The SGI Origin 2000, code named Lego, is a family of mid-range and high-end servers developed and manufactured by SGI and introduced in 1996 to succeed the SGI Challenge and POWER Challenge. At the time of introduction, these systems ran IRIX 6.4 and later, IRIX 6.5. A variant of the Origin 2000 with graphics capability is known as the Onyx2. An entry-level variant based on the same architecture but with a different hardware implementation is known as the Origin 200. The Origin 2000 was succeeded by the Origin 3000 in July 2000, and was discontinued on 30 June 2002.
Tilburg University in the Netherlands kindly donated an Origin 2000 and SGI 2400. The system consists of 3 cabinets of about 2 meters high;
Width about 22 inch. Out of the 4 panels present, 3 are still fully functional. Is has 48 GB RAM and 24 CPU's running at 200 MHz.
The Origin 2000 sgi 2400 called medusa.uvt.nl, were installed in the UvT server room, before being shipped to the Centre for Computing History in Haverhill near Cambridge, UK.
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