Tsunami/Typhoon 21272 Chipset is a core logic chipset used in many DEC/Compaq/HP Alpha systems. It is a set of application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) that complement the Digital 21264 family of Alpha microprocessors. The chipset provided a solution for low-cost, high-performance, mid to high-end client systems and low-end server systems.
The key features:
- The first manual is dated by 1995. The first systems are released in 1999(?).
- AlphaServer ES40,
- and others.
- CPUs: 1-2 or Tsunami, 1-4 for Typhoon.
- IO: 1-2 PCI hoses.
- Is supported by OpenVMS starting from 7.1-2
- Is supported by Digital UNIX/Tru64 starting from 4.0E