Artifact Details

Title

Core memory module

Catalog Number

102735018

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 10940 Embossed on a plate attached to the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 7 in x 6 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in

Description

The object is a 4-board memory module (each board is 2.5 x 4 inches). Written on a sticker on the back of the object is "1968." Found with the object and separately packaged is a piece of tape reading "CDC6600 Core memory."

Category

Memory & storage/core

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Lot Number

X4575.2008