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What is the ISA bus?
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  1. Built around 1982, the original IBM personal computer contained a 16-bit bus called the ISA. It could transmit data at a rate of up to 9 megabytes per second. Some computers still use the ISA bus for two reasons: It was compatible with much of the computer hardware manufactured over the years, and the speed of more advanced buses didn't become necessary until the increase in multimedia applications.

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