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Meeting: Wednesday June 16, 1999
A Wintel Machine from SGI !?!


SGI began in the early 80s as a company using commercial off-the-shelf CPUs to build its 3D graphics workstations. With its acquisition of MIPS in 1992, the company gained control of its CPU technology, and evolved its product line into a platform for the 3D workstation world that was analogous to what the Apple Macintosh was for the 2D PC world -- the high price, high-performance proprietary solution for graphics.

In January of 1999 the company amazed the computer world by turning about face and announcing a line of Pentium-based PCs running Windows NT, optimized for 3D. At this meeting SGI's Eric Stephenson will give us a hands-on demo of this exciting new product and talk about the software available for it now and in the future.

Eric Stephenson has been a Systems Engineer with SGI for the past four years. He has fifteen years experience in pre-sales technical support with companies such as Sun, HP and Apollo, and prior to that worked for eleven years in research and Development.

6:00 - 7:00 PM Social Hour
7:00 - 8:30 Meeting


Members free. Non-members $5. Memberships $15/year.

Address and directions:

Silicon Graphics Computer Systems
(La Jolla Village area, at I-5, next to the Mormon temple)
3655 Nobel Drive
Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92122
Phone: (619) 546-0409

Click here for a Yahoo map

From: North
Take I-5 South, exit La Jolla Village Dr. Turn left onto La Jolla Village Dr. Turn right on Lebon Dr. Turn right on Nobel Dr. Turn left at Caminito Plaza Centro (First traffic signal). Make immediate right and park accordingly.

From: South
Take I-5 North, exit Nobel Dr. Turn right onto Nobel Dr. Turn right on Caminito Plaza Centro (First traffic signal). Make immediate right and park accordingly.

Updated 05/20/99 

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