28-bit

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Bit
1 4 8 12 16 18 24 26 31 32 36 48 60 64 128 256 512
Application
16 32 64
Floating point precision
×½ ×1 ×2 ×4
Floating point decimal precision
32 64 128

In computer architecture, 28-bit integers, memory addresses, or other data units are those that are at most 28 bits wide. Also, 28-bit CPU and ALU architectures are those that are based on registers, address buses, or data buses of that size.

The only significant 28-bit computer was the Norsk Data ND-505, which was essentially a 32-bit machine with six wires in its address bus removed. The reason for scaling down was to be able to sell it to Eastern Bloc countries, avoiding the then CoCom embargo on 32-bit machines.