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I have a fully functioning Cyrix 166mhz cpu (omg its not even intel or amd so i don't know where to post it)

That was my first PC, with 2gb HD, 16x cd-rom, 32mb of ram. ahh memorys (of 10min boot on windows 2000)

so i went to ebay and saw Cyrix 166 for $70! They say its a 'collector item' (or they're just nuts)

i also have a pentium 1 90mhz also fully functional. The pc comes with a turbo button for 90mhz, otherwise its 45mhz. (specs: 800mb hd 16mb ram lol) that one was given to me for free.

I am just curious, if I keep these under good condition for the next, say 20 years will they become antiques, and sell for $$ ?
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i thought the turbo buttons you used to get just jacked up the ISA bus a little rather than really playing with the CPU. did they even make 45MHz pentiums?

but nice specs...166MHz POWAHPLANT i remember when a pentium 120MHz machine with 8MB ram was £1800 (guts of $3000 USD back then i'd guess)
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If they do ill be extreemly pi$$ed off. I had 3 of those and threw them all away because they were taking up room
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oh ya that cyrix rig was around $2000 USD, back in 1997
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I doubt it's going to be a collector's item. Very few vintage computer parts are. Wow, I even forgot those chips existed until you mentioned it
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I have an old 25mhz IBM SX chip.. oh for younger guys. the sx chips were before the DX. DX meant it had a math co-processor integrated.
    
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I have a TI CPU laying around somewhere.
    
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Quote:
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I have an old 25mhz IBM SX chip.. oh for younger guys. the sx chips were before the DX. DX meant it had a math co-processor integrated.
Go away old man

I think I will keep my conroe for 30 years and then see what it is worth.
    
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i thought the turbo buttons you used to get just jacked up the ISA bus a little rather than really playing with the CPU. did they even make 45MHz pentiums?

but nice specs...166MHz POWAHPLANT i remember when a pentium 120MHz machine with 8MB ram was £1800 (guts of $3000 USD back then i'd guess)
I use to have a 286 that ran at like 12MHz and the turbo button made it run at a whooping 16MHz!
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Back in the day..
The 166 was the fastest home desk top you could buy and the Cyrix 150 w/24megs of RAM and a 2.5meg PCI vid card cost me $2400 and it was likely the best deal out there... I did a lot of research! That was my first and only new PC purchase. I still have and use the vid card lol but the CPU is in my collection because the MB died.

Your p90 20 years from now, who know, people collect many things!

I have an 8086 IBM, interested?
    
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