All posts tagged "Minks"

  • 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-1” – the first original Belarusian Computer

    *First-generation computer Minsk-1* The first completely original project at the plant became a computer names “Minsk-1”. Development of the device occurred in a fairly short time – 18 months. In parallel with the design of the machine, they also worked on...

    • 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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