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by davefischer
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: TAAC-1
Replies: 22
Views: 1515

Re: TAAC-1

Trying to find software & a host system for my TAAC-1 as well...
by davefischer
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SGI hardware in movies
Replies: 256
Views: 29786

Re: SGI hardware in movies

The recent Russian film "Generation P" features a bunch of SGI hardware, being used for high-end 3d rendering. http://www.cca.org/d/gen-p-sgi.jpg There's even an SGI monitor in the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTkreglCGiQ There's also a LOT of over-the-shoulder shots of people u...
by davefischer
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Why do you collect SGI kit?
Replies: 27
Views: 2823

Re: Why do you collect SGI kit?

I like high-end 90s RISC servers. I mostly collect Sun, but also a little SGI. I don't like workstations, realtime graphics, or funny cases. But an Origin-2000 is an amazing piece of hardware. I have a few smaller SGIs (O2 & O200), only because it makes dealing with the big machine easier. (O2 i...

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