Patent Number: 6,401,158

Title: Apparatus for providing a CPU cluster via a disk I/O bus using a CPU brickwhich fits into a disk cavity

Abstract: A general purpose computer apparatus including a central processing unit, amain memory and a system bus. The general purpose computer apparatusfurther includes means for interfacing the central processing unit to thesystem bus and means for interfacing the central processing unit to an I/Obus. A housing encloses the central processing unit, the main memory andthe means for interfacing, with the housing having a mechanical formfactor corresponding to a disk drive housing.

Inventors: Maruska; David William (Hopkinton, MA), Crowell; Jonathan Clark (Boston, MA)

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International Classification: G06F 13/40 (20060101); G06F 013/38 ()

Expiration Date: 06/04/2014