This generation marked the beginning of micro computers. These type pf computers employed very large integrated circuits (VLSI) with micro processor, input and output device. Windows Micro drivers, interactive and other software systems emerged in this era. Other features of the computers of this generation include:
- They operate at a very high speed
- They posses huge storage capability
- Pipelining and parallel processing
Fourth Generation Computer
- Fifth Generation Computers (1990-To Date)
These generations of computers are concerned with knowledge based on oriental processing, were by a system is capable of performing the functions of human beings; ranging from solving problems, judgments, insights, and experience. The computers of this generation can learn, appreciate, make references, take decisions, and do other functions believed earlier to be exclusive preserve of humans.