5 generations of HPC will be delivered.
1st machine is a 1.8 teraflop computer. Intel Paragon based on 9000 - 200 Mflop/s Pentium processors to SNL.
2nd machine $93M from IBM; clusters of shared-memory processors, 512 8-way. 3.3Tflop/s,12/98 to LLNL.
3rd machine is a NUMA system from SGI-CRI, 12/98 to LANL, 3 Tflop/s, 3072 processors.
Remaining two machines will deliver capability in the 30- and 100-Tflop/s range.