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My First had: A White old Case (Brand was Plato, some greek pc building company)
Pentium MMX @ 250Mhz
32MB RAM
Some GPU 2MB
2GB HDD
16x CD-Rom
Win98
And a Hyundai 17" 1280x1024 Screen (It failed to work properly at that resolution, i used 1024x768.)
    
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Thread Starter 
LOL.. love some of these answers!

I do remember when computers were 'beige'... LOL I am glad to see so many bloody antique machines in this thread as well! 8088 ftw!

I can remember visiting the computer room at my fathers workplace when I was a young lad.... meeting the keypunch ladies.. and learning to write my name on a keypunch machine. Anyone remember Cobol programs.. on stacks and stacks of keypunch cards..? or old tape drives? I would love to know the processor speed of my fathers old mainframe!

I would love to compare the computing power of my fathers old mainframe back in the late 1960s with the gaming rig I just finished below!

This is a pretty cool thread...:-)
post #73 of 393
Hmm .. I had a 386 at home to share with the rest of the family, and we had a C64 too - but MY first OWN PC was a:

Pentium 75MHz
24MB EDO RAM
2MB Videocard

Considering I'm 24 I might have been a late starter :/

Later I did some catching up with my own C64 and such - speaking of which, maybe I should play around with it again xD
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An old T43
 
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Mine was a Compaq Presario - 233MHZ MMX Pentium 4550. I remember upgrading to whole 32MB ram and adding a Canopus Pure 3d 6MB videocard to get Quake II running in 3dfx mode... AOL Dial up... Amazing times...


Parents spent over $2500 for this sucker...
Good ol days with Duke Nukem 3d, Blood, Carmageddon, Need For Speed 1 SE, Quake...
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I feel rather old, my first computer was a Speccy.

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First computer was an old IBM 3270 my dad swiped from his old office. He got in in 1990 as they were about to toss them into the trash.

Our first custom PC was an old Athlon 478 with 64MB of memory. We had one before that but I honestly can't remember the specs. I remember it had Windows 95 on it.
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First PC Texas Instruments TI99/4A 1984-85



http://oldcomputers.net/ti994a.html

First PC I built from parts 386SX25 (1995 Still got the Compaq monitor I purchased secondhand at the time its not on my main rig :-).
    
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First PC was a Compaq Presario purchased from Radio Shack back in 1993

-486 dx2 66mhz
-420mb hard drive
-16mb RAM
-CD-ROM (2x I think)
-14" CRT Monitor
-Windows 3.1
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