Portal user Overclockers have listed nine examples of computers with a very unusual appearance.

  1. IASIS ia-7301. This is a microcomputer designed for learning. It runs on the Intel 8080 processor. When you purchase this device, you can also get a 250-page document covering the basics of programming. True, there was no power supply. The basic version of such a computer costs $ 450. It had 1 KB persistent and 1 KB RAM. In addition, it was possible to expand the memory and connect other devices such as keyboard, TV to the ia-7301. It was difficult to call such a device suitable, because it could only be used with a book.
  1. Compaq Presario 3020. This monoblock computer was released in 1996. At that time, it was necessary to perform all the tasks intended for a normal desktop PC. It was also believed that it takes up very little space in the apartment. Now it can only be used as a fax machine or a stereo system. An Intel Pentium processor is installed in this device (the amount of RAM is up to 128 MB), video card S3 Aurora64V +, operating system Windows 95. There are also many different connectors here.
  1. Intel Ottoman Computer. This model was introduced in 1999. It was different as he wore a soft ottoman on top of it. So, it was the so-called furniture computer. It worked on the basis of Intel Pentium III, it also had a 15-inch monitor, DVD drive, wireless keyboard, video camera.
  1. Samsung SPH-9000. This is a laptop with a sliding keyboard. True, nevertheless, the model was too small for a full-fledged laptop and too large for a phone. At that time, when the device first appeared, it should have been used as it is today – tablets. The Samsung SPH-9000 had a built-in camera, a 5-inch LED display and a Windows XP operating system.
  1. Maxdata Belinea s.book 1 Mini Note. This model is a portable computer with a removable manual Skype module. The producers hoped that very busy people could easily connect to a conversation anywhere. True, the performance of this device was quite mediocre.
  1. barbie computer. This computer was released in 2000 by Mattel and Microsoft. A case for discs and a mouse pad are supplied with the device. The operating system here was preinstalled with Windows 98. At the same time, users noted that the PC is still unstable.
  1. main ear Prysma. This device combined the functions of a computer and a media center. Published in 2006. The basic version of the device is equipped with Pentium D 920 Dual Core 2.8Ghz processor, GeForce 7600 graphics card, Intel VIIV technology, 512 MB RAM and 80 GB HDD.
  1. Amtek Origami T700. This mini computer was released in 2006. It was distinguished by small dimensions (23x15x2.5 cm), a 7-inch WVGA touchscreen with a resolution of 840×480. At the same time, the VIA C7M “Esher” processor with 256 MB of RAM turned out to be weak, so the device worked slowly and constantly slowed down.
  1. Intel Honeycomb Glacier. Intel showed this computer in 2019. It has an octa-core processor and a GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. At the same time, two displays (12.3 and 15.6 inches) are stacked here. The designers note that a smaller screen is needed for additional tasks such as communicating on social networks, and a larger screen for the game itself.

Source: Ferra

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