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Teardown! Inside PC Labs’ IBM PC Model 5150

Photo: Molly Flores

This classic, historic PC has been looking down on PCMag’s PC Labs for longer than anyone on our team can remember. For its big 40, we cleaned it up…and tore it down.

By John Burek

If you were to make a movie about the 40th anniversary of the IBM PC (August 12, 2021), my vote for a title would be: There Will Be Dust. That’s because it was my job to spiff up the…




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