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HP 9000/745i and 747i VME Workstations

Quick Facts
Introduced 1992
Period Growth (II)
CPU 1 PA-7100
50-100 MHz
Caches 128-512 KB L1
RAM 128 MB (/50)
256 MB (/100)
Design ASP
Drives 2 SCSI
1 FD/SCSI
Expansion 4 EISA (745i)
747i:
2 EISA
1 SGC
6 VME
Bandwidth ?
I/O 10E
SCSI
2 serial
parallel
VGA
HIL
HP-IB
audio

Overview

The HP 9000/745i and 747i were VME computers and one of the first PA-RISC workstations from HP for industrial and medical use. They are technically close to the HP 9000 715 and 725 workstations but integrated into (U) rack-mountable cases. They run standard PA-RISC operating systems.

The CPU and I/O controllers are integrated on a VME single board computer (SBC) which is identical on 745i and 747i. The 747i are built with a bigger case and feature VME expansions slots, the 745i do not.

Both have a HP-IB interface for controlling, measurements and instrumentation. These machines have two pairs of LED banks, one at the front and the other directly on the CPU board on the back.

System

Processor

Chipset

System buses

Memory

Expansion slots

Storage

External I/O

Operating systems

Benchmarks

Model SPEC92, int SPEC92, fp SPEC95, int SPEC95, fp
/50 36 72 1.53 2.46
/100 81 138 3.22 4.06

Dimensions

Model Height Width Depth Weight Power
745i 175mm 425mm 412mm 18.6kg 350W
747i 310mm 425mm 412mm 29kg 700W

References

Manuals

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