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Supercomputer - Cray, Model X-MP 14, circa 1984 Object Reg. No: ST 038328

Summary:
Cray Research supercomputer X-MP 14. 1/0 subsytem serial no. 25 mainframe serial no. 302. circa 1984. includes power supplies and crate containing skins and panels. At the time of its manufacture, this represented the fastest commercially available computer technology in the world. The computer was used by the Australian branch of Cray Research on a leased basis and was used by the Meteorological Office and C.S.I.R.O. on a regular basis.
Description:
List of parts:
CPU unit
Input/output module
Power supplies x 5
Skins
Panels
Screwdrivers x 3
Unknown components x 3; manuals x 1 box

For a detailed list of parts - name, description, inscriptions and dimensions - please see Narrative entitled 'List of parts - Cray, Model X-MP 14, Supercomputer, circa 1984 (ST 038328)'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Cray Research
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1900 mm (Height), 1700 mm (Width), 900 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: One main unit only.

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Tagged with: computing, mainframe computers, computers, supercomputers
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: supercomputers
Inscriptions: For a detailed list of parts - name, description, inscriptions and dimensions - please see Narrative entitled 'List of parts - Cray, Model X-MP 14, Supercomputer, circa 1984 (ST 038328)'.
Maker: Cray Research, United States of America, 1983-1988

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