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My first was an Amstrad PC with an Intel 8086 CPU and 640k of RAM. That was a family computer. The first I personally owned was a custom built with an original Pentium CPU (90mhz), 8 MB RAM, SoundBlaster 16, single speed CD-ROM drive, and I forget the GPU. It had a Sony 14" CRT monitor. I used play XCOM and Ascendancy on it!

EDIT: forgot the OS! I ran DOS 6.0 and Windows 3.1
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 6/5/11 at 2:38pm
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my first pc was a hp compaq laptop with 128mb of ram and an intel p3 733mhz cpu and a 20gb hard drive. unlike most people who get a comp with windows or mac on it, because it was bought from some friend of my fathers who used to build pc's on the depot my dad worked at (defense supply center columbus) in ohio it had ubuntu 5 on it. unfortunately i had to learn it all on my own cuz my dad didnt know the difference between operating systems (he hates computers) so i spent alot of time at the library learning. not an amazing start nore did i have super ancient hardware but thats were i started and im glad i learned the way i did.
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and it has 256mb hdd and im not sure how much ram did it have.. I was like 4-5 when i used it ... Win 3.1
1988 a 256 MB hard disk would run you $1500 to $2000 and was the size of small lunch pale.
    
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Man its been so long, but it played the **** out of oregon trail deluxe!
OMG YES orgeon trail!!! Played that game a lot lol. "Dan has died due to malaria" ROFL!!!
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My was the same as the OP's pic, except my was a compac pc.
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1st pc: Some laptop - single core, slow speed (< 800mhz) 128mb ram I think (may have been 256), 8gb HD, Windows 98 SE
    
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custom, IBM 8088 XT in a convertible case, 2 320kb FDD, 2 20GB seagate hard drives, 1 10MB "hard card", 2 2400 baud modems... 256kb of ram, hercules monochrome card and display.

IBM flip top "convertible" chassis...
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I rebuilt my uncle's Celeron Tulatin.
Specs:
Celeron 1.1Ghz
Zebronics 810E
2x256MB SD RAM
Maxtor Diamond Max 21 160GB IDE
nVidia FX5200 PCI 128 MB card
PCI ethernet card
PCI USB 2.0 card
OS: Windows 7 Home Basic SP1 x86 (I won this on a contest on a blog)

It runs better than XP.

I'll post screens if there is a request.
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I rebuilt my uncle's Celeron Tulatin.
Specs:
Celeron 1.1Ghz
Zebronics 810E
2x256MB SD RAM
Maxtor Diamond Max 21 160GB IDE
nVidia FX5200 PCI 128 MB card
PCI ethernet card
PCI USB 2.0 card
OS: Windows 7 Home Basic SP1 x86 (I won this on a contest on a blog)

It runs better than XP.

I'll post screens if there is a request.
wow... so i can run W7 on my old p4 ? .. cool
PICS!
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wow... so i can run W7 on my old p4 ? .. cool
PICS!
Sure.

Here it is.
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