mpc - Computer Definition
(2) (MultiPath Channel) See multipath.
(3) (Multimedia PC) Earlier hardware requirements from the Software Publishers Association for PCs. In order to use the MPC logo, vendors had to ensure their systems met certain requirements, all laughable by today's standards. For example, in 1991, the minimum memory for Level 1 was 3MB and only 4MB two years later. In 1997, Dell was the first to be Level 3 certified, the requirements for which are outlined below. MPC Level 3 (1996) RAM: 8MB Processor: 75 MHz Pentium Input: 2-button mouse, 101 key keyboard Hard disk: 540MB CD-ROM: 4x, 250 ms, CD-ROM XA multisession Sound: 16-bit, wavetable MIDI playback Graphics performance: color space conversion and scaling, direct access to frame buffer Video playback: OM1-compliant MPEG1 in hardware or software.