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Mine was an old Gateway. I don't know anything about it. I'll try to find it and post it.

Edit: Found it! It was a Gateway Essential 450.

That thing is sitting right on front of me now was given to me by my dad, but it's not my first..

My first PC was an HP pavilion XT923 265 mb ram with a 900Mhz Celeron from 2000, it's currently running as my media server right now

And first custom built is my sig rig
post #32 of 393
other than a commodore C64 and an amiga 500
The first real PC I owned was in late 2003, a packard bell ixtreme 6060
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I think it was like $600 at the time. 2.53Ghz Celery, integrated Intel graphics and 256MB of 333Mhz RAM.

BF 1942/Vietnam, SW Battlefront... those were the days
     
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I remember I had a 486 chip at a blazing fast 66MHz, I remember I upgraded to 4MB of RAM to 8 and I was amazed at the things it could do. Still had to live with a 300-400mb drive though I think that was around 1997 or so
Imagine my face when my sister gave me her PII in 2001!
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Growing up I had a PC with a Duron at 900MHz, 256MiB SDRAM (128+64+64), and a 4MiB Trident VGA card. Was only used for games. Looking back on it, I don't really know how the video card played all the games we did without lagging or stuttering...
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I can't remember what the first family PC was. I was around three years old... so this was about 1992 when we got our first PC. It was Intel-based and was the best thing out there at the time (for the consumer-end).

I sort-of got my first laptop when I was around twelve, but it was a hand-me-down piece of junk. It had the trackpad ball, floppy disc drive, and the first Windows operating system with a GUI interface (and DOS as well). I played some old floppy drive games on the machine and it was definitely fun. Its battery life was literally about three minutes, and overheated after twenty minutes.

My first real computer of my own (not another family member's) was in grade eleven, in 2005. I got a Dell laptop. It had 1.5GB of RAM, a Pentium 4 processor (I think 2.2GHz or something like that), and integrated graphics. It struggled to play Warcraft 3 even, but it was alright.

My second computer of my own was after graduation (a grad present), and was again a Dell laptop. I received a Dell XPS m1210 with an Intel 2.0GHz Core 2 Duo (T7200), 2GB of DDR2 600MHz RAM, and a GeForce 7400 graphics solution. It was a great laptop up until it spontaneously broke on me (after a year and a half of use).

My third computer was an AMD x4 955 with 4GB of RAM and a 5770.

And finally my fourth and first computer I bought with my own money (not a present)... so this one qualifies as the first independently bought computer... is my sig rig.

My fifth will be later this year and will most likely be a Macbook Air 11 inch, if they incorporate Sandy Bridge decently with slightly improved graphics (so I can do some SC2 gaming on the go inbetween taking notes). Hopefully they throw in an IPS panel if they haven't already.
    
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This was mine(Please Note** That the image is not mine but its basically the same computer_ Source** Google images**)


Good Ole Compaq Persario 5310US

I paided 2500 dollars for it as I can remember(Yup its more expensive than most of the computers we got on here) Haha_ But it was brand spanking new from Circuit City and all I purchase was the tower(came with keyboard and good old rolling ball mouse) for 2500 dollars(Damn computers were expensive back in the day)
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I wish I could share a pic of the computer I first had, but I can't unfortunately. It was a custom build back then from someone we knew. I have the receipt somewhere for the parts, but I'd have to dig it up.

From what I remember:
485 Turbo CPU
Guessing under 10MB of RAM
Probably a couple hundred MB HDD (I saved the drive, not the rest of the machine)
Windows 3.1

The case had a button to go from 385 to 485 Turbo modes.

This computer replaced the Atari that died shortly after I was old enough to discover it.
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1st computer: Amstrad CPC 464 Color (yeah the one w/ the tape recorder ) Learned all the basic knowledge in dev (basic / assembler)
Last Pre-PC: Amiga 1200 (learned the basic knowledge in 3d w/ Lightwave and Caligari + C dev)
1st PC: Pentium 200


Edited by farcodev - 5/7/11 at 7:49pm
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