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Digit: SGI Launches Linux Visual Computer Line

“Silicon Graphics are launching the successor line to its Onyx
visualization systems. Called Prism, the systems run Linux on
Itanium 2 processors.

“Like the Onyx systems, the Prism line is designed for use for
advanced visual computing applications such as video
post-production, GIS and medical research. They will also use the
same ATI graphics accelerators and NUMAflex shared memory
architecture as SGI’s MIPS-based systems…”

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