Onyx Reality Engine 2, 1990-1999

Made:
1990-1999 in California
maker:
Silicon Graphics Inc.

Onyx Reality Engine 2, computer graphics processor, made by Silicon Graphics Inc, California, United States, 1990-1999. With packing crate

Onyx Reality Engine 2, computer graphics processor, made by Silicon Graphics Inc, California, United States, 1990-1999.

The Onyx Reality Engine II was a part of a family of computer graphics systems built by Silicon Graphics. The Onyx II was a high powered 3D graphics processor used to render 3D computer graphics and run advanced computer simulations.

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Details

Category:
Temporary Exhibitions
Object Number:
L2014-4174
Materials:
metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
computer component
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Courtesy of the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California
status:
Loan

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