ILLIAC IV Processing Element

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 53 in x 62 1/2 in x 25 in
Manufacturer
FDARPA?University of Illinois/Burroughs Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of NASA Ames Research Center
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); Slotnick, Daniel; NASA Ames Research Center; University of Illinois
Object ID
X137.82
Speed
75MFLOPS
Memory Size
16MW
Memory Width
64-bit
Cost
$31,000,000

This is one of 64 processing elements with memory built for the ILLIAC IV parallel computer. The only ILLIAC IV made was moved to the Navy's Moffett Field in California in 1971 to avoid Vietnam War turmoil on university campuses.