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CRAY COMPUTER ANNOUNCES FURTHER BENCHMARKING OF THE CRAY-3 SUPERCOMPUTER SYSTEM

 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cray Computer Corp. (NASDAQ-NMS: CRAY) announced today that the CRAY-3 supercomputer system at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., has successfully run several software application benchmarks that exploit the full four-processor, 128 Megaword configuration of the system and that the CRAY-3 is meeting its performance goals. One of these benchmarks is NCAR's own climate model, CCM-2.
 Howard R. Watts, vice president of sales and marketing, stated that, "In addition to providing production computing to several groups of NCAR users, the CRAY-3 system is also being used as a benchmark vehicle for prospective customer bids, and for company software and engineering activities."
 The CRAY-3 supercomputer system at NCAR includes a high-capacity, high-performance Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) subsystem, which provides on line disk storage via HIPPI interface connection. The system is on loan to NCAR for demonstration and evaluation purposes.
 Cray Computer is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of the CRAY-3 and CRAY-4 supercomputer systems.
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 /CONTACT: Terry Willkom or William Skolout of Cray Computer, 719-579-6464; or David Gould or Bruce LeBoss of Hill and Knowlton, 408-496-6511/
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