VAX 8600

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VAX 8600 systems

VAX 8600
Summary
Announcement date: 31 October 1984
FRS date: March 1985
Codename: Venus
OS support (VMS): V4.0
CPU Details
CPU module: KA86
Number of processors: 1
VMS DCL CPU: 4
VMS DCL XCPU: 0
SID: 0408F3FE
XSID: 00000000
CPU technology: ECL Gate Array
CPU cycle time: 80ns
CPU clock: 50MHz
Instruction-buffer: 8 bytes [1]
Translation-buffer: 512 entries [1]
Gate delay: 1ns
Writable Control Store: 8K 86-bit words [1]
Cache: 16KB [1]
Compatibility mode: Yes
Console processor: T-11 [1]
Console device: RL02 [1]
Memory
Minimum memory: 4MB
Maximum memory: 368MB
Memory checking: 7-bit ECC/longword [1]
I/O
Max I/O throughput: 20MB/s
MASSBUS: 4 @ 2.0MB/s
UNIBUS: 7 @ 1.5MB/s
LAN support: optional
Performance
VUPs: 83.3MHz


References

[1] VAX Hardware Handbook Volume 1 - 1986.