VAX 8700

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VAX 8700
Announcement date: August 1986
Codename: Nautilus
OS support (VMS): VMS V4.4
CPU Details
CPU module: KA88
Number of processors: 1
CPU technology: ECL Gate Array [1]
CPU cycle time: 45ns
Instruction-buffer: 16 bytes
Translation-buffer: 1024 entries
Writable Control Store: 15K 143-bit words
User Writable Control Store: 1K 143-bit words
Cache: 64kb
Console processor: PRO380
Minimum memory: 32MB
Maximum memory: 512MB
Memory checking: 7-bit ECC/longword
Max I/O throughput: Over 30MB/s [1]
UNIBUS: 2 @ 1.5MB/s
VAXBI: 4 @ 13.3MB/s
LAN support: optional
VUPs: 6

The VAX 8700 is a single-CPU version of the VAX 8800.

When the second generation of VAX 88xx computers came out in 1987, the VAX 8700 was renamed to VAX 8810N (N for Nautilus)

See also


[1] "VAX 8800 Family", Digital Technical Journal, Vol 1 No 4, February 1987.
[2] "VAX 6000 Model 400 System", Digital Technical Journal, Vol 2 No 2, Spring 1990.
[3] VAX Systems Hardware Handbook -- VAXBI Systems. EB-31692-46
[4] Systems & Options Catalog. European Edition. Spring 1990.

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