TNPSC - Computer Generations

Computer Generations

First Generation 
  • The Period of First Generation:-  1946-1959: 
  • What is Important of the First Generation - Vacuum Tube
Some computers of this First Generation
  • ENIAC
  • EDVAC
  • UNIVAC
  • IBM-701
  • IBM-650
Second Generation
  • The period of second generation:-  1959-1965. 
  • What is Important of the Second Generation - Transistor
Some computers of this Second Generation
  • BM 1620
  • IBM 7094
  • CDC 1604
  • CDC 3600
  • UNIVAC 1108
Third Generation
  • The period of Third Generation:-  1965-1971. 
  • What is Important of the Third Generation - Integrated Circuit
Some computers of this Third Generation
  • IBM-360 series
  • Honeywell-6000 series
  • PDP(Personal Data Processor)
  • IBM-370/168
  • TDC-316
Fourth Generation
  • The period of Fourth Generation:- 1971-1980. 
  • What is Important of the Fourth Generation - VLSI microprocessor
Some computers of this Fourth Generation
  • DEC 10
  • STAR 1000
  • PDP 11
  • CRAY-1(Super Computer)
  • CRAY-X-MP(Super Computer)
Fifth Generation
  • The period of Fifth Generation:-  1980-Onwards. 
  • What is Important of the Fifth Generation - VLSI microprocessor
Some computers of this Fifth Generation
  • Desktop
  • Laptop
  • Note Book
  • UltraBook
  • ChromeBook

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