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Dell 286

In 1984, Dell were selling custom PC machines via mail order and via phone sales from their headquarters in Austin, Texas, the appeal was providing machines to their customers specifications, while undercutting their great rival Compaq, and being hugely cheaper than IBM.

This machine was one of the first Dell badged machines, and had a speedy for the time 80286 processor, various memory configurations, depending what the customer asked for, and either two FDD drives, or an FDD/HDD combination.

Manufacturer: Dell
Date: 1985

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH54919. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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