All posts tagged "Minks vs IBM"

  • Why did “Minsk” computers disappear?

    A common problem for all Soviet computers of the late 60’s (with a few exceptions like the “Minsk-32”) was a complete hardware and software incompatibility with each other. Programs designed for a specific computer model simply could not be used...

    • Posted January 7, 2017
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  • The last of the Mohicans: The “Minsk 32” computer

    The “Minsk-32” computer was released in 1968 and incorporated all of the best achievements of the previous models in the series. In addition to substantial productivity gains (the machine processed about 30 − 35 thousands operations per second), the presence...

    • Posted January 7, 2017
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  • “Minsk-22” USSR Computer

    The device was extremely popular in the field of planning and economics. Input and output devices that used punched cards were connected the the computer, as well as alphanumeric printing devices. But the breakthrough model can be considered to...

    • Posted January 7, 2017
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  • All-Union success of the “Minsk-2” series of computers

    In parallel with the release of the “Minsk-1” at the Plant, the development of the second generation of computers, “Minsk-2″, was undertaken.”Minsk-2” subsequently became the first semiconductor computer in the USSR. The speed ​​of the unit was estimated...

    • Posted January 7, 2017
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  • Minks vs IBM

    Exactly 35 years ago, the first IBM PC in history went on sale, but long before that day — in the 1960’s, one of the centers of Soviet Cybernetics was in Belarus. Let us remember the story...

    • Posted January 7, 2017
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