We offer to you a very interesting selection of computers, what they were before. Someone, possibly, has seen some of them, another one doesn’t remember nothing of the kind.
But it will be interesting to everybody both to dip in the pas and to open on your own something new. Further you will find the photo gallery with the short description of each model those times.
Puncher card, the pattern 077, 1937
Was developed by IBM for social needs.
ENIAC Tubes, 1944. Was developed at the end of the Second World War by Americans for technical superiority above an enemy.
Costed 500 000 dollars
ENIAC Wiring, 1944
It could execute to 5000 actions in a second but didn’t have a hard disk, therefore for each new work it had to be switched on a new.
The machine weighed 300 tons and occupied the whole floor. This giant was made for air defense, for watching information from radars in the mode of real time.
Costed 470 000 $
Memory 4 Kb
Was developed by Viskonsin University. Could solve 4 equalizations simultaneous. It was the unique phenomenon for that time.
A cost was 50 000 dollars.
Memory, attention, 1 kb!
NEAC 2203, 1960
IBM 7030, 1961
7030 was the first attempt of IBMS to create supercomputer.
Philco 212, 1962
Costed 1 800 000 $
Memory 64 kb!
CDC 160A Button Array, 1962
The first minicomputer which successfully was on sale, cost 18 000$.
Supercomputer CDC 6600
Was the most powerful to 1969 year.
Neiman Marcus Kitchen Computer, 1969
Computer for house-owners.
Apple 1, 1976
The predecessor of extraordinarily popular Apple II
Computer keyboard Commodore 64, 1982
Sold more than 30 million.
Bowels of super computer Cray-3, 1993