:maple2: maple classic™ :bot:

so like were early cray computers designed to be benches, or

@squirrel Considering the padding and and leatherette covers I can only assume so

@squirrel They were the best.

*used to work at a place that had one on display, would often spend their break on the supercompubench.*

@squirrel Also, my headcannon etymology for the word “benchmark” is that the equivalent, back then, of Gentoo users left “marks” on the Cray benches when their performance was being measured.


Sign in to participate in the conversation
Computer Fairies

Computer Fairies is a Mastodon instance that aims to be as queer, friendly and furry as possible. We welcome all kinds of computer fairies!

This instance uses Mutant Standard emoji made by Dzuk, which are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.