VAX 780 on eBay

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at
Mon Jan 3 11:29:41 CST 2022

On 1/3/22 11:50 AM, Ethan Dicks via cctalk wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2022 at 12:18 AM Warner Losh via cctalk
> <cctalk at> wrote:
>> I had accounts on a MicroVAX 2 and a VAX 11/750. The microvax was faster
>> for most compute jobs, but the 750 with 1/4 the memory handled more users
>> mostly in text editors with the occasional compile or nroff/troff jobs.
>> IIRC, the 750 had faster disks...
> I'll agree with that.  We used to run 40-50 users on our 8MB 11/750
> (with both CMI and Unibus disk) but it did do some swapping over 8-10
> users.

You obviously didn't use the Ada compiler.  :-)

Or Eunice, for that matter.


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