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GameBreaker64

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Jul 17, 2019
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Post pictures of the SGI systems you own and list their specs (optional) (IRIX screenshots are also allowed)
 

callahan

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Jul 20, 2019
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My 2x300 EMXI+ESI Octane, 200Mhz R5K Indy, and a crappy Blade 150. Now have a R10k Indigo2 Impact in place of the Blade.
 
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Jacques

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Dec 21, 2019
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Somerset, United Kingdom
My very small little 'collection'.



The little wooden box on the desk contains my Raspi 3b+ which hosts my IRIX install media and internet wifi bridge for the SGIs.
Both machines are currently in storage but I'll be getting the O2 out for a bit of video fiddling tomorrow or Monday. I may even bring the Octane out for kicks.


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Eve the Octane after fan replacement therapy.

(Robotech figurines are still on the desk! I need to build a display case for my Valkyrie models)
 
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Northsky

Reindeer Whisperer
Feb 8, 2019
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Here is the latest addition to my SGI collection. I've installed IRIX 6.5.22 on this headless machine over the winter holidays along with development environment to support software porting. She may not be the fastest machine on the block, but she can get the work done. If my patience runs out, on the left side I have an Octane. However, the R5000 badge is not just a badge. :) Inside is an R5000SC 180 MHz CPU module, 128 MB of RAM, and two hard disks.
 

CiaoTime

Public Enemy Number One
Jan 15, 2020
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Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, Canada
My collection has shifted between quality and quantity over the years. Here's what my living room looked like when I had my peak number of systems: a fair few of these have since been relocated to better homes.

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The dual-compute, dual-Gigachannel Origin 200 hiding in the back of that picture deserves some extra photographic love.

The garage at the time had an Onyx (Dual R10K, RE2) and my Crimson. I'd sold the Onyx a few years ago: an Onyx4 wearing Origin350 skins has since taken its place as the fastest 'deskside' on my roster.

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I still have the Crimson, which happens to be a Jurassic Classic! It's #60 of the lot. Here it is with every skin except the front panel on (just because it's difficult to plug everything in with the door still in place.)

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This is just a handful of pics of all the stuff. There's also the NTT Indy (which I've recently done a detailed write-up for here, an O2+, a Visual Workstation 320 that I'd spent a fair few days upgrading with modern hard drives and a dual 1ghz Pentium 3 Coppermine setup, and hopefully one or two Itanium SGI systems in the near future to cover the rest of my bases.
 
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