Term Definition
8-bit 8-bit is a CPU built upon the 8 bit architecture
Bit A bit is the smallest value held within a computer. A bit can set as one of two values - 0 or 1 (true or false)
Byte A byte consists of eight bits.
CPU A CPU, Central Processing Unit, is the brain of a computer and is responsible for performing all of the instructions a computer program gives the computer.
GB (Gigabyte) A Gigabyte is 1, 073, 741, 824 bytes.
KB (Kilobyte) A Kilobyte is 1024 bytes.
MB (Megabyte) A Megabyte is 1,048,576 bytes.
RAM RAM, Random Access Memory is a type of memory used by computers the for reading and writing data. RAM is cleared when power is lost.
ROM ROM, Read Only Memory is a type of memory used by computers for reading data only. Unlike RAM, ROM is not cleared out when power is lost.

Retro 8-Bit Computer Collection from 1979 to 1986.

A short history of retro 8-bit computers spanning from 1979 with the Atari 400 through to 1986 and the ZX Spectrum 128.

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