VAX 8200 System

The VAX 8800, VAX 8300 and VAX 8200 were the first VAX systems to support dual processors. Each machine incorporated a new high-performance I/O bus, the VAXBI. The high-performance VAX 8800 achieved application throughput of two to three times the VAX 8600.

Relative Performance x VAX-11/780 (1 MIP) 1.2
Technology ZMOS
Maximum Memory Support 128 MB
Type ECC
Mass-storage Capacity
Max. Local 4 Port Disk Controllers 4
Maximum Local Disk Capacity 20 GB
VAXcluster I/O Servers Up to 15
I/O Bus Capacity
I/O Throughput 13.3 MB/s
Bus Type 1 VAXBI
LAN Support Standard
Ethernet Adapters Up to 2
Max. Communications Lines (async) 48
VAXcluster System Support Optional
Local Area VAXcluster Support Optional
CPU Upgrade Kit Upgrade to 8350
System Software VMS, ULTRIX-32
Processor Features
Floating Point Accelerator Standard
Floating Point Data Types F, D, G, H
User Control Store N/A
Cache Size 8 KB
Cache Access Time 160 ns
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