RM Nimbus PC-386 (High Res Graphics Version)
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The RM Nimbus PC-386 was part of the M Series of Nimbus computers, which consisted of both 286/12Mhz and 386/16Mhz machines. They were based on the MCA bus as used by IBM PS/2 machines.
This machine has 2 Mbyte of RAM, and is fitted with a MCA ZNET card which allows it to boot off out RM NET Network, as a workstation. It also has an internal 40 Mbyre HDD so it can be used as a standalone machine. The HDD connects directly to the MCA bus as the drive has an integrated MCA ESDI controller card fitted to its base. The motherboard contains a FDD controller and it is fitted with a 1.44Mbyte FDD.
It has VGA graphics built onto its motherboard, and also has the optional high resolution mono graphics card fitted into an MCA socket as well.
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