What's the significance of the advent of PC? IBM has stated on its official website that before the advent of PC personal computers, an IBM computer was priced at $9 million, bulky and needed more than 60 people to wait on, while IBM 5150 started at less than $1,600 --- although $1,600 38 years ago was not cheap, it was very convenient compared with commercial computers. Suitable.
Before IBM 5150,AppleI have also introduced my own computer, but before IBM 5150, all computers were developed by amateurs, and IBM 5150 is a real business tool, which is of great significance.
The basic IBM 5150 is equippedIntel8088 processor, 16KB memory, no floppy drive and display, price $1565, can only run Basic, with floppy drive, display, 64KThe memory version costs $3,000, and for two floppy drives, color monitors and printers, it costs about $4,500, which is suitable for home or school use.
Another important meaning of IBM 5150 computer is the Wintel Alliance. The processor is X86 processor Intel 8088, which is the system.MicrosoftDOS 1.0, this combination is the core content of PC until now.