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"An Introduction to the XT Model 286"

Pages 1145-1152 (PDF pages 1177-1184) of Upgrading and Repairing PCs - Tenth Anniversary Edition


IBM manual - 'Technical Reference'

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IBM 5162 and 5170 Service Summary

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InfoWorld Magazine article  (Sep 1986)

"Disk Speed of XT 286 Puzzles Observers"
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Computerworld magazine article  (Nov 1986)

Discusses apparent lack of demand.
Note that the AT (IBM 5170) used as a comparison is the AT of the time, the 8 MHz version of the AT, not the earlier released 6 MHz models.
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PC Magazine article  (Feb 1987)

Discusses possible connection to the rumoured 'PC II'.
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InfoWorld Magazine article  (Jul 1987)

Time of introduction to market, and removal from market.
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