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Walmart HP 533w 2.0ghz intel cleron. with 17 in monitor and printer $850 i thought it was the greatest PC ever.I strated buying eveything for it like mic's and software to make it faster even added DDR1 PC2100 256mb crucial and a ATI 9100 with 128mb and a fan .I was thrilled now that i could play Vice City
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Nothing existed before 2600k. All hail Sandy Bridge.
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Originally Posted by Motive;13618793 
Nothing existed before 2600k. All hail Sandy Bridge.

2nd this.
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PC = Personal Computer, on that terms this:

Macintosh_Classic_2.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_Classic_II
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aaaaaaah my first pc was a phillips EPIC.. 333mhz pentium II! with turbo boost on!
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m4p.jpg

tandy trs-80

and i had a book probably 2-3 inches thick for programming my own games. good times.
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Remember it well mate! We used to have an Amstrad CPC 464, green screen! No colour for us! used to spend years copying code from magazines to make free games from... brilliant... 12 minutes to load a game via tape only for it to crash near the end! lol

Anyone remember such games as dizzy, jetpack etc
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My first PC that was my own (instead of family's) was an eMachines with a 501MHz Pentium 2 or 3, 256MB of RAM, and a Radeon 7500.
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Let's see. Had a Vic-20 and Commodore 64 as probably my first "PC's". Had a few others after that and I think one before them actually but I cannot remember the name, I was still a kid. My first "modern" type PC with dos/windows was an old Packard Bell with a 33Mh Pentium with a turbo button for 50 or 75Mhz. Had a 9600 baud modem, think 100Mb HDD and 8MB of RAM. It had dos 6.xx and Windows 3.0 without even mouse support. I later upgraded it to Windows 3.11, an external 14.4K modem, 16MB RAM and a CD-ROM! I remember the initial cost of the computer was over $3500 and after upgrades it went well over 4-5K, crazy.

I still have it along with my Vic-20 and C-64 out in my garage. They all fire up and work perfectly save for a few keys on the C-64.
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180px-Apple2e.jpg

I was given one of these apple 2 e's (at the time pentium 1 was the ****! so I was a bit behind) and I think pentium II was around the corner. I went from that to a 386 with windows 3.1 (95 was already out) then I finally convinced my mother to get a compaq computer - Cyrix 188MHZ CPU with windows 95 and 8MB RAM. I played Diablo1 on that thing into its death practically, Even upgraded it to 16MB EDO Ram so I could play diablo1 online blizzard.net

I eventually loaded windows 98 on that machine, but you could not get the drivers to work with the stupid special modem... It had a pci slot 48.8 modem but the pci slot was not a full slot and some BS compaq proprietary crap. I have hated compaq ever since then.
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