Magazine Articles

Scans of PS/2 and MCA-related articles and advertisements from PC Magazine, InfoWorld, and various other periodicals.

PC Magazine
InfoWorld
Computerworld
BYTE
Bits & Bytes
MC microcomputer
Mini-Micro Systems
Science & Vie Micro (SVM)
Forbes
The New York Times

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Computerworld materials © IDG Enterprise

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Articles collected and PDFized by Tomáš Slavotínek. Last update: 09 Jul 2022


PC Magazine

Personal System/2: IBM's Bold New Line

PC Magazine, 26 May 1987

12 pages (1 page missing)

Introducing the IBM Personal System/2
(Advertisement — IBM PS/2 Models 30, 50, 60, and 80)

PC Magazine, 26 May 1987

24 pages

IBM's Personal System/2: The Empire Strikes Back

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987

46 pages

Finish The Job, IBM

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
Bill Machrone

2 pages

The Real Cost of the Personal System/2

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
John C. Dvorak

1 page

Inside Track - The last musings about the PS/2, perhaps...

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
John C. Dvorak

1 page

PS/2 Top Ten Lists

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
Stephen Manes

2 pages

What's a Power User to Do

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
Stewart Alsop

2 pages

Apple vs. IBM

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987

11 pages

Mac II vs. PS/2 Model 80

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987
Jim Seymour

17 pages

Apple/IBM Networking

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987
Frank J. Derfler, Jr.

3 pages

Doubling Up: The Mac286 board represents an ambitious step toward resolution of the conflict between IBM's and Apple's separate operating environments.

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987
Bill O'Brien

2 pages

First Looks - Model 80 at 20 MHz: As Fast as a Deskpro 386/20

PC Magazine, 29 Feb 1988

2 pages

PS/2s: Reliability Counts

PC Magazine, 13 Sep 1988
Jim Seymour

2 pages

A PC Priority Checklist

PC Magazine, 11 Oct 1988
Jim Seymour

2 pages

Tandy Ships First MCA Compatible: 5000 MC Features Five MCA Slots
EISA Takes on IBM's Micro Channel
EISA vs. MCA: Which Is Better?

PC Magazine, 29 Nov 1988

4 pages

The Size Is Right - Packing 386 Power Into Sleek PCs
(Small-Footprint 386 PCs; IBM PS/2 Model 70)

PC Magazine, 15 Nov 1988

17 pages (1 page missing)

My Dinner With IBM

PC Magazine, 31 Jan 1989
John C. Dvorak

1 page

Inside Track - SAA, CD-ROM, and other slow movers get the needle.

PC Magazine, 31 Jan 1989
John C. Dvorak

1 page

IBM at War with the World

PC Magazine, 31 Jan 1989
William F. Zachmann

2 pages

What's Old Is New
(IBM PS/2 Model 30 286)

PC Magazine, 17 Jan 1989

12 pages

One solution to three of your biggest needs: Power, Affordability, Compatibility
(Advertisement — IBM PS/2 Model 30 286)

PC Magazine, 17 Jan 1989

2 pages

The Bus Stops Here! CompuStar: PS/2 and PC/AT Compatibility
(Advertisement — Wells American CompuStar)

PC Magazine, 28 Feb 1989

1 page

Bus Wars - EISA vs. ISA vs. Micro Channel

PC Magazine, 26 Jun 1990

20 pages

American Mitac Offers Micro Channel 386SX-based System
(MPS2386)

PC Magazine, Aug 1989

1 page

PC Labs Tests 12 Micro Channel Alternatives
(MCA Computers)

PC Magazine, 30 Oct 1990

26 page

First Looks - IBM PS/2 Models 90 and 95

PC Magazine, 15 Jan 1991

3 pages

IBM PS/2 Models 90 and 95 - True 486 Power At Last

PC Magazine, 26 Feb 1991

11 pages (last few pages missing)

Micro Channel Manifesto Champions IBM's New Bus Architecture

PC Magazine, 28 May 1991

1 page

Four 486SXs: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?
(IBM PS/2 Model 90 XP 486)

PC Magazine, 11 Jun 1991

3 pages

Pentium PCs
(IBM PS/2 Server 95)

PC Magazine, 29 Jun 1993

2 pages (selected pages only)

IBM PS/2 Server 85/95 486
(Advertisement)

PC Magazine, 07 Dec 1993

2 pages

File Servers
(IBM PS/2 Server 95 Array 566)

PC Magazine, 11 Oct 1994

3 pages (selected pages only)

IBM PS/2 Server 95 Array
(Advertisement)

PC Magazine, 25 Oct 1994

1 page


InfoWorld

Chip Set to Spawn PS/2 Compatibles

InfoWorld, 25 May 1987

3 pages

IBM Finds Mislabeled Micro Channel Pin

InfoWorld, 07 Sep 1987

1 page

Card Lets Micro Channel Systems Use PC Bus Boards

InfoWorld, 09 Nov 1987

1 page

Phoenix Unveils Clone of PS/2 BIOS

InfoWorld, 09 Nov 1987

1 page

Seminar Reveals IBM's Proprietary Path for Micro Channel, Extended Edition

InfoWorld, 07 Mar 1988

1 page

Tandy to Ship MCA-Based PC in July
Dell, Olivetti Aim for Fourth Quarter

InfoWorld, 25 Apr 1988

3 pages

Any company can take the IBM PS/2 apart.
Only one can put it all together.

