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Wed Oct 26 19:17:54 CDT 2005
On 10/27/2005 at 12:29 AM Adrian Graham wrote:
>>From my point of view, no, but I'm a Digital fan through and through and
>avoided IBM's stuff back then :)
I was no IBM PC fan even when it came out. Initially, I'd looked at
upgrading my S-100 system with one of Bill Godbout's 8086 boards and some
memory--it would have been cheaper than the PC route back then. But Jade
didn't have any of the cards in stock and was a bit iffy about delivery
times, so I went down to Computerland and bought a PC.
Around then, Sears (from their computer store) was ostensibly selling PCs,
but while they had a demo system with CGA, they didn't have any units for
For a time, even IBM PCs were hard to come by.
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