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Saturday, November 3, 2007

In retrospect - A quick peek at the Intel 80286

We thought we would mix the blog up a little and take you back in time.  To a time when the fastest PC's ran at a mere 12 Mhz.  The time was 1982.  Some of us were busy trying to beat Zork or one of the Ultima series role-playing games.  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)


 



 



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