[vcf-midatlantic] Original Macintosh Architecture Questions

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 23 21:04:46 UTC 2021

On 6/23/21 4:55 PM, Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> The Atari ST was similar CPU, no idea why it could achieve faster
> performance. Early Macs sure are pretty sluggish though.

  It's pretty easy to hamstring a fast processor with poor systems-level
design.  Look at the SGI Indigo2 R10K systems, for example.  An Octane
with the same CPU at the same clock speed runs rings around it.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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