computer architecture

How many bits does a word of storage contain on the IBM-PC?

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  1. http://compnetworking.about.com/cs/basicnetworking/f/bitsandbytes.htm

    Read carefully.

  2. A word is two bytes. A byte has 8 bits.

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    posted by olav
  3. Modern PCs have a word size of 32 or 64 bits. Early IBM PCs used an Intel 8088 which had an 8 bit data path.

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