NCSA 30 | 1988 October
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October 1988

NCSA’s Cray-2 installed

NCSA now has two Cray supercomputers to meet the rapidly increasing national demand for computational power in a wide range of fields. The Cray-2 system joins the Cray X-MP supercomputer to contribute advances in science, engineering, economics, medicine, the humanities, and other fields. The Cray-2 has a 128 million word memory—sixteen times the memory of the X-MP—and has a peak performance speed of 1.7 billion calculations...

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