Subject: Re: LSI Logic
To: None <>
From: Jay Maynard <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 05/16/2000 09:43:07
On Tue, May 16, 2000 at 08:41:43AM -0600, emanuel stiebler wrote:
> I'm sure, we would seen nice DS with even MIPS 5000/8000/10000, IF the alpha
> would be delayed. But they finished the alpha design, and prefered to sell
> their own CPU.

This isn't all of the story...MIPS had sold exclusive rights to build
multiprocessor systems to CDC. This left DEC out in the cold, condemned to
the lower end of the market, and so they had no choice but to switch
processors if they wanted to build high-end systems.