Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 13th Apr 2008 16:29 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Every now and then, a computer comes along that makes a mark, that sets a trend, or that simply stuns you - but not because of its internals, its processor or its software, but because of its appearance. Through the history of computing, there have been a number of computers that were actually designed to appeal not just because of raw technology alone, but also because of stunning looks. Read on for a countdown of my ten most beautiful computers.
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pdp-11
by Geoff Gigg on Sun 13th Apr 2008 20:32 UTC
Geoff Gigg
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2006-01-21

Someone mentioned pdp-8. It was nice. I think DEC reached the peak of that line's clean design, inside and out, with the pdp-11. Here's a nice picture:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/Pdp-11-40.jpg

Have to second the Cray. Kept expecting that to be #1. Couldn't believe that was left off.

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