Information about the IBM 704

IBM 704

The followup to the IBM701 was the IBM704, this machine had many firsts. It was the first machine to include floating point in hardware, first machine to include index registers. Announced May 7, 1954 withdrawn April 7, 1960. The first Fortran compiler was also developed on this machine.


Programming model


Alot of software has been recovered for the 704. If find anything else please contact me so arragements can be made to save the software and make it available to more poeple.