The Commodore 64 is an 8-bit personal computer manufactured by the Commodore corporation. It followed the Commodore VIC-20, was updated with the Commodore 128, and made obsolete by the Commodore Amiga.
- CPU: MOS Technology 6510 (8-bit processor, running around 1MHz).
- Memory: 64kB RAM, 20kB ROM, and 64kB address space. Expansion memory available.
- Graphics: VIC-II
- 320x200 resolution with 16 colors (2-colors per cell), with external border.
- 160x200 multicolor bitmap mode (4-colors per cell)
- 40x25 text resolution.
- 8 sprites with collision detection.
- Sprite multiplexing, and raster interrupt for advanced graphics.
- Fixed palette of 16 colors; exact display adjusted by monitor controls.
- Sound: SID 6581
- Built-in Keyboard
- Uses External 1541/1571 (5 1/4" floppy disk drive)
- Uses External tape drive
- Supports 2 Joysticks (or other device) and serial port