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IBM AT - how fast does its BIOS timer tic? [message #224559] Wed, 04 September 1985 09:01 Go to next message
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How fast does the BIOS timer tic on the IBM AT?  The PC timer 
tics at about 18.2 times per second.  Does the AT use this same 
rate?

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Re: IBM AT - how fast does its BIOS timer tic? [message #224604 is a reply to message #224559] Thu, 05 September 1985 09:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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 >  How fast does the BIOS timer tic on the IBM AT?  The PC timer 
 >  tics at about 18.2 times per second.  Does the AT use this same 
 >  rate?
 >  
The AT ticks at the same rate.

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Re: IBM AT - how fast does its BIOS timer tic? [message #224605 is a reply to message #224559] Fri, 06 September 1985 12:42 Go to previous message
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 >  How fast does the BIOS timer tic on the IBM AT?  The PC timer 
 >  tics at about 18.2 times per second.  Does the AT use this same 
 >  rate?

Yes, most definitely.
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