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SGI EXPECTS MIPS RISC CHIP VOLUMES TO ECLIPSE PC MARKET

The MIPS Group of Silicon Graphics Inc says it expects to ship the 70 millionth MIPS RISC chip some time next month, and says volumes have grown by a factor of ten over the last two years. In 1996 MIPS shipped 19.2 million processors, making it the highest volume RISC architecture, and this year it expects to ship over 35 million. Our markets should eclipse the PC market in short order said Derek Meyer, worldwide director of sales and marketing at MIPS.

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