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Originally Posted by Doom;13422727 
A Tandy TRS 80 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRS-80

I had a good friend in the 80's whose father worked for TI. He had a Trash 80 too with a tape drive. We would do chores all week long and then go buy a new tape game to play on it. Man, this thread is taking me back.
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800MHz, 256MB of RAM (upgraded), and a 10GB HD. Got it in 8th Grade from my Tech Shop teacher. Threw Ubuntu 6.10 on it (dayum!) and used it for 3 months. This was when I was just getting into computers, and I loved it. So, I tore it apart and put it back together a thousand times, until eventually it broke. rolleyes.gif I ended up getting my great-aunts old Gateway desktop afterwords (my mother bought it for $200 doh.gif - stupid move, thing was worth like $40). Here's what that looked like:

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1GHz Pentium III, 512MB of RAM (again, upgraded!), and I had a 20GB drive in there, a 60GB drive, and a 200GB drive. I even "upgraded" to a FX 5200 PCI video card with dual VGA-outs so I could use dual 17" Gateway CRTs cool.gif. 2x 1280x1024 was FTW back in 2007. That thing couldn't even run iTunes and Pidgin at the same time rolleyes.gif. (it's okay, I don't use iTunes anymore tongue.gif).

After I tore this thing apart a thousand times over too, the hard drive went, and I was greeted into the summer before my freshman year of high school with this:

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Inspiron 1501. 1.8GHz Sempron with 512MB of RAM that I upgraded to a 1.6GHz Dual-Core Athlon and 2GB of RAM.

Once I got my 1501, I got into gaming. Once I got into gaming I got really into computer hardware. So, 5 months later, after spending countless all-nighters self-educating, I purchased my first "sig rig" and joined OCN in 2008. It was a Pentium D 830 with a 9400GT to play CoD4.

And it's all downhill from there cool.gif.
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I don't have a picture of mine but i do know it had a Intel i486DX 66MHz (i believe) processor, 8MB ram, 1GB Hard drive (Windows 95 oh yeah wink.gif) and a 13" CRT monitor
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My First comp was a 2nd Hand Compaq with Intel i486DX2( Still Have the Processor & few other parts)
120MB Quantum IDE HDD
3x16MB EDO RAM( something like that)
3.5 inch Floppy Drive

Intel i486DX2 Pics
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Ah, my first computer.

It was in the mid 1990s, and my dad bought our first computer. It had a 80MB Hard Drive and MS-DOS. Don't remember much else. Then in 2002 we got a new computer. A P4 With 2GB of RAM and integrated graphics. It was a beast, and it could play most of my favourite games like Doom and The Simpsons (lol).

I nostalgia'd. Good times.
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Originally Posted by 4Dimensional;13426269 
Ah, my first computer.

It was in the mid 1990s, and my dad bought our first computer. It had a 80MB Hard Drive and MS-DOS. Don't remember much else. Then in 2002 we got a new computer. A P4 With 2GB of RAM and integrated graphics. It was a beast, and it could play most of my favourite games like Doom and The Simpsons (lol).

I nostalgia'd. Good times.

Ah I remember DOOM, my neighbor was the first to play that along with those Tom Clancy Rainbow six games which I found were interesting lol.
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There are a lot of members holding back I suspect?
Come on you guys with only DOS rigs and 5.5" floppy disk, I know you are out there.biggrin.gif
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80286, 12 MHz
1.44MB + 1.2MB Floppy
20MB HDD.
MS-Dos 3.3 biggrin.gif
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i never knew what processor mine had :/
i think it was back in 93
ran windows 95 (then ran dos after it got broken)
had about 400mb of storage space
sadly .. didnt have a 5.5 bay
had games like duke nukem & duke nukem 3d , red alert, warcraft 1, jazz the jackrabbit, doom, quake, heretic, decent xD

oh and it had a turbo button which goes to 666 if i press it xD
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