thinking of the "ultimate" retro x86 PCs - what bits to seek/keep ?

Fred Cisin cisin at
Mon Jun 6 19:42:06 CDT 2016

On Jun 6, 2016, at 8:28 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>>> But AFAIK IBM never shipped machines with DS/DD/80t track drives as
>>> standard, did it?
On Mon, 6 Jun 2016, r.stricklin wrote:
>> Of course they did. PS/2 8530.
> Oops. And the 5140 "Convertible".

and, if we interpret his original query as referring to 5.25" drives, 
(what were called "quad density" by marketing in the CP/M world), then 
there is the IBM PC/JX (which was not sold in USA)

Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin at

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