Made a deal to get a Vax 6000, 2 Fujitsu Supercomputers and TOPS10???

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Wed Nov 24 15:18:31 1999

On Wed, 24 Nov 1999, John B wrote:
>I was told that there are at least 18 6' computer racks,, the only ones that
>the guy on the phone could get at said:
>Vax 6000
>SA600 ??? (what's that?)
>RK05 (or 7)
>Some Fujitsu junk.
>I know they paid 5 million for the Fujitsu 7 years ago.

  ...likely not junk. They make some kickass supers. I wonder if that system
is complete.

>Anyone here know what a SA600 is?

  It's a rack full of RA-series drives.

>As for the systems, I will probably scrap the Vax6000 (for EBay souvenirs).
>I saw one of the Fujitsu boards last year.... nice... most of the chips had
>heat sinks on them (ram board).. and they were huge.. Again too new and too
>big to deal with.. I'll get what gold I can out of it.


            -Dave McGuire
Received on Wed Nov 24 1999 - 15:18:31 GMT

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