[rescue] SGI ZX10 comment

Joshua D Boyd jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Tue Dec 17 08:43:01 CST 2002

On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 12:41:46AM +1300, Gavin Hubbard wrote:
> Hi Lads
> I was trawling through EBay and I noticed that there have been a
> couple of really cheap SGI/Intergraph ZX10 workstations in the last
> month or so. 
> e.g. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2075701977
> I was working for a company about 2.5 years ago who were buying
> systems with almost exactly that same spec for around 13kUSD a
> machine. 
> Damn that's a harsh devaluation - even by PC technology standards. The
> ZX10 is still a fairly awesome machine (a genuine workstation). I'd
> pick one up for myself at that price if I could get them locally. 

I always was under the impression that they were just a PC that was
built well and had a workstation class video card.

Now, one machine I wouldn't mind having, even though it is a PC, is an
Intergraph StudioZ machine.  Pre wildcat graphics, built in SDI-601, 2
or 4 PPro 200 chips.

Joshua D. Boyd

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