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Submission + - Homebrew Cray-1 (chrisfenton.com)

egil writes: Chris Fenton built his own fully functional 1/10 scale Cray-1 supercomputer. True to the original, it includes the couch-seat, but is also binary compatible with the original. Instead of the power-hungry ECL technology, however, the scale model is built around a Xilinx Spartan-3E 1600 development board. All software is available if you want to build one for your own living room. The largest obstacle in the project is to find original software.

We're here to give you a computer, not a religion. - attributed to Bob Pariseau, at the introduction of the Amiga