Certificate ranking the NEC SX-5 as 122nd in the top 500 supercomputers in the world.
In 1997, the Bureau of Meteorolgy and CSIRO combined resources to establish the High Performance Computing and Communications Centre (HPCCC).

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Certificate with printed text on marbled cream paper. Stand: Folding gold plastic plate holder. On attached sticker: "MADE IN / JAPAN"


The SX4, SX5 and the SX6 are the direct heirs and natural succesors to CSIRAC, which was used for similar activities. CSIRAC was used to produce what could be the first 24 hour weather forecast in Australia.

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