CDC 6600 is introduced

September 1964
CDC 6600 is introduced

Designed by Seymour Cray and James E. Thornton, the CDC 6600 is considered to be the world's first successful supercomputer. Between 1964 and 1969 the CDC 6600 was the world's fastest computer, with performance of up to three megaFLOPS.

The first machine was delivered to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in September 1964.

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