-a-time (32 ram slots)...

   Not sure...I've never seen the guts of an AS600.


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