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Old 16 May 2020, 15:54   #26
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Originally Posted by Stedy View Post
they will be the original Motorola die, still on wafers. Rochester electronics will remove them from the wafer and package them in a PGA package and datestamp them accordingly.
I doubt it is even that. They'll have been packaged, tested, sorted and put into trays.

Packages (particularly ceramic), testers, load boards and test programs go obsolete and/or go missing. They wouldn't keep wafers on ice for decades.

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