Post your first computer specs

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  1. comp_ali

    comp_ali Sniper

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    Used between 1999-2004
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    CPU : Intel PII 350 MHZ
    Ram: 2 x 32MB
    HDD: Seagate 4GB IDE
    Mother Board: No idea " look at the pics"
    GPU: Mercury ( no idea about clocks ,vram but it was enough to run Wolfenstein , Super mario world :p )
    Monitor: Mercury 17" CRT
    Scanner: Primax Colorado 1200p 36bit flatbed.
    All other accessories like Ball-mouse , Keyboard , Case and Speakers were Mercury brand "I don't see it now in the market"
     

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  2. MIG-31

    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    I no longer have any pc parts from the past...

    But i can go lower than yours... it were an intel 486 that ran at 66mhz.With onboard graphics with windows 95.
     
  3. comp_ali

    comp_ali Sniper

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    I like to keep my stuff even if they weren't useful , just for the joy of having old stuff ;)
     
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    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    yes no problem with that,Every one to their own.

    My first pc that was a performer for games.Was a Pentium 1 (Maybe II) @450MHZ with 64mb of ram.This came with a on board (Im not 100% sure) 3dfx Voodoo 2.
     
  5. Trusteft

    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    Atari 520 STf. 1987-1991
    CPU Motorola 68000 @ 8MHz
    512KB RAM, later upgraded to 1MB, and 192KB ROM
    Operating system, TOS 1.1
    Double side floppy disk drive.
     
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  7. comp_ali

    comp_ali Sniper

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    You guys had computers before I were born :p
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    Packard Bell
    486SX 25
    4 MB Ram
    Win 3.11
     
  10. cozumel

    cozumel I'm dangerous but cute...

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    Had an Amiga 500 and Commodore 64 (can't remember which one was first to be honest). Also used a BBC Acorn?, Dragon 32, Sinclair ZX81 and Spectrum.

    The first gaming machine I built was based on the Voodoo 3 2000 with an Intel CPU (PII or PIII). Can't remember what motherboard anymore. Windows 98 and Soundblaster I think.
     
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    dawgXdenta Well-Known Member

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    First PC was a apple somethingtosh. Ohhhh my bad 1999-2004 then that would be an AMD 64 athlon 2.8mhz 333mhz ram 512mb size 120gig HD 800mhz FSB , i'm young @ computer stuff that was big then.
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    First computer was a Sinclair kit.... assemble it yourself. Was an early model of what eventually became Timex/Sinclair. Bunch of the Commodore stuff along the way. First PC was a 12mhz 8086 (XT Turbo) with 1 meg o ram...... 360 of that was a ram disk, and a 20mb hard/card. Had both 3.5 and 5.25 floppy drives and a greyscale monochrome monitor.



    This was back in the stone age you know...... :evil:
     
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    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    Now you have jogged an old memory..I said above i had a old 486.. I totally forgot about the sinclair untill you mentioned it.

    Much earlier than that i had a Sinclair ZX Spectrum where you needed a seperate Tape Recorder to load any games from tape.. Later switched to a ZX Spectrum +3.

    Jeez im showing my age,Just a month shy of 36.. :wtf:
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    Oh, if it goes not just the first owned, then I have a couple more firsts to note.
    The first computer I ever typed on was IIRC a ....I don't remember in early 1983. Details of how I came to see it doesn't matter.
    The first computer I ever programmed on was a Multitech PC back in 1983-4. I was about 7-8yo at the time, more interested in games than programming lol.
    The first computer I ever owned I told you.
    The first computer I owned with a hard drive was an Amiga 1200 with a 20MB drive, in 1993.
    The first PC I owned was in 1994. A 486-DX40 (IIRC) (pentium was still very expensive recently released CPU in Greece at least) with hmm, I don't remember how much RAM, it had a graphics card a Cirrus Logic 5428 (IIRC), a Creative Labs SB16 soundcard and I don't remember the hard drive that well, I think it was 500MB. But it had a double speed CDROM drive!!!!
     
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    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    the first system i actually had for myself is a socket 478 P4 3.0GHz machine with 1GB RAM, 200GB HDD and a Radeon 9550.... it was dead in terms of support when i had gotten it.....
     
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    I still run one of those Kris, actually several of them.
     
  18. kris23

    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    haha nice, too bad its dead now, the motherboard died and replacements are way too much lol....

    it was horrible playing halo 1 on it though.... its like crysis on the system i have now :p
     
  19. OldBuzzard

    OldBuzzard DH's oldest Geek

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    Danged bunch of n00b whippersnappers running all of that high end stuff and thinking you had it tough :D

    Why back in MY day:
    IBM 360 model 20
    8K core memory
    2560 MFCM card Reader/Punch - Read at 120 CPM punched at 60 CPM
    1403 N1 Printer - Printed at 1100 LPM.
    This was in 1972
     
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  20. Boundzy

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    First computer I bought: Amiga 500

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    Loved it. Used it from about 1987 until 1993, when I bought a Pentium 90Mhz system from Cybermax.
     

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