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Commodore 64
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Home Computer
Commodore Business Machines
Commodore VIC-20
Amiga
ZX Spectrum
Unit(s) sold
30 million
Technical Information
Supported Media
Cartridge3.5" Floppy DiskCassette Tape
Features
8-bit MOS Technology 6510 microprocessor
64 KiB RAM
1 MHz CPU
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August 1982
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The Commodore 64 or C64 was released in August 1982 by Commodore Business Machines. It was the best-selling single personal computer model of all time. The Commodore 64 became well known primarily as a gaming and home entertainment platform with well over 18,000 unique game titles. The company did not develop video games itself, but depended on third-party developers. The Commodore 64 was discontinued in April 1994.

The "64" in the name Commodore 64 refers to its 64 KiB of RAM.

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