IBM PC hacking
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Sep 13 23:20:31 CDT 2005
On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> Wasn't the pricing something like minimal equipment for $1695 or
> $1895, but about $5K with maxed memory and two floppies?
$13xx ! ($1365? $1380?) with minimum RAM, no floppies, and no adapters.
But the FDC card was about $300
the CGA card was about $300
IBM wanted something like $300 for each row of RAM! (<$100 for the same
chips "for TRS-80 or Apple")
IBM wanted something like $300 for each floppy drive (<$100 for same thing
IBM wanted something like $600 for CGA, $300 for Mono (<$100 for composite
B&W CCTV monitor)
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