The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform. It is IBM model number 5150, and was introduced on August 12, 1981. It was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge of the IBM Entry Systems Division in Boca Raton, Florida.
Why It Is Great Edit
- It set the standard for almost personal computer made today, even the Apple Macintosh starting from 2006 uses the same architecture used in the IBM Personal Computer. This means that most software will run on almost all computers.