Oldest Working PC?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Fri Jan 16 13:52:56 2004

On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Robert Feldman wrote:
> >From The Register: "Intel and HP find oldest working PC"
> (http://www.theregister.com/content/67/34933.html)
> "Dutch company PHI DATA yesterday received a
> and Dutch IT weekly Computable for still owning and operating a vintage IBM
> 5160 (Intel 8088) computer from 1983. PHI Data uses the IBM to test matrix
> printers. It is now officialy the oldest obsolete-yet-active PC in the Low
> Countries."

5160 is an XT.
The 5150 (PC) came out in August 1981.

Could ANYBODY, ANYWHERE, believe that a unit from the third year
of production is THE OLDEST?????????

I assume that they are so lacking in context that they aren't even
considering machines other than IBM?
Received on Fri Jan 16 2004 - 13:52:56 GMT

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