Cool IBM PC find

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Tue Aug 3 11:42:35 1999

On Tue, 3 Aug 1999 wrote:

> I don't remember the 4459 but I do remember seeing an IBM Tempest PC
> when I was working at IBM as a pre-university student. Very solid
> panels that all screwed into place, rather than the pressed sheet
> metal around three sides. I also recall filter components between

Yes, this has a top panel that comes off. It's fastened to the rest of
the case by way of about 10 hex screws that are permanently mounted to the
lid and have springs under them to make them pop up when you undo them.

> connnectors on the back panel and the cards / motherboard ports to
> which they belonged. These all went in a cavity about 1.5 inches deep
> between the rear of the PC chassis and the actual back panel.


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