(Advertisement)

InfoWorld, 25 Apr 1988

2 pages

Show Attendees Yawn Over MCA Compatibles

InfoWorld, 16 May 1988

1 page

Dell Postpones Shipment of MCA PCs

InfoWorld, 15 Aug 1988

2 pages

Upcoming Announcement of IBM's Model 35 Is a Step in the Wrong Direction

InfoWorld, 05 Sep 1988
William F. Zachmann

1 page

Shoot-Out on the Strip: IBM, EISA Group Clash

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

3 pages

IBM Unveils Long-Awaited 16-MBPS Token Ring

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

1 page

Foreign Vendors Show MCA Clones

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

1 page

IBM Plans to Call EISA's Bluff With MCA2, MCA3

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

1 page

Micro Channel Highway Ads Steer IBM in the Right Direction

InfoWorld, 13 Feb 1989

1 page

Mitac MCA PC, Features 386SX, Small Footprint
(MPS2386)

InfoWorld, 29 May 1989

1 page

IBM Beefs Up Micro Channel Capabilities

InfoWorld, 02 Oct 1989

2 pages

Design Differences Affect 486 System Horsepower
(32-bit bus, EISA, MCA...)

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

2 pages

First Class Systems to Introduce PS/2 Compatible

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

1 page

Uncorking The Future - Users Begin a Taste-Test of the 32-Bit Hardware

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

3 pages

MCA Systems

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

10 pages

IBM's 486 Offers Sparkling Performance

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

1 page

More MCA Bus Masters Unveiled at Comdex
IBM, Intel, C&T Announce Bus-Master Chip Sets

InfoWorld, 20 Nov 1989

1 page

Northgate to Offer 486 With MCA

InfoWorld, 08 Jan 1990

1 page

ALR Announces MCA 33-MHz i486

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

2 Chip Makers Ready to Ship Chip Sets for Higher MCA Rates

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

MCA Clone Market Is Increasing Steadily

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

Intel Discovers Configuration Problems With MCA Boards

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

IBM's Beefed-Up MCA Takes Different Approach Than EISA

InfoWorld, 19 Feb 1990

1 page

IBM Admits Changes to PS/2 MCA
(streaming support)

Faulty SCSI Adapter Halts Shipment of PS/2 Servers
(IBM PS/2 Models 65 SX and 80)

InfoWorld, 23 Apr 1990

3 pages

IBM Hits the Ground Running With Clever 486SX-Based PC

InfoWorld, 27 May 1991

2 pages

IBMs 386SX releases heat up low-end market
(IBM PS/2 Models 35 SX & 40 SX)

InfoWorld, 07 Oct 1991

1 page

IBM Model 57SX's chipset gives it 486SX performance

InfoWorld, 21 Oct 1991

1 page

IBM breaks usual form, ships fastest 386/20
(IBM PS/2 Model 56 SLC)

InfoWorld, 09 Mar 1992

1 page

PS/2 servers to get Pentium, RAID

InfoWorld, 26 Jul 1993

1 page

IBM introduces entry-level Pentium server

InfoWorld, 14 Mar 1994

1 page

IBM PCs set to rejoin club

InfoWorld, 17 Oct 1994

1 page

PS/2s won't Plug and Play with Windows 95

InfoWorld, 31 Oct 1994

1 page

IBM phasing out MCA, turns to PCI

InfoWorld, 10 Apr 1995

1 page

MCA, PS/2 bite the dust; OS/2 to follow?

InfoWorld, 10 Apr 1995

1 page


Computerworld

MCA vs. EISA: Shedding light on heated debate

Computerworld, 06 Feb 1989

2 pages

Race on to deliver MCA, EISA goods

Computerworld, 13 Feb 1989

1 page


BYTE

The IBM Personal System/2

BYTE, Jun 1987

13 pages

IBM PC Family BIOS Comparison

BYTE, Oct 1987
Jon Shiell

11 pages

Comparing IBM's Micro Channel and Apple's NuBus

BYTE, Oct 1987
Ciro Cornejo and Raymond Lee

7 pages

HTML version

PS/2 Video Programming

BYTE, Oct 1987
Richard Wilton

9 pages

The 32-bit Micro Channel

BYTE, Oct 1987
Jon Shiell

5 pages

The Technical Implications of the PS/2

BYTE, Oct 1987
G. Michael Vose

8 pages

High-Tech Computing, Cafeteria Style
(Wells American CompuStar)

BYTE, Apr 1989
Mark L. Van Name

5 pages

The CompuStar Theory of Sensibility
(Advertisement — Wells American CompuStar)

BYTE, May 1989

1 page


Bits & Bytes

EISA vs MCA

Bits & Bytes, Dec 1990

2 pages


MC microcomputer (Italian)

Olivetti P500

MC microcomputer, Apr 1989
Corrado Giustozzi

7 pages


Mini-Micro Systems

Chips fall into place for IBM PS/2 compatibles
(MCA chipsets, C&T CHIPS/250 + /280, Adaptec storage sets)

Mini-Micro Systems, Mar 1988
Mike Seither

5 pages


Science & Vie Micro (SVM) (French)

Olivetti P500
Une seconde source pour le bus MCA

Science & Vie Micro, Jun 1989
Christophe Blanc

3 pages


Forbes

IBM Wild Duck Flies South
(John C. Dvorak, 09 Apr 2001)
Local Copy


The New York Times

THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER; Introducing the First PS2 Clones
(Peter H. Lewis, 24 Apr 1988)
Local Copy

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