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Hobbyists Recreate Lost Cray Supercomputer

Jan 17, 2014 |

Nearly four decades ago, the pioneering computer architect Seymour Cray created one of the most successful and iconic supercomputers ever made, the Cray-1. This 5.5-ton C-shaped tower was a popular sight in laboratories since its release in 1976 throughout the 1980s, but eventually advances in supercomputing gave way to more powerful number crunchers. While all Read more…

Hobbyist Crafts Desktop Cray-1

Sep 2, 2010 |

Iconic supercomputer implemented with an FPGA kit.