For our daily classic commercials post, we bring you this Compaq Deskpro advert, which stars John Cleese. Video after the jump.

In 1985, Compaq released the Compaq Deskpro 286, a 16-bit desktop computer using an Intel 80286 microprocessor running at 6 MHz and capable of supporting up to 7 MB of RAM. It cost $2000 for the 40-MB hard disk model. It was considerably faster than an IBM PC and was, like the Compaq Portable, also capable of running IBM software

For our daily classic commercials post, we bring you this Compaq Deskpro advert, which stars John Cleese. Video after the jump.

In 1985, Compaq released the Compaq Deskpro 286, a 16-bit desktop computer using an Intel 80286 microprocessor running at 6 MHz and capable of supporting up to 7 MB of RAM. It cost $2000 for the 40-MB hard disk model. It was considerably faster than an IBM PC and was, like the Compaq Portable, also capable of running IBM software