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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The Commodore 64, released 30 years ago this month, was a groundbreaking computer when it was released. It combined a low price with remarkable power but how does it compare to a modern computer?
To put it into perspective, we've compared some key Commodore 64 specs with those of three modern computers - the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, Apple's slim and light 11-inch MacBook Air laptop and Sony's PlayStation 3 game console.
As you would expect, computing power has increased a lot in the last 30 years.