Artifact Details

Title

Cray-2 CPU

Catalog Number

X1630.99

Type

Physical object

Date

1985

Manufacturer

Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 2 Cray-2
Other number 6345148 DOE Property tag number

Dimensions

overall: 57 in x 58 in x 58 in

Description

"Kirby Fong at LBL is a good historical resource on this & LBL generally. (from NEWSLINE, April 4, 1990) The newest LLNL supercomputer has a theoretical peak speed of four billion floating point operations (or calculations) per second. Its memory is equal to 64 million words; that capacity will double to 128 million words within a few months, Fuss said.

Category

Digital Computer: supercomputer

Subject

CRAY-2 (Computer); Cray Research, Inc. (CRI); Fluorinert

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL)

Lot Number

X1630.99

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