CDC 6600 installation

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Date
1965 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of Control Data Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Control Data Corporation
Keywords
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); IBM Project Stretch; CDC 6600 (Computer); Watson, Thomas J.; Control Data Corporation
Object ID
102627359

The 6600 had 400,000 transistors and more than 100 miles of wiring. In addition to a blazingly fast floating-point processor, it had 10 “peripheral processors” that did housekeeping and input/output tasks at the same time.