SGI Indigo

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The Silicon Graphics IRIS Indigo is a UNIX workstation, used principally for 3D graphics, manufactured between 1991 and 1994. For its time, it had unparalleled graphics performance for a desktop workstation. Its practical uses as a graphical workstation have long-since been eclipsed by bargain-basement PCs, and technologically, the Indigo has been left in the dust. For regular use, however, the Indigo is still very capable, and it has become very popular among computer hobbyists, even for everyday use.

Manufacturer: SGI
Date: 1991

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH508. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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