IBM Personal System/2 (PS/2)

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Date Introduced
1987
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 2 in x 12 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in
Manufacturer
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Credit Line
Gift of Karen Quinn
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Object ID
102674203
Speed
4 MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
2Mb
Memory Width
16-bit
Cost
$2,595

Perhaps regretting having lost control of the PC market by allowing others to build compatible computers, IBM tried switching to a new proprietary standard, PS/2. It failed, as did the OS/2 operating system announced at the same time.