|Name: 3000 Series 64|
|Division: Computer Systems|
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|Original Price: $186100|
|Catalog Reference: 1984, page 601|
The Series 64 was the top-of-the-range HP 3000 when it was introduced in November of 1981. The 64 was HP's first 1 MIP (million instructions per second) 3000 computer. It was 2.6 times the speed of the 3000/44. Pricing on the 3000/64 started at $225,145.
The Series 68 was the top-of-the range HP 3000 when it replaced the Series 64 in 1983 (priced at $186,100). The Series 68 came standard with 3 MB of memory, expandable to 8 MB. It could support up to 400 users with a maximum of 9.7 GB of disc storage.
The Series 70 (32471A) was introduced in 1986 with a 20 to 35 percent improvement in performance over the Series 68 at a 20 percent lower cost. The base unit with 8 MB of RAM was priced at $150,000. The Series 64 and 68 were both upgradeable to the Series 70.
A bootable disc image of the latest software for these computers can be found here.
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