Happy Birthday, Commodore 64
In August 1982, and after being presented to the public in January of that year, was released the commodore 64 personal computer, becoming a classic device thanks to its high performance graphics and sound for its time, outselling even to offers from Apple, IBM and Atari.
Its name comes from the amount of RAM that included: 64kilobytes (65,536 bytes), which worked alongside a MOS Technology 6510 microprocessor 8-bit running at 1MHz and a VIC-II graphics chip capable of delivering 16 colors and a resolution of 320 X 200 pixels.
Thus, pioneered at the time to popularize the home video game on PC, digital music creation and overall productivity tasks that were previously thought in the professional field, but they were very accessible thanks to the price of the Commodore 64, which was USD $595 for the time and now, after conversion, would be about USD $1,415.
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