Artifact Details

Title

Arithmetic processor module

Catalog Number

102783203

Type

Physical Object

Date

Circa 2000

Manufacturer

Nippon Electric Company (NEC)

Place Manufactured

Japan

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1441 9104 On the connection block.

Dimensions

overall: 6 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in

Description

This object is an arithmetic processor of the NEC Earth Simulator, a massive 2000-era supercomputer used in Japan for meterological work and running global climate models. The NEC Earth Simulator was the world's fastest computer from ca. 2002-2004.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

Lot Number

X8677.2018