Artifact Details

Title

ETA-10 CPU

Catalog Number

X1691.99B

Type

Physical object

Date

1988

Manufacturer

ETA Systems, Inc.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number ETA-10

Dimensions

71 1/2 x 75 x 55 1/4 (HWD) in.

Description

This was part of the John von Neumann Center ETA-10 installation at Princeton University. Alternative label copy: ETA10 Supercomputer, 1988 ETA was a spin-off company of Control Data Corporation. Its ETA- 10 supercomputer, introduced in 1986, proved popular with universities and research institutions. Using a 44-layer board, the entire CPU was constructed on a single board. This family of machines (spanning a 27:1 performance range) offered peak performance of up to 10 GFLOPS, used CMOS logic, and came in air and water-cooled versions.

Category

Digital Computer: supercomputer

Credit

Gift of J&M Realty

Lot Number

X1691.99