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maple anthony-alexander-syrup🤖🐿️🐇 @squirrel

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.

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