System/360 computer system, 1965
Credit: IBM Archives
System/360 Model 30
IBM Corporation, United States
In April 1964, IBM announced the System/360. Its new line of unified, compatible computers, the largest of the machines was 40 times faster than the smallest. The line was highly successful and the 360 architecture dominated the mainframe computer industry for 25 years.
The entry-level Model 30 shown here was first shipped in June 1965.
Memory Type: Core Speed: 1,300 Add/s
Memory Size: 64K Cost: $133,000 +
Memory Width: (32-bit)