Development Of PC's

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  • Z1 Computer

    Z1 Computer
    This computer contained mosT parts of a modern computer, such as control unit, memory, micro sequences, floating point logic and input-output devices. Some of the specifications for this computer were Memory: 64 words of 22 bits
    Clock speed: 1 Hz
    Registers: Two floating-point registers of 22 bits each
    Arithmetic Unit: Four basic operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) for binary floating point numbers
    Weight: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb)
    Average calculation speed: addition 5 seconds, multiplication
  • Harvard Mark I Computer

    Harvard Mark I Computer
    The computer weighed 5 tons, incorporated 500 miles of wire, was 8 feet tall and 51 feet long The computer handled 23-decimal-place numbers.The output of this computer was by card punch and electric typewriter. The numeral system was decimal.
  • ENIAC Computer

    ENIAC Computer
    The ENIAC contained 17,468 vacuum tubes, along with 70,000 resistors, 10,000 capacitors, 1,500 relays, 6,000 manual switches and 5 million soldered joints meaning that the computer weighed 30 tons. It could perform 5,000 additions, 357 multiplications or 38 divisions.
  • Manchester Baby Computer & The Williams Tube

    Manchester Baby Computer & The Williams Tube
    Some of the specifications for the computer were the computer could store organized in 40-bit addressable "lines," holding one 40-bit number or two 20-bit instructions,
    Serial 40-bit arithmetic with hardware add, subtract, and multiply and logical instructions.
  • UNIVAC Computer

    UNIVAC Computer
    The UNIVAC weighed 29,000 pounds it could perform about 1,905 operations per second running on a 2.25 MHz clock. The memory for the coimputer consisted of 1000 words of 12 characters, the input and output buffers were 60 words each., the only input and output devices that were connected to the computer were the UNISERVO tape drives that were used, the processor and memory unit) was 4.3 m by 2.4 m by 2.6 m high.
  • IBM 701 EDPM Computer

    IBM 701 EDPM Computer
    The computer consisted of electrostatic storage tube memory and also used magnetic tape to store information. The memory of the IBM 701 had a total of 2048 words of 36 bits each, the computer could performe 4,000 operations per second.
  • Scelbi Computers

    Scelbi Computers
    This computer used the Intel 8008 microprocessor. The computer had 1K of memory, the Scelbi-8B business computer was assembled with 4K of memory. The memory could be expanded to 16K bytes. The overall dimensions of the the computer were 8 x 10. The input and output of the computer was a cassette interface. It had no graphics,
  • Mark-8 Altair

    Mark-8 Altair
    In the MArk 8 Altair the processor was Intel 8008, the speed was .5 Mhz, for the memory if started from 256 bytes up to 16K of RAM. The input and output were LED's, The manufacturer Radio Electronics/Jonathan Titus.
  • IBM 5100

    IBM 5100
    The IBM 5100 is based on a 16-bit processor module which was then called Put All Logic in Microcode- e.g PALM. This module could directly address 64 KB of memory. The main specifications of the computer were, keyboard, five-inch CRT display, tape drive, processor, several hundred kilobytes of read only memory containing system software, and up to 64 KB of random access memory and also weighed around weighed about 55 lb.
  • Apple I

    Apple I
    This was the original Apple computer, the CPU was MOS 6502 processor that ran at 1 MHz. The memory on the computer was 4KB but could expand up to 8KB or 48KB using a card. The input device was a keyboard, The Apple computer included a
  • Commodore Pet

    Commodore Pet
    The commodore included 4 kb of RAM, monochrome graphics and an audio cassette drive for data storage, and included was 14k of ROM. The CPU that was used was MOS Technology 6502 that ran at 1 MHz. The manufacturer was Commodore International.
  • TRS-80

    The TRS-80 used a Zilog Z80 processor which ran at 1.77MHz, it first came with 4KB of RAM but later developed to 16KB of RAM. Also a 4KB of ROM. The input device used was a keyboard, The hard disk capacity used was floppy disks and a cassette tape that was mainly used to store the data. The computer also used a 5MB hard drive unit.
  • The IBM PC

    The IBM PC
    The operating system that was used was IBM BASIC / PC-DOS 1.0, CP/M-86, UCSD p-System. The CPU was an Intel 8088 processor which ran at 4.77 MHz. The hard drive capacity was made up of a floppy disk and a cassette tape, The input was a keyboard, Memory went from 16KB up to 256KB of RAM.
  • Amiga 1000

