VAX 780 on eBay

ben bfranchuk at
Sun Jan 2 19:59:47 CST 2022

On 2022-01-02 6:28 p.m., Zane Healy via cctalk wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2022, at 5:20 PM, Nigel Johnson Ham via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
>> I've always felt that in terms of performance the proper measure would have been VUPS/kW :-)
>> That way my little MicroVAX 2 would be able to hold its head high!
> On that note a Raspberry Pi 2b running SIMH/VAX is about 1.6 VUPS.
> Zane
But can the Pi handle a gazillion students all time sharing
at once @ 2400? How long was the VAX timesharing era as I suspect
networked PC's come out soon after that.

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