Digital DEC 3000/600
DEC 3000 AXP was the name given to a series of computer workstations and servers, produced from 1992 to around 1995 by Digital Equipment Corporation. The DEC 3000 AXP series formed part of the first generation of computer systems based on the 64-bit Alpha AXP architecture. Supported operating systems for the DEC 3000 AXP series were DEC OSF/1 AXP (later renamed Digital UNIX) and OpenVMS AXP (later renamed OpenVMS).
All DEC 3000 AXP models used the DECchip 21064 (EV4) or DECchip 21064A (EV45) processor and inherited various features from the earlier MIPS architecture-based DECstation models, such as the TURBOchannel bus and the I/O subsystem.
The DEC 3000 AXP series was superseded in late 1994, with workstation models replaced by the AlphaStation line and server models replaced by the AlphaServer line.
Alpha 21064 CPU @ 175 MHz
See http://www.tobycreek.org/computers/alpha.html - pictures for pictures and further information
This machine was used at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge and was used as a workstation to run computer simulations on the Theory of Condensed Matter.
Our system was very kindly donated by Alastair Beresford
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