[rescue] Cheapest Cray?

Björn Ramqvist v53278 at g.haggve.se
Mon Apr 26 06:23:51 CDT 2004

Dave McGuire wrote:

>   Well they're modules that slide into a card cage of sorts.  Picture a
> very thick PCB surrounded by a big, thick metal shield...sorta turning
> it into a metal box about the size of a pizza box, with a shitload of
> pins (really...THOUSANDS of pins) on the end.  This slides into a card
> cage and plugs into the backplane.

Oh, so the cardcage handles 16 of these boards, or do they use 8+8 boards?

Speaking of Crays... here's a Cray YMP 464 in highres crappy quality in 
Trondheim, Norway:


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