Commodore 64

80s commodore 64

Introduced in 1982, the Commodore 64 PC was an instant success. Commodore sold more than 10 million of its $595 computers, dominating the PC market.

Related: CNN's the Eighties

It got its name from its 64 kilobytes of RAM (by comparison, an iPhone has 2 GB of RAM (2,000,000 kilobytes).

First published March 28, 2016: 2:15 PM ET

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