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The CPC was a line of 8-bit computers produced by Amstrad in the 1980s. It was not particularly powerful in terms of graphics (it was notoriously weak at scrolling games), but the low cost, top-notch build quality, high-resolution text mode, and CP/M compatibility made it very popular as a business computer in Europe, so it got a huge game library nonetheless. But note that it was plagued by "Speccy ports" — titles essentially identical to their ZX versions, even though that was a far weaker machine.

There is also a CPC-derived console, the GX4000, which flopped hard because by that time the system was terribly outdated and its games were mostly re-releases of old CPC games at much higher prices.

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Consoles Action Max - Atari 7800 - Amstrad GX4000 - RDI Halcyon - View-Master Interactive Vision - Sega Master System - Nintendo Entertainment System - Casio PV-1000 - VTech Socrates - Epoch Super Cassete Vision
Computers Mattel Aquarius - Acorn Archimedes - Commodore 64 - Amstrad CPC - Fujitsu FM-7 - Apple Lisa - Apple Macintosh - Microsoft MS-DOS - ASCII MSX - ASCII MSX2 - IBM OS-2 - NEC PC-88 - NEC PC-98 - Amstrad PCW - Sinclair QL - Commodore VIC-20 - Sharp X1 - Sinclair ZX Spectrum
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