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November 30 – IBM 7090 Mainframe Cost $2.9 Million

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November 30 – IBM 7090 Mainframe Cost $2.9 Million

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1959 - Want to see a 2.9 million dollar computer? That was the IBM 7090 – a transistorized mainframe computer that was designed for scientific research and tech applications. It replaced the 709 series, which used vacuum tubes. The first two were delivered – one of the 7090′s would be used for the Mercury and Gemini space missions. Check out more on the IBM 7090

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