[rescue] What is this?
shawn at synack-hosting.com
Thu Mar 18 13:16:09 CST 2004
I bought an Onyx for $170 last week, so would say this isn't worth
nearly what they are asking.
On 18-Mar-04, at 12:28 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> Thomas Gallaway writes ...
>> Francois Dion wrote:
>>> Looks like a Challenge, but weird badging and less drive space. They
>>> dont even say what is in it as far as CPU and all:
>> It is a Controll Data rebadged Challenge. There are a bunch of
>> who did rebadge SGI stuff. Like siemens nixdorf and controll data. But
>> there where more.
> Mine's a Tandem, and, except for the badge and the color of some of the
> plastic, you can't tell it from a SGI Challenge L.
> I dunno about the graphics in the eBay item, but it looks like it has
> of the same stuff mine had, in particular the tape drive (150 MB QIC)
> CD-ROM (2x caddy-style). It looks like it has blanking plates or odd
> in the lower three drive bays, but otherswise looks pretty normal.
> Whether it's worth $300 plus shipping, I dunno. It would depend a lot
> what graphics, CPU(s) and RAM it has. It could, in theory, have a
> R4k/150 and 16 MB of RAM, which means you'd have, well, the world's
> and loudest low-end Indy, I guess. At the other end of the scale, it
> have 12 R10k/195-2 processors and 2 GB of RAM, which would definitely
> toward the studly end of things.
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