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MPC Abbrev. for multimedia personal computer. A minimum specification for a PC-compatible computer configuration that makes the PC suitable for use with multimedia CD-ROM disks. The specification defines the type of processor and screen, the amount of memory and disk capacity, and the relevant peripherals (CD-ROM drive, sound card, and loudspeakers) together with supporting software. Currently there are two versions of the specification: MPC1, the original form, and MPC2, which calls for a higher standard of equipment including a double-speed CD-ROM drive. Most multimedia disks are described as MPC compatible, and this usually refers to MPC2.

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MPC (or m.p.c.) mathematics, physics, chemistry
• maximum permissible concentration
• Metropolitan Police College
• Metropolitan Police Commissioner
• multimedia personal computer

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