    Amiga 1000
    The Amiga came with 256KB of RAM, A n output device that was used is a 13-inch analog RGB monitor. It used the operating system AmigaOS 1.0, the CPU was Motorola 68000 running at 7.16 MHz . The graphics included OCS 640 × 256 5-bpp. The manufacturer is Commodore.
  • Toshiba T1000

    Toshiba T1000
    Operating system MS-DOS 2.11
    CPU 80C88 @ 4.77 MHz
    Memory 512 KB.
    The specifications included
    Dimensions 12.2" W × 11.0" D × 2.05" H (310 × 280 × 52 mm)
    Power 9 VDC, 1.1A (+ = core; - = barrel)
    Weight 6.4 lbs (2.9 kg)
    Video CGA card
    Hard Drive- 720 3.5" floppy disk drive
  • Macintosh Portable

    Macintosh Portable
    Operating system 6.0.4 (Original) 6.0.7 (Backlit) - 7.5.5
    CPU Motorola 68000 @ 16 MHz
    Memory 1 MiB, expandable to 9 MiB
  • Dubna 48K

    Dubna 48K
    Operating system Sinclair BASIC
    CPU analogue of Zilog Z80 @ 1.875 MHz
    Memory 48 KB
    Processor Z80
    Hard Drive- Cassette, optional floppy disk
  • Acorn A7000

    Acorn A7000
    Processor; ARM RISC
    Hard Drive Capacity; Diskette, hard drive.
    Operating system RISC OS
    CPU 32MHz ARM7500
    Memory 4MiB - 132MiB RAM
    Dimensions 102 mm (4.0 in) (h)
    357 mm (14.1 in) (w)
    283 mm (11.1 in) (d
  • iMac G3

    iMac G3
    Operating system Mac OS 8, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X
    CPU PowerPC 750, 233 MHz – 700 MHz (SE).
    233 MHz PowerPC G3 (PowerPC 750) chip, with 512 KB L2 cache running at 116.6 MHz.
    4 GB hard drive, 32 MB RAM, 2 MB video RAM
  • Apple iMac G5

    Apple iMac G5
    CPU- PowerPC G5, 1.6–2.1 GHz
    17" matte display, 1440 x 900
    Graphics- nVidia GeForce 4 MX graphics processor with 32MB of DDR SDRAM or nVidia GeForce FX 5200 graphics processor with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
    Procesor-1.6 GHz or 1.8 GHz PowerPC 970fx
    Memory; 256 MB of 400 MHz DDR SDRAM
    Hard Drive- 120 GB or 160 GB Serial Ata Drive
    Operating system- Mac OS X v10.5
  • Dell Inspiron 530

    Dell Inspiron 530
    The Inspiron 530 has an Intel Celeron 450, It has 2 GB of DDR2 SDRAM at 800 MHz, which can be upgraded up to 8 GB,
    data recovery versions of the 320 and 500 GB hard drive sizes
  • Asus Eee PC

    Asus Eee PC
    Operating system Linux (Aurora, formerly Eeebuntu; Xandros) Windows XP/7.
    CPU Celeron, Atom, AMD Fusion
    Intel Atom and AMD Fusion processors.
    800×480 pixels
    1366x768 resolution.
    Input device included trackpad and keyboard.
    solid-state drive for storage.
    Memory- 2GB- 32GB, 1 GB memory chips.
    Graphics; Integrated GMA
  • Sony VAIO FW Series

    Sony VAIO FW Series
    Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T4200 @ 2 GHz, T6500 @ 2.10 GHz, P7350 @ 2 GHz, P8700 @ 2.53 GHz, P8800 @ 2.66 GHz, T9600 @ 2.80 GHz or T9900 @ 3.06 GHz
    Color: Black, Chocolate Brown, Nebula, Silver
    Memory: 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8 GB of DDR2 SDRAM @ 800 MHz
    Hard Drive: 160, 250, 320, 400, or 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive @ 5400 RPM, 320 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive @ 7,200 RPM, 128 GB Solid State Drive
    Graphics: ATI Mobil
  • Dell Inspiron

    Dell Inspiron
    Processors: Intel Atom N550 dual core 1.6 GHz, L2 cache 512 KB
    Memory: 2 GB DDR3 800 MHz
    Graphics Processor: Intel NM10 Express Video
    Hard Drive: 250 GB 5400 RPM, 320 GB 2.5-inch HDD SATA 7200 RPM
    Weight: Weight: 3.39 lbs (1.53 kg)
  • Macbook Pro

    Macbook Pro
    Processor and memory
    2.2GHz or 2.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 6MB shared L3 cache; or optional 2.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache
    4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 memory; two SO-DIMM slots up to 8GB.
    Graphics- AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics processor.
    Input-Full-size backlit keyboard