AlphaStation 500 Specifications

Model5/266500/333500/400500/500
Family / Variant Alcor / Maverick Alcor / Bret Alcor / Bret Alcor / Bret
Introduced March, 1996 March, 1996 March, 1996 August, 1996
Base Price 15,863 USD ? ? ?
Enclosure Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop
CPU Features
CPU / Clock Speed 21164 (EV5) / 266 MHz 21164A (EV56) / 333 MHz 21164A (EV56) / 400 MHz 21164A (EV56) / 500 MHz
Number of CPUs 1 1 1 1
Cache Size on Chip 8K I-cache
8K D-cache
8K I-cache
8K D-cache
8K I-cache
8K D-cache
8K I-cache
8K D-cache
Secondary Cache 96K 96K 96K 96K
B-cache 2 MB 2 MB 2 MB 8 MB
In-cabinet Upgrades CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O
Performance
tpmC @ $/tpmC ? ? ? ?
SPECint92 329 389 ? ?
SPECfp92 405 480 ? ?
SPECint95 7.93 9.82 12.3 15.0
SPECfp95 11.1 12.5 14.1 20.4
Memory / Storage
Memory 32 MB to 512 MB 32 MB to 512 MB 32 MB to 1 GB 32 MB to 1 GB
Internal Disk Bays 3
Internal Disk Storage 1.05 GB to 13.4 GB
Total Disk Storage ?
Removable Media Bays 2
Removable Media 1.44 MB floppy disk, 600 MB CD-ROM
I/O
Standard I/O 2 serial ports, 1 bi-directional enhanced parallel port, PS/2 keyboard and
mouse, Fast Wide SCSI, 10 Mb Ethernet, audio in/out
I/O Slots 4:
  • 3 PCI32
  • 1 PCI64
Max. I/O Throughput PCI: 264 MB/s
Options
Audio & Video 2D/3D graphics, motion video
Networking 10/100 Mb Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring, TCP/IP, DECnet/OSI
Storage Fast SCSI, Fast Wide Differential SCSI, RAID, PrestoServe™[1]
Availability Features Auto reboot, RAID, optional uninterruptible power supply
Operating Systems / Clustering
OS Support Digital UNIX, OpenVMS, Windows NT Workstation
TruCluster ?
OpenVMS Cluster ?
MSCS ?
Hardware Partitioning No
Environment
Acoustics (LWAd / LpAm)
Idle 5.3 B / 42 dBA[2]
Operating 5.3 B / 42 dBA[2]
Altitude
Operating 2,438 m (8,000 ft)
Non-operating 4,876 m (10,000 ft)
Shock (operating) 10 G, 10 ms
Vibration (operating) 10-500 Hz, 0.01 G max
Temperature 10-40 °C (50-104 °F)
Relative Humidity 10-90% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements
Nominal Voltage 100-120 V / 220-240 V
Frequency Range 50-60 Hz
Max. Nominal Current 5.0 A / 2.3 A
Power Source Single phase
Power Supply 320 W
Power Usage[3] ?
Physical Characteristics
Height 13.0 cm (5.1 in)
Width 44.6 cm (17.5 in)
Depth 48.4 cm (19.1 in)
Weight 14.5 kg (32.0 lb)
Warranty
1 year on-site, next-business-day response time
[1] Digital UNIX only.
[2] System without hard drive.
[3] "Packaged System" configuration (see SOC); halt in firmware.