IBM PS/2 Model 80 (8580-071)

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IBM PERSONAL SYSTEM/2 (TM) MODEL 80 (8580-041/071)

IBM Announcement Letter Number 187-051 dated April 2, 1987

The IBM Personal System/2 Model 80 (IBM 8580) enhances the System/2 family of systems by offering a new level of performance in personal computing for both commercial and compute-intensive environments. This system is highlighted by the new Micro Channel (TM) Architecture with a 16MHz 80386 32-bit microprocessor, high-density memory technology, and a wide range of integrated features. With the capability of supporting up to 16MB of high-speed (80 nanoseconds) real memory, over 185MB of disk storage, advanced graphics, and an optional 16MHz 80387 Math Co-Processor, the IBM 8580 establishes a wide range of application opportunities.

Designed to meet the requirements of the multitasking environment, the IBM 8580 provides a full 32-bit large system architecture and function within an individual workstation. Increased speed and high reliability, coupled with a wide selection of connectivity features, provide the function required to support large server, gateway or multiuser applications. The IBM 8580 maintains compatibility with most existing licensed programs for IBM personal computer systems.

Purchase Price: 8580-071: $8,495


Manufacturer: IBM
Date: 2nd April 1987

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