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It was custom,I think it was a 386, with 1meg of ram and windows 3.1, it had 2 floppies, a 5.5" and a 3.5", and everybody that knew about computers thought I was crazy to buy a DVD drive with it!!
That was 1992-1993, and then I bought a 7-8 baud modem for the internet,lol
Windows 3.1 was like 15-18 floppie disks, it took like 45 min to load!

Oh, and I think it had a 500meg HDD, not 500GB!!
Edited by H969 - 5/7/11 at 3:54pm
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Started with this;

Intel Celeron 2.4Ghz
256MB DDR1
Intel graphics
40GB HDD
then

P4 2.6Ghz
512MB DDR1
FX 5200
80GB HDD


then my first custom PC

E8400
P5Q Pro
2x2GB DDR2-1000
Antec 300
250GB HDD
HIS 4870 512MB

and then second custom PC, two years after purchasing the first one.

i5 2500K
Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3
2x2GB DDR3-1600
Lian-Li PC-A05NB
60GB Vertex 2 + 250GB HDD
MSI Cyclone GTX 460 1GB
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Not sure really, was an old Pentium system from about the year 2000
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compaq presario from like 2003.
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Intel PII 266mhz, 20gb hdd, 32mb ram, 17" crt. looked like this:

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Quote:
Originally Posted by SaintC View Post
Wasn't sure where to start this thread.. hope here is OK... mean't in the spirit of fun and the theme of technological development over the past few decades.

Ok folks, pull out your big guns and show off your very first personal computer.

I will start with both a short story, and my first pc.

My father was a data processing manager for a Burroughs mainframe at a manufacturing company in the late 1960's. I bought some RAM for my computer recently, 6gb in three small sticks at a cost of about 70 dollars US. I handed him a stick, told him the price and he shook his head. He then told me that he purchased a set of RAM for the mainframe back in 1968.... 25k... came in a package the size of a shoebox... and cost aprx. 25,000 dollars US.... My have times have changed..:-)

My first PC was an Osborne Executive portable computer.... what a fun computer! Nothing beats an 8bit Zilog Z80A processor @ 4Mhz shooting data at you via a 7 inch amber display for ueber text games..hehe
Here is a photo from wikipedia.. the exact same pc I had back in 1982!

Remember this?
0010 print You have done it now!
0020 goto 0010

I remember spending hours and hours writing text games in basic on this thing!! Wish I still had it..:-)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osborne_Executive



This was mine.... what was your first PC..?
Wow dude, you must be old?
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IMB Aptiva. WIndows 3.1. 8mb memory. I used this PC for 6 years before getting a HP w/ a Celeron @1ghz.
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Mine was top notch back then ( 5 or 6 years ago as im just 19)

it was a :
AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 2ghz
512MB DDR400
ATI Radon 9600SE 128mb
2x 160Gb Ide disks
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Quote:
Originally Posted by H969 View Post
Wow dude, you must be old?
hehe.. well not the youngest anymore.. thats for sure.. But not really old.. technology has come a long way VERY fast..:-)

Put it this way however... i remember a day when .......
wristwatches had hands and you had to wind them...
Pocket calculator was a small notepad and pencil..
Was a big deal to watch a colour television..
Captain Kirk kissed the blue lady...
Choppers were a motorcycle....
Music actually had melody....
and
computers filled small rooms...:-)

and I am still 20 years away from retiring..:-)

SaintC
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Well my first computer which was actually given to me by my dads friend when I was a kid was a Dell Optiplex GX260 which had a P4 overclocked with clockgen from 2.5ghz to 2.8ghz, 1.5gb ram, 1x 40gb 1x 20gb Hard drives and a Nvidia Geforce 3 which I later replaced with a Geforce 6800gt.

My second pc is the rig I have now which was originally a NEC V1330 but I have been replacing parts over time so the only things that are stock are the mobo, Cd drive and one of the hard drives. The mobo is being replaced soon though.
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