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IBM PC compatible

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  1. computers are those generally similar to the original IBM PC, XT, and AT

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 15, 2008
  2. Such computers used to be referred to as PC clones, or IBM clones since they almost exactly duplicated all the significant features of the PC architecture, facilitated by various manufacturers' ability to legally reverse engineer the BIOS through cle

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  3. Early IBM PC compatibles used the same computer bus as the original PC and AT models, which was later named the ISA Bus when manufacturers developed alternatives to the original IBM standard

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  4. The term "IBM compatible" became exclusively historical once IBM stopped manufacturing personal computers

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  5. Descendants of the IBM PC compatibles make up the majority of microcomputers on the market today, although interoperability with the bus structure and peripherals of the original PC architecture may be limited or non-existent

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