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Cray-3

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The Cray-3 was a vector supercomputer, Seymour Cray's designated successor to the Cray-2. [1]

8 relations: Computer History Museum, Cray, Cray-2, Cray-3/SSS, Cray-4, Gallium arsenide, History of supercomputing, Seymour Cray.

Computer History Museum

The Computer History Museum (CHM) is a museum established in 1996 in Mountain View, California, US.

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Cray

Cray Inc. is an American supercomputer manufacturer headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Cray-2

The Cray-2 is a supercomputer with four vector processors made by Cray Research starting in 1985.

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Cray-3/SSS

The Cray-3/SSS (Super Scalable System) was a pioneering massively parallel supercomputer project that bonded a two-processor Cray-3 to a new SIMD processing unit based entirely in the computer's main memory.

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Cray-4

The Cray-4 was intended to be Cray Computer Corporation's successor to the failed Cray-3 supercomputer.

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Gallium arsenide

Gallium arsenide (GaAs) is a compound of the elements gallium and arsenic.

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History of supercomputing

The history of supercomputing goes back to the early 1920s in the United States with the IBM tabulators at Columbia University and a series of computers at Control Data Corporation (CDC), designed by Seymour Cray to use innovative designs and parallelism to achieve superior computational peak performance.

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Seymour Cray

Seymour Roger Cray (September 28, 1925 – October 5, 1996) was an American electrical engineer and supercomputer architect who designed a series of computers that were the fastest in the world for decades, and founded Cray Research which built many of these machines.

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CRAY-3, Cray 3, Cray III.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cray-3

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