Artifact Details

Title

IRIS 4D/210GTX CPU

Catalog Number

102733633

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1990

Manufacturer

Silicon Graphics Computer Systems (SGI)

Place Manufactured

Mountain View, CA

Identifying Numbers

Model number CMN A004 Printed on label on lower rear door of tall tower
Model number IRIS 4D/210GTX Embossed on top of the short tower
Other number G45852 On NASA property tag on front of short tower
Other number W-4D210GTXB Printed on label on lower rear door of tall tower
Serial number 310516 Printed on label on lower rear door of tall tower

Dimensions

overall: 34 1/4 in x 26 in x 26 in

Description

The object is a Silicon Graphics "Power Series" CPU in a 15 Slot Twin Tower box. The big short tower houses the system boards and has all the external connectors on its back. It includes one IP9 board with a 25 Mhz MIPS R3000 CPU chip and one fully populated MC2 memory board. The small tall tower houses the internal drives. The drive tower is a modular stack of 5 drive bays with a power supply at the bottom.

Category

Digital computer/workstation