vcf-midatlantic Digest, Vol 21, Issue 9

Burning Image visual_storytellers at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 9 13:51:54 EST 2020


 I would suggest adding the 1802, 2650, 6100 / 6120. and SC/MP.

Best regards,
Cory Sickles


     On Sunday, February 9, 2020, 12:01:37 PM EST, <vcf-midatlantic-request at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:  
 
 Send vcf-midatlantic mailing list submissions to
    vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org

To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
    https://lists.vcfed.org/mailman/listinfo/vcf-midatlantic
or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
    vcf-midatlantic-request at lists.vcfed.org

You can reach the person managing the list at
    vcf-midatlantic-owner at lists.vcfed.org

When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
than "Re: Contents of vcf-midatlantic digest..."


Today's Topics:

  1.  Working on a historical microprocessor exhibt (Adam Michlin)


----------------------------------------------------------------------

Message: 1
Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2020 11:45:37 -0500
From: Adam Michlin <amichlin at swerlin.com>
To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Working on a historical microprocessor
    exhibt
Message-ID: <e873e0db-612f-2e6f-dde3-cbd43002ae54 at swerlin.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed

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...?

What should we have if we have more space? 80x86, 680x0, Sparc, MIPS, 
Power, Alpha, ARM, Itanium...?

Modern CPUs (to some degree) aren't out of the question, either, as 
we're hoping to show the progression of Moore's Law from the 4004 (2,300 
transistors) to present day maybe, for example, a AMD Ryzen 9 3900X (at 
9,890,000,000 transistors).

Thoughts? I'm sure I'm forgetting plenty of important CPUs.

 ?????????? -Adam



End of vcf-midatlantic Digest, Vol 21, Issue 9
**********************************************
  


More information about the vcf-midatlantic mailing list