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Motorola announces 68000 processor running at 10MHz #olduse.net

๐Ÿ•›๏ธŽ - 2011-07-30

In July 1981 you could read about the 10MHz 68000 on usenet, in the fa.info-micro group:

"Designeers requiring a 68000 faster than the current 8-Mhz microprocessor will gain 25% in throughput with the 10mhz version. The fast microprocessor is the result of Motorola's program for yield enhancement."
- <2477@Aucbvax.UUCP>.

The announcement came from a magazine called Electronics from June 16, 1981. News travelling at ... well, at most 1200 baud, I guess.

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