[rc5] Thinking of an Alpha

Eric Gindrup gindrup at okway.okstate.edu
Mon Nov 10 09:28:20 EST 1997


     Alpha 800 -- 800MHz Alpha -- originally due out ~Jan '98.
     $4/MB for RAM...  How much do you *think* it's supposed to cost?
            -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at okway.okstate.edu


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Subject: Re: [rc5] Thinking of an Alpha 
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Date:    1997/11/09 09:20


>was? I was also thinking of upgrading to an Alpha... (What's the "Alpha 
>800"?)
     
Never heard of it...
     
>I think upgrading from the Intel to the Alpha platform is not that easy. At 
>least, your PCI cards must have an Alpha-aware BIOS. You should think of 
>that before upgrading. Maybe you can tell me when you upgraded, how easy
     
It isn't easy or cheap, it cost me $1,200 to buy 256MB of ram for the 
damn thing!
     
-brian


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