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Modding Cray-1 by Daryl Brach

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 28 Jul 2010.

  1. Sifter3000

    Sifter3000 I used to be somebody

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  2. NuTech

    NuTech New Member

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    A gorgeous homage. The synthetic leather detailing really made the case IMO.
     
  3. Fabou

    Fabou New Member

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    The case is gorgeous and brilliant. The painting on the wood is really clean, so are the cut.
     
  4. Lizard

    Lizard @ Scan R&D

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    Fantastic work Daryl - a truly inspirational reproduction of a classic :thumb:
     
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  5. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Not exactly space saving but cool none the less
     
  6. enikmaster

    enikmaster New Member

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    nice work but horrible design and not the best finishing. not impressed. bit-tech has already posted some awesome woodwork far mores impressive than this.
     
  7. Jampotp

    Jampotp dem spacers are well phat init blud

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    Clearly, this case is not built to show off awesome woodwork skills, as some cases are, but instead as an inspiring concept case designed to be a memorial to the Cray 1. The cray super computer was not made of wood (or if it was, it wasn't made to look 'woodish'), so as long as the case is strong, there is no point making the case out of solid teak with hundreds of dovetail joints and other complex joints... before covering the whole thing with a material to model the cray.

    Anyway, great work Daryl
     
  8. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Go complain to Seymour Cray if you don't like it.
    Ignorance is bliss, they say... :rolleyes:

    Brilliant work, Pfaffen! :thumb:
     
  9. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Looks amazing, fantastic build quality!
     
  10. SlickGnome

    SlickGnome New Member

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    Amazing build!
     
  11. PQuiff

    PQuiff New Member

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    Love the upholstery.

    Im waiting for the next gen Fluorinert cooling upgrade.

    Good job.
     
  12. jamesthebard

    jamesthebard Too Much Time On My Hands

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    Love the build (gotta agree with PQuiff on the upholstery). Captured the Cray perfectly.
     
  13. AnG3L

    AnG3L Ultimate Modder

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    Amazing and unique build! Mod on!
     
  14. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    if there's no such thing as CRAY-1 and u did that completely out of ur own personal design... i'd say great job! love the leather upholstery and unique "tube" design. Could be slightly bigger tho with a bit sturdier support as it can handle as a real living room center piece! :)

    BUT since its made in remembrance of CRAY-1, then... dude... awesome job. Awesome, awesome job.
     
  15. MorpheusUK

    MorpheusUK a Noob that knows something

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    I can't believe some peoples comments. This is another great project and a nice homage to the iconic CRAY-1
    This dude's wood work skills shouldn't even be questioned, did you even bother checking his other works, or just look at these pictures?, check out the links to (World Map, Canary Mesa, Fibonacci, Vogel Haus, and the four Hokusai cases).

    Very well done, loving the "leather" finish, that just pimps it.
     
  16. PopcornMachine

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    I used to work on a CRAY like that. Bet your little one is a lot more powerful...now.

    Very nicely done. Good work.
     
  17. Apocalypso

    Apocalypso Fully armed and operational.

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    That's so flipping cool.
     
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    Awesome work, the painting of the "wires" was excellent, and the project turned out beautiful!!

    I'm surprised at the comments by eunuchmaster, I would question what he considers to be good work.
     
  20. Nanosec

    Nanosec absit iniuria verbis

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    Truly Inspiring....makes me want to built a custom case to honor one of the other 'original' computers like the TX-0 or a PDP-1 complete with tape reader.......well if I had your skills anyway. Awesome work, and a Great way to pay respect to the original supercomputer.

    have you compared your scale models processing power to that of a CRAY-1?
     
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