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  IBM PC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, because of the success of the IBM PC, what had been a generic term came to mean specifically a microcomputer compatible with IBM's specification.
IBM sold it in configurations with 16 kB or 64 kB of RAM preinstalled using either 9 or 36, 16 kbit DRAM chips.
The original 1981 IBM PC's keyboard was severely criticised by typists for its non-standard placement of the return and left shift keys.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: IBM PC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
However, due to the success of the IBM PC, what had been a generic term came to mean specifically a microcomputer compatible with IBM's specification.
By 1990, the PC had comparable hardware to competing entertainment platforms of the time, such as the Commodore Amiga, but was still was not taken "seriously" as a games machine.
Although the IBM PC was designed for expandability, the designers could not anticipate the hardware developments of the '80s.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/IBM-PC   (843 words)

  
 IBM PC compatible - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
At the time, there was a demo scene on the PC but it was small, did not appear until many years after the original IBM PC and demos were few and far between.
When the PC was originally designed, even though it was designed for expandability, even the designers of the original IBM PC could not take into account the hardware-developments of the '80s.
By the late '80s, IBM, the creator of the IBM PC, hardly had much say, and a lot of other companies were trying to push their standards.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/i/b/m/IBM_PC_compatible_c159.html   (4574 words)

  
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 List of IBM PC games - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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This is a list of games for IBM PC compatible computer systems, organized alphabetically by name.
See List of computer and video games for related lists.
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