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Crammed inside its case is a 2.2GHz Intel core i7 quad-core CPU (capable of turbo boosting to 3.3GHz), 8GB of DDR3 RAM, Intel HD integrated graphics and a spacious 2TB HDD. Externally, you'll find a duo of USB 3.0 ports, a triplet of USB 2.0 ports and an eSATA connection, along with HDMI, 3.5mm S/PDIF, VGA and DVI ports for A/V hookups. Best of all, it's loaded with Bluetooth, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, an Ethernet port and even a DVD-RW drive on its side.
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Too expensive, but completely awesome. I remember using the old C64 in my house using the TRUE floppy disks playing some bruce lee game. And I am only 24
     
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All it needs now?

A Commodore 64 emulator.
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The "Hardware News" forum basically turns my twitter feed into new threads

Those Commodores are neat, but they are not something I'll ever buy.
    
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You know...

For the specs, it's actually not a bad price. Especially being stuffed inside something so awesome
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All it needs now?

A Commodore 64 emulator.
According to Commodore USA's website,

"Commodore OS Vision (due for release shortly) allows you to play all your favorite 8-bit era games with a single click.

It even has the option to boot right into the original C64's full screen READY prompt (left), where you can also launch classic games."
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Originally Posted by R4V3N View Post
According to Commodore USA's website,

"Commodore OS Vision (due for release shortly) allows you to play all your favorite 8-bit era games with a single click.

It even has the option to boot right into the original C64's full screen READY prompt (left), where you can also launch classic games."
That right there is worth the $1500 price tag.
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Wouldn't mind one of these wonder what the temps are for the CPU
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That right there is worth the $1500 price tag.
I would love to see some lower-end hardware versions (Which I believe I saw in the official site a few months ago.)
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That right there is worth the $1500 price tag.
This.
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