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The Thinking Machines Corp. CM-200

Machine type: Processor array.
Models: CM-200.
Operating system: Internal OS tranparent to the user, Unix on front-end system.
Compilers: CM Fortran (subset of Fortran 90), C*, *Lisp (Lisp with extensions).

System parameters:


Note: and are obtained from a 1024 (floating-point ) processor system.

The CM-200 is an SIMD machine of the processor array type: all processors perform the same operation in lock step (except for those who are logically are switched off). The machine is almost identical to the CM-2 (see below). The only difference is the clock cycle of the added floating-point processors that is 100 ns instead of 142 ns.

For computational intensive work only the floating-point processors are of interest and these infact determine the speed of the machine.

See the next entry for more information about the structure of the machine.
Tue Nov 14 15:39:09 PST 1995