Sun E450 server officially vintage
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 16:48:40 CST 2007
Eric J Korpela wrote:
> On 1/3/07, woodelf <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
>> Jay West wrote:
>> > Just because a computer is 10 years old does not mean it's on topic. So
>> > no, it's not officially vintage ;)
> We were thinking about auctioning off the original E450 that was the
> SETI at home server as a fund raiser. (Actually the original server is
> an Ultra-10 sitting on my desk. ellie aka jill nee sagan).
> Unfortunately university rules don't allow departments or groups to
> sell things and use the proceeds. University salvage sells them and
> the university gets the money. :(
> But SETI at home isn't 10 years old yet... (sun gave us an old E450).
> Even though it may be a collectible, it's not quite vintage. Yet.
> Things branded "Sun 4," I think would count, as would various
> SPARCstations and Solbournes. Has any 64-bit microprocessor been
> declared officially vintage yet?
The Alpha 21064 (EV4) came out in 1992. I think that probably qualifies.
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