Artifact Details

Title

CDC 1604 supercomputer

Catalog Number

X859.87

Type

Physical object

Date

1959

Manufacturer

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 27

Description

The 1604 was CDC's first machine. It had 32 - 768 48-bit words of magnetic core storage - single address logic - 2 instructions per 48 bit word - 6 index registers and fit in a 20 foot square room.

Category

Digital Computer: supercomputer

Credit

Gift of Jim Payne

Lot Number

X859.87