[rescue] SGI ORIGIN 3800 SUPERCOMPUTER
mrbill at mrbill.net
Thu Jun 14 11:43:53 CDT 2007
On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 11:07:53AM -0500, Timothy Baldridge wrote:
> This is not mine. I found it on Nekochan. Thought it'd be worth a
> little drooling. I'm wondering though, has anyone here ever worked on
> something this big? If so, care to tell us about it?
Wow, it's sad that something like that is "obsolete" after only five years.
Of course, SGI shot themselves in the foot on the whole IRIX business.
> SGI ORIGIN 3800 SUPERCOMPUTER FOR SALE w/512 PROCESSORS (R12000
> 400Mhz) & 128 Part Memory
> Fully loaded SGI ORIGIN 3800 with 512 processors (all R12000 400Mhz)
> and 128-part memory. Comprises 13 Cabinets. This was a multi-million
> dollar Supercomputer when purchased in 2002. One of only two in world
> at the time. Installed and maintained by SGI while at a major
> government installation.
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