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Bruce Abbott
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75 votes

Why did fonts in Windows 1.01's Write application look so poor?

45 votes
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How were Amiga games cracked circa 1987?

27 votes

Why was computer memory so expensive and scarce?

26 votes

Why were early personal computer monitors not green?

23 votes

Why were early 3D games so full of muted colours?

22 votes

Why did old consoles have special RAM dedicated for a specific task?

22 votes

Were there any 8080 computers that used a bitmapped display?

20 votes
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Why was it not possible to cost-reduce the Amiga 500?

17 votes

Physical resolution and control of old VGA (color) CRT monitors

16 votes

Were all Amigas except for A1000 un-upgradeable OS-wise?

16 votes

Did anyone ever use the extra set of registers on the Z80?

14 votes

Was there a retro computer susceptible of being damaged only by issuing instructions at it?

14 votes

Why is the keyboard and cellphone / telephone numbers in a different order?

14 votes
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Could any computers use 16k or 64k RAM chips?

13 votes
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Were Mac systems faster than Windows in processing performance?

12 votes
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GPU chip implementation on CPU - will it be faster?

12 votes

Why Game controllers changed from righthanded to lefthanded?

11 votes

Hard disks in 1977

11 votes

How are Amiga Kickstart Relocation Files (.RTB) created?

10 votes

Late 1970s and 6502 chip facilities for operating systems

10 votes

TMS9900 registers in RAM performance

10 votes

Simulating a 8085 using a Z80?

9 votes

Correct voltages and current draw for Commodore PC-1

8 votes
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What was the first game console to ship with an official C development SDK?

8 votes

Disassembling Windows IO.SYS

8 votes

How would I reliably detect the amount of RAM, including Fast RAM?

8 votes

Did the IBM Game Control Adapter have I/O port aliases?

8 votes

Single-stepping a Z80 - only first instruction is successful

8 votes

How much data could a home computer store on an audio cassette?

7 votes
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Parallel to serial conversion