Comparing Popular 16-bit Computers

Submitted by binaryvalue on Mon, 06/13/2022 - 15:51

A comparison of different 16-bit computer systems (IBM, Apple, Amiga, Atari, and Acorn Archimedes). By comparing the features and TODAY'S MONEY PRICE of different systems we can understand how well these computers were competing against each other.


  • The Sinclair QL and the Acorn Archimedes computers were originally priced in British Pounds. Therefore, TODAY'S MONEY figures in the table are calculated based on the relative exchange rate between GBP and USD. Today, the GBPUSD exchange rate is at 1.22.

Table: Comparing all major 16-bit Computer Systems

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■ Compare Popular 16-bit Computers (c) 2022