Amdahl 470V/6 Computer - Multi-Chip Carrier (MCC)

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Date Introduced
1975
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
3 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Amdahl Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Naoya Ukai
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Clones; Plug compatible; IBM
Object ID
102630206

MCCs were air-cooled, making them less expensive than IBM’s water-cooled assemblies. The finned cooling towers are glued to the top of the integrated circuits. A plastic cover directed cool air over the towers and out the top of the computer.