Top collectable machines

From: Jeffrey S. Sharp <>
Date: Fri Mar 8 00:49:15 2002

On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Bob Shannon wrote:

> Stardent was not a follow-on from Ardent.
> Stardent made a graphics supercomputer with a fancy very wide data path
> between the CPU and the graphics engine. Something like 512 bits
> wide...
> My wife worked there. Stardent attempted to generate a market for a
> product that did not already exist. Some were sold for scientific
> visualization and other high-end uses. Quite a unique machine
> really...not your average workstation at all.

Cool. I have one which I got from the University of Texas at Austin last
summer. I believe that I owe it to a list member who sent me some cool
hardware in exhange for it.

Jeffrey S. Sharp
Received on Fri Mar 08 2002 - 00:49:15 GMT

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