Original Silicon Graphics pricing

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There was a discussion in the chat about original Silicon Graphics pricing.

I've attached one of the found documents describing pricing from the Fuel, Tezro, Prism, Origin 350/2000, Altix 350 era; any others indicating original prices, from when SGIs were actively sold, are welcome! Please post them if you find them :)
 

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Here's a scan from a 1993 issue of Digital Video magazine that shows introductory Indy pricing as well as the price of upgrades, accessories, and software. Some hefty markups - SGI had the balls to charge 3x the street price for standard 72-pin parity SIMMs to upgrade the Indy's RAM to 32MB.

Also note that the Wavefront Advanced Visualizer was $25,000 - $50,000 depending on configuration.

SGI Indy Introductory Pricing.jpg
 
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