|I can't believe either could cost too much. |
The IBM would be more supported but get a complete unit. Parts are not worth buying.
The Tandy was a real one of a kind deal. Good for sitting on a table is all. Real odd software was needed too as I recall.
"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10