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AMD athlon 64 3800+
Solteck board <- what happend to solteck?

its sitting on my desk i dont have a powersuply for it else ide probably do something with it lol
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First was an IBM PCjr
4.77MHz of 8088 goodness!

Next was a IBM PS1 and PS2.

From there went to some computer with a Pentium 2, then to an AMD Athlon 1.2GHz.

Built my first computer with a Athlon XP 1600+ using an ASUS Socket A mobo. Oh how I hated the ridiculous weight requirements for CPU coolers on that socket. Cracked CPU's were the bane of everyone's existence that had to use that socket.
    
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I had a Mac Performa 640CD, the version with the 486 in it to run DOS and Windows 3.11 (so it had both a 33mhz 040 and a 66mhz 486 in it).

Then I had an iMac with a 333mhz G3. It was orange.

My first self-built PC had a 1.8ghz P4 Northwood and a GF4 4400, that's all I remember, really.
Edited by soldierblue - 6/12/11 at 11:45pm
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First computer was a Dell Demension 8400 then after having to 3 of them fail they sent me a Dell XPS 410. Then once i had some money saved up i scrapped some parts from the 410 and build a nice 775 build around a EVGA 680i A1!
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My first PC was a Compaq D51s
512mb of RAM,Fx5200 GPU,Pentium 4 CPU,CD ROM

I installed a 320gb HDD added another stick of 512mb and added a DVD Rom.
About 3 months ago the Fx5200 blew out then RAM died so I got my sig rig
Funny thing is I'm using that computer now because I sent my 6990 for RMA lol.
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My dads was a Comodore 64 when they first came out.
Mine was that, but I never got to even touch the box, nobody would let me...lol

Then it was am IBM Aptiva
200 MHz CPU
2 MB Ram
1 GB HHD split in 3 partitions because of Fat16 File format.
15 Inch CRT screen.
3.5 Inch Floppy
CD Reader upt to like 8x I think, might have been 4X i forgetting...
Windows 95 Version a

I used to always Play and replay Commander Keen Serries on it! biggrin.gif

I did use the other 5 & 1/4 floppy only computers in elementry school but they only had math frogger and the only other computer was the new see through apples which were so hard to use...lol

I did (like 2 years ago by now) get windows XP to actually install, boot and lag long enough to click a web to google and shutdown but it was VERY LAGGY & SLOW...lol biggrin.gif
vista... haha... good luck on that...lol tongue.gif
I did try it though, wouldn't install and I was to lazy to try...


HUZZA FOR COMPUTERS AND PLAYING WITH THEM!!! biggrin.gif

PS: I was always bent on filling the hard drive by copying and re-copying, and i did and the computer froze long time ago and my dad had trouble with lag then....lol tongue.gif
I'm still bent on filling HHD space to this day, I managed to fill 1.5TB and IDK how...lol biggrin.gif
I remember the aptiva one day I had like 30 copy and past things running...lol
Edited by zBusterCB87 - 6/13/11 at 5:13am
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my first computer was a Commodore 64.
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Lol at the iPhone just sitting there mocking it
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Amstrad CPC464.. Long live the tape drive! eeeeeeeeek squeeeeeeak crunnnnnnch.. Whats worse is i would sit there for the 30mins it took to load the game.. looking at the bright colours flashing on the screen and that horrendous sound.. and then for it to crash 3/4 of the way through.. oh for a load bar back then, you really had no idea how long you would be waiting.. ahh good times



Found a video of said loading experience.. epic game that one was too!


Edited by Garvani - 6/19/11 at 5:26pm
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I remember going over to my friends house to play on the Commodore 1541. Oh what great times.




First PC was a Compaq with a Intel Celeron 466Mhz CPU, 128MB of ram, 10GB HD. Running a mint Win 98 It also cost around $2000 USD back when the year was 1999.
Edited by giganews35 - 6/19/11 at 5:06pm
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