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Whirlwind

USA 1951

under construction


Whirlwind under construction

 


Jay Forrester

Ken Olson

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Introduction

This machine was build in the hight of the 20th century so called "cold war" between the USA and its allies and the former Soviet Union(1) with its allies. Its use was intended for the air defense of the northern hemisphere.

 

Description


the Whirlwind CPU and at right a console commonly seen in pictures


Specifications


Codename: Whirlwind
CPU:  
CPU speed  
FPU:  
motherboard RAM:  
maximum RAM  
number of sockets  
minimum speed  
ROM  
L1 cache  
L2 cache  
data path  
busspeed  
SCSI  
slots  
Serial Ports  
Parallel Ports  
Floppy  
HD  
CD-ROM  
Monitor  
Sound Output  
Sound Input  
Ethernet  
Gestalt ID  
power  
Weight  
Dimensions  
Min System Software  
Max System Software  
introduced  
terminated  
initial price  

 

 

 

 


Release history

 

 

 

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