Remember the memory crunch of 1988?

Back when the PC was just a toddler, memory prices dropped after spiking. “About 1985, the personal computer market was tremendously overextended,” Texas Instruments spokesman Stan Victor told the Chicago Tribune. “There were a lot of manufacturers, all fighting for the same 10-percent share of the market. Then, demand for computers started slowing, and the computer manufacturers found themselves with ...

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