PS/2 model 80

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IBM PS/2 model 80
An IBM PS/2 model 80
Manufacturer: IBM
Year Introduced: 1987
Word Size: 32 bit

This was a tower i386 computer, with MCA slots. I recall these shipping with either ESDI disks, or SCSI. There was even a port of AIX to this model of PS/2, along with a special MCA version of Xenix.

I did own one of these machines, it was incredibly HEAVY... The body of the machine was made out of steel, while only the front panels and face plates were made of plastic. Also something else I remember is that the floppy drives for this model were different from other PS/2 computers.

Reference disks for this model can be found here.