[vcf-midatlantic] Working on a historical microprocessor exhibt
amichlin at swerlin.com
Sun Feb 9 13:48:54 EST 2020
LOL. Well, MIPS was just an ivory tower academic design... <duck and cover>
(for the record for everyone, I heart MIPS and I teach MIPS... )
On 2/9/2020 1:27 PM, Andrew Diller wrote:
> My outrageous claim: I think a whole exhibit dedicated to just MIPS evolution... it's a fascinating arch and one that counts as a classic 90's UNIX powerhouse.
> But of course, that is just my opinion....
> Bare Min should include: MIPS R3k, R4k, R5k, R10k, R12k, R14k and the R16k.
> There is a good case to be made that MIPS pushed the boundaries of RISC evolution in the 90's and if it weren't for the Itanium disaster would be a strong contender nowadays...
>> On Feb 9, 2020, at 11:45 AM, Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> VCF is working on a historical exhibit of CPUs (not really support chips at this point). Literally just the CPUs.
>> What should we have at the bare minimum? 4004, 8008, 8088, 8086, 6502, Z80, 6800, 6809...?
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