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Saturday, November 3, 2007
In retrospect - A quick peek at the Intel 80286
We thought we would mix the blog upÂ a little and take you back in time.Â To a time when the fastest PC's ran at a mere 12 Mhz.Â The time was 1982.Â Some of us were busy trying to beatÂ ZorkÂ orÂ one of the UltimaÂ series role-playing games.Â You were lucky to have a color monitor on your PC back then.
We happen to have a 1982 era Siemens 80286 and here's what it looks like: (Click on any picture for a larger version)
If anyone is interested in donatingÂ any old devices such as an i4004 or i8008, please email us.