Re: 8520/21

Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:14:05 +0100
Message-ID: <3941923.ZiYeqhcjeI@rakete>
On Wednesday 04 March 2015, 18:29:34 Jim Brain <> wrote:
> It just does not make sense.  It's like saying:  I am going to modify my
> iOS app for iOS8 and I am going to remove some key functionality, and
> retest the entire app, since that functionality could affect any part of
> the app.
> There has got to be more to this story.  I don't buy that the TOD BCD
> stuff took up that much die real estate, and so I can't believe that the
> removal would have improved yield considerably.

i can see how the original TOD circuit used a _lot_ more die space than the 
counter in the 8520, its certainly a lot more complex than a simple binary 
counter :)


Dick size still matters, just that money, race and in some extreme cases 
personality has a greater impact than an inch or two.

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