[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

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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
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