Intel E7500 motherboards

Joachim Worringen joachim at lfbs.RWTH-Aachen.DE
Thu Feb 28 04:24:08 EST 2002


Bill Broadley wrote:
> 
> I found:
> http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderi7500.html
> 
> Pretty impressive board:
[...]
> The website claimes "Now available", anyone seen such a beast for sale yet?

Impressive, indeed - performance numbers would be great!

But how to use the 12GB of memory with IA-32-CPU? The 36-bit addressing
is a pain to use, and very slow, from what I know (like good-old
bank-switching with the Commodore C128...). Any new insights into this?

 Joachim

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