NEC Supercomputer SX System

  • Tadashi Watanabe
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 24)


NEC Supercomputer SX System was developed to meet the demands for high-speed and large-scale computations in the fields such as aerodynamics, meteorology, molecular science and structural analysis.


Scalar Unit Vector Operation Control Processor Vector Instruction Supervisory Function 
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    NEC Supercomputer SX-l/SX-2 General Description, NEC, Pub. No. GAZ01E-1, 1983.Google Scholar
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    T. Furukatsu, T. Watanabe and R. Kondo: “Supercomputer SX system with a vector peak performance of 1.3 Gflops and 6 nanosecond cycle time”, Nikkei Electronics, 1984.11.19, No. 356, pp 237–272.Google Scholar
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    T. Watanabe: “Architecture of Supercomputers-NEC Super-computer SX System”, NEC Research & Development, No. 73, ppl-6, April 1984.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tadashi Watanabe
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Engineering DivisionNEC CorporationTokyo 183Japan

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