Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 7th Feb 2009 10:20 UTC
SGI and IRIX If there is one company out there that embodies "former glory", it just has to be Silicon Graphics Incorporated. Once one of the most well-respected high-performance computer and software makers of the world, it is now a mere shadow of its former self. The most recent set of financial results from the company do not bode well for the already troubled company.
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RE[6]: Windows NT
by milatchi on Sun 8th Feb 2009 19:45 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Windows NT"
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You heard wrong.


The founders came from LSI, and SUN. Most of the founders came from the team that developed the GX graphics adapter family at SUN.

In fact, I believe the nv in nvidia comes from some internal naming of the GX adapter at sun.

I may have failed to effectively communicate this but I'm not arguing that NVIDIA was founded by ex-SGI guys. I'm pointing out that a lot of NVIDIA's talent came from people who left SGI and joined NVIDIA.

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