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Silicon Graphics Onyx2
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    Onyx2 Reality Onyx2 InfiniteReality2 Deskside Onyx2 InfiniteReality2 Rack Single-Pipe Onyx2 InfiniteReality2 Rack with Multi-Pipe Rendering
    16-PIPE SYSTEM with RM/pipe and DPLEX Option (Preliminary Estimates)
    Onyx2 Onyx2 Onyx2 Onyx2
    IR2 IR IR2 IR IR2 IR
    Polygons/sec 5.5M 13.1 10.9 13.1M 10.9 210M 174M
    Pixel fill, smooth, Z 224M to 448M 224M to 448M 224M to 448M 224M to 896M 224M to 896M 7.2B 7.2B
    Pixel fill, textured, AA, Z 94M to 188M 192M to 384M 156M to 312M 192M to 768M 156M to 624M 6.1B 5.0B
    Anti-aliased vectors/sec 3.6M 8.6M 7.1M 8.6M 7.1M 138M 114M
    Trilinear interpolations/sec 100M to 200M 200M to 400M 200M to 400M 200M to 800M 200M to 800M 6.4B 6.4B
    Convolutions/sec (5x5 sep. RGBA) 6.4M 15.3M 12.7M 15.3M 12.7M 245M 203M
    Voxels/sec 100M to 200M 200M to 400M 200M to 400M 200M to 800M 200M to 800M 6.4B 6.4B
    24-bit floating-point Z yes yes yes yes
    Color 48-bit RGBA 48-bit RGBA 48-bit RGBA 48-bit RGBA
    Overlay planes 16 16 16 16
    Anti-aliasing multisampling 4x4 8x8 8x8 8x8
    Max. bits/pixel 128 to 512 256 to 2048 256 to 2048 256 to 2048
    Graphics pipelines 1 1 1 to 16 1 to 16
    Geometry Engine processors/pipeline 2 4 4 4
    Raster Managers/pipeline 1 to 2 1 to 2 1 to 4 and 1 to 2 1 to 4 and 1 to 2
    Texture memory/pipeline 16MB or 64MB 64MB 64MB Up to 1GB combined
    texture memory capacity
    with MonsterMode software
    Frame buffer size/pipeline 40MB to 80MB 80MB to 160MB 80MB to 320MB 80MB to 320MB
    Display channels/pipeline 2 or 8 2 or 8 2 or 8 1, 2 or 8
    Display capability VGA to HDTV VGA to HDTV VGA to HDTV VGA to HDTV
    Std. monitor size resolution 20" 1280x1024 24" 1920x1200 24" 1920x1200 24" 1920x1200

    COMPUTER PLATFORM
    CPU MIPS R10000 MIPS R10000 MIPS R10000 MIPS R10000
    Quantity 1 to 4 1 to 4 2 to 128 4 to 128
    Primary caches (ins./data) 32KB/32KB 32KB/32KB 32KB/32KB 32KB/32KB
    Secondary cache 4MB 4MB 4MB 4MB
    RAM memory 256MB to 8GB 256MB to 8GB 256MB to 256GB 256MB to 256GB
    Disk storage (internal) 1 to 5 9.1GB or
    18.2GB Ultra SCSI
    1 to 5 9.1GB or
    18.2GB Ultra SCSI
    1 to 11 9.1 GB or
    18.2GBUltra SCSI or
    10 3.5" Fibre Channel per rack
    1 to 11 9.1GB or
    18.2GB Ultra SCSI or
    10 3.5" Fibre Channel per rack
    Expansion slots 4 XIO-slots standard
    and 3-slot PCI optional
    4 XIO-slots standard
    and 3-slot PCI optional
    9 XIO-slots standard
    and 3-slot PCI optional per rack
    9 XIO-slots standard
    and 3-slot PCI optional per rack
    Dimensions 24" L, 20" W, 26.5" H 24" L, 20" W, 26.5" H 39" L, 29" W, 73" H 39" L, 29" W, 73" H per rack
    Weight (max. configuration) 215 lbs (98 kg) 215 lbs (98 kg) 800 lbs (364 kg) 800 lbs (364 kg) per rack
    Standard monitor weight 71.6 lbs (32.5 kg) 71.6 lbs (32.5kg) 90.2 lbs (41kg) 90.2 lbs (41 kg)

    ELECTRICAL AND POWER
    Voltage 100 to 120 or 200 to 240
    volts AC, 1 phase
    (configurations limited
    below 200 volts*)
    100 to 120 or 200 to 240
    volts AC, 1 phase
    (configurations limited
    below 200 volts*)
    200 to 240 volts AC, 1 phase 200 to 240 volts AC, 1 phase
    Frequency 47 to 63Hz 47 to 63Hz 47 to 63Hz 47 to 63Hz
    Power 2,300 watts max at 208
    volts, 1,840 watts max at
    120 volts
    2,300 watts max at 208
    volts, 1,840 watts max at
    120 volts
    4,750 watts (compute and graphics
    module) or 5,050 watts (two
    graphics modules)
    4,750 watts (compute and graphics
    module) or 5,050 watts (two
    graphics modules) per rack
    Heat Dissipation 7,843 BTU/hr (208 volts),
    6,274 BTU/hr (120 volts)
    7,843 BTU/hr (208 volts),
    6,274 BTU/hr (120 volts)
    16,198 BTU/hr (compute and graphics
    module) or 17,220 BTU/hr
    (two graphics modules)
    16,198 BTU/hr (compute and graphics
    module) or 17,220 BTU/hr
    (two graphics modules) per rack
    Electrical service type
    NEMA 5-20 (120v) or
    NEMA 6-15 (208v)
    (US only)
    NEMA 5-20 (120v) or
    NEMA 6-15 (208v)
    (US only)
    NEMA L6-30 (US only) NEMA L6-30 (US only)
    Noise 50 dBa 50 dBa 65 to 70 dBa 65 to 70 dBa

    I/O, NETWORKING, AND COMMUNICATION
    Standard data 40MB/sec Ultra SCSI, 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet, 4 460 kbaud asynchronous serial ports, 2 keyboard ports, 2 mouse ports, parallel port
    Standard audio 2.75 ohm BNC AES/EBU stereo in/out, 2 optical ADAT 8-channel in/out, RCA phono jack stereo line-level input output, 3.5mm stereo analog headphone output, mono microphone input jack
    Optional data XIO to PCI adapter (1 full-height, 2 double-height slots, 132MB to 264MB/sec), XIO to VME adapter (6U, 9U), FDDI single attach, FDDI dual attach, UTP FDDI, Token Ring, ISDN, high-speed synchronous serial, 100MB/sec Fibre Channel (2 port), 40MB/sec Ultra SCSI (4 port), 100Base-TX (4 port) combined with 460 kbaud asynchronous serial (6 ports), ATMOC3 (4 port) and ATMOC12, DIVO in/out (CCIR601, SMPTE 259)

    REMOVABLE MEDIA
    StandardCD-ROM
    OptionalDDS-2 (DAT), 8mm Exabyte, DLT tape
    ENVIRONMENTAL (nonoperating)
    Temperature-20 to +60C (41 to 95F)
    Humidity10% to 95% non-condensing
    Altitude40,000 MSL
    ENVIRONMENTAL (operating)
    Temperature+5 to +35C altitude 5,000 MSL, +5 to +30C altitude 10,000 MSL
    Humidity10% to 90% noncondensing




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