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27746Re: [midatlanticretro] Fw: An 80386 CPU S-100 Board

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  • Bryan Pope
    Oct 17, 2012
      Dude! The 80386 came out in *1985*. It ran at a blistering 12Mhz to
      40Mhz. It is pretty cool because it gave us the 32 bit flat memory model.

      The 65c816 (which is a 16 bit processor and has a 24 bit data bus) came
      out in 1984. It can reach speeds of up to 20Mhz (maybe higher?) and is
      still in use today.

      Now are you going to not allow the Apple IIgs?

      One day you really need to lose the hatred towards all things
      Intel/DOS/Windows. Saying they are not part of your "history" does not
      make them go away.



      On 10/17/2012 10:35 AM, Evan Koblentz wrote:
      > Whoa... We don't do 386 but we definitely do S100. :)
      > ------Original Message------
      > From: monahan@...
      > Subject: An 80386 CPU S-100 Board
      > Sent: Oct 17, 2012 2:16 AM
      > In case you missed it on one of the web postings I would like to mention
      > that Andrew Lynch and I have just completed a prototype of a new 80386
      > MasterSlave CPU S-100 bus board. This exciting board is capable of reaching
      > up to12MHz in an S-100 system with an active terminated bus.
      > This is an ongoing project. It utilizes the 16 bit mode of the 80386 to
      > address the 16MG of RAM the S-100 bus is capable of addressing. A second
      > daughter board system with an overhead ribbon cable connector is planned to
      > for daughter board(s) to enlarge the RAM space up to the 4GB the CPU is
      > capable of addressing (using high density static and DRAM chips).
      > If you would like to read about this board please look here:-
      > http:s100computers.comMy%20System%20Pages80386%20Board80386%20CPU%20Boa
      > rd.htm
      > It is too early to accept "orders" for this board, but if you would like to
      > be kept in the loop as this board evolves keep an eye on the above page.
      > John Monahan Ph.D
      > e-mail:<mailto:monahan@...> monahan@...
      > Text:<mailto:monahan@...> monahan@...
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