The DOS 10 Commandments (fwd)

From: Jeff Hellige <>
Date: Sun Mar 18 13:08:49 2001

>The DEC Rainbow could (officially) take 896K of RAM (128K on the
>motherboard and a memory expanison card with 3 banks of 256K chips). The
>oriiginal Apricot could be pushed to 960K -- actually, there was 1Mbytes
>worth of chips on the board but the last 64K was taken up with the
>boot/BIOS ROM and the video memory.

        The TRS-80 Model 2000 could be pushed to 896k but it wasn't
an official Tandy upgrade. Someone figured out how to rewire the
256k RAM expansion card to hold a full 640k. I don't believe anyone
ever did much with this other than use it as a RAM disk though.

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