Razdan-3 historic computer

Razdan-3 historic computer

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Caption: Historic computer. View of the control desk of a Razdan-3 computer. The Razdan-3 machines were designed at the Yerevan Research Institute in Armenia in 1966. It was capable of up to 20,000 operations per second (20 kiloflops), about half a million times slower than a modern desktop computer. Razdan-3 used ferrite core memory and stored data on magnetic tapes. Instructions were input using punched tape or punched cards. Photographed at the Moscow Polytechnic Institute in 2008.

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Keywords: 1960s 20th century, 1966, armenian, computer, digital, early, historical, history, horizontal, kiloflop, mainframe, museum, novosti, razdan, russia, russian, soviet

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