Subject: PC164 memory bus speeed (was: pciide performance on alpha)
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/12/1999 12:48:00
On Thu, 12 Aug 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> Note that the 164SX has a wimpy memory bus speed compared to the 164LX
> and the original PC164 (which had the best of all of them, actually).  This
> might contribute.

I assume the PC164's memory bus is only faster than the 164LX when all 8
SIMM slots are filled? How fast is it anyways? I took a quick look at the
PC164 technical reference manual and didn't see any mention of the memory
bus speed, only the PCI bus speed.
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