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SILICON GRAPHICS REDUCES ENTRY INDIGO PRICE

 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Graphics Inc. (NYSE: SGI) today announced a 13-percent reduction in the price of the entry model of its highly successful IRIS Indigo(TM) R3000(R) RISC PC from $7,995 to $6,995 effective immediately. This new pricing further broadens the accessibility of the Indigo(TM) family's advanced 3D graphics, digital media and easy-to-use Ing?o Magic(TM) software tools for creative and technical professionals.
 "The entry Indigo system continues to enjoy tremendous success by appealing to a variety of new customers for Silicon Graphics," said Jay Kidd, director of product marketing for Silicon Graphics' Digital Sight and Sound division. "Silicon Graphics' desktop system revenues grew by approximately 50 percent in a year in which the workstation industry did not meet industry analysts' expectations. We anticipate this pricing move will fuel our momentum and further increase our market share."
 IRIS Indigo is the first family of high-performance, color, RISC personal computers. It is the only family of systems to deliver 3D graphics, DAT-quality audio and video at an affordable price point. With IRIS Indigo systems, professional users can take advantage of powerful technology previously confined to high-end computing systems. The Indigo family includes four graphics models that span from the IRIS Indigo RISC PC with entry graphics, which offers virtual 24(TM) color, to the IRIS Indigo Elan(TM) system, which brings record-setting graphics to the desktop. The family also includes Indigo R4000(TM) models, which incorporate the 64-bit MIPS(R) R4000 microprocessor.
 Silicon Graphics recently expanded the Indigo family with the introduction of the Indigo2(TM) Extreme(TM) workstation which offers the highest performance and most powerful graphics available on the desktop. Indigo2 is the first desktop computer to incorporate the new Extreme graphics and the new power of either of a MIPS RISC R4400(TM) or R4000 processor.
 Silicon Graphics Inc. is the leading manufacturer of high- performance visual computing systems. The company delivers interactive three-dimensional graphics, digital media and multiprocessing supercomputing technologies to technical, scientific and creative professionals. Its subsidiary, MIPS Technologies Inc., designs and licenses the industry's leading RISC processor technology for the computer systems and embedded control markets. Silicon Graphics has offices worldwide and headquarters in Mountain View.
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 /CONTACT: Beth McCleary of Silicon Graphics, 415-390-3181/
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