PeeCee clones; was:PCW's 25 worst tech products
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Thu Jun 29 07:45:07 CDT 2006
Jim Leonard wrote:
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>>> Yes, that is remarkable, but last I checked the PS/2 line doesn't
>>> have *any* ISA slots which means people had to buy sound cards,
>>> joystick adapters, SuperVGA boards, internal modems, etc. etc. all
>>> over again. At 2X the price. That was a colossally bad move for the
>>> consumer market, which ended up driving the market the most anyway.
>> You've obviously never run into a PS/2 Model 25 or 30 or even the
>> "portable" L40. ISA machines, not MCA.
> You're right, I never did. I already had a 286 and was looking for a
> 386. No 386 model PS/2 was ISA. L40 doesn't count, it was a laptop,
> you couldn't add cards to it :-)
That's sort of odd. I have a Model 25/386 with a 3Com 3c509 in it.
Wait; I *had* it. I think I gave it to Gil Carrick.
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