IBM PC XT

IBM PC XT

(computer)
An IBM PC with a (slow) hard disk. The XT was released in March 1983. It had an Intel 8088 CPU. The XT/370, released in October 1983, added IBM 370 mainframe emulation, and the XT 286 followed in September 1986 with an Intel 80286 CPU
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1 or a newer version, a hard disk, 384K of available internal memory (RAM), and an IBM PC XT, AT, PS/2 series, or 100% IBM-compatible system.
Developed for use on IBM PC XT, AT, PS/2, Compaq 386, and fully compatible computers, this software features standard Ultimax II conversational programming format.
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Our IBM PC XT has software for word processing (IBM Display Write), electronic spreadsheets (Lotus 1-2-3), database management (dBase III), and communication (PC-Talk, in the public domain).
Personal Designer, from Computervision Inc, which is offered on both the IBM PC XT and PC AT, reportedly is being well received by users.
For smaller networks, the company provides software that allows an IBM PC XT, or PC with a hard disk, to be used as both server and workstation.
Our IBM PC XT has software for word processing (IBM Display Write), electronic spreadsheets (Lotus 1-2-3), database management (dBase 111), and communication (PC-Talk, in the public domain), A single program providing all of these functions would be expensive and probably inferior in one area or another.
A single-user system from DynaMedix, running on an IBM PC XT or PC AT, can be used as a complete laboratory system for hospitals with up to 200 beds.
IBM is test marketing a freeze-frame videoconferencing system designed for the IBM PC XT.