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Poll Results: How old were you

 
  • 5% (21)
    5-10
  • 44% (175)
    10-15
  • 39% (157)
    15-20
  • 4% (18)
    25-30
  • 2% (8)
    35-40
  • 1% (5)
    45-50
  • 0% (1)
    55-60
  • 0% (0)
    65-70
  • 1% (4)
    70+?
  • 1% (7)
    Never built my own PC
396 Total Votes  
post #101 of 176
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
13. Same year I joined OCN.
13 as well but I joined OCN when I was.. uhh 16 or 17? Can't remember.. I'm 21 now.
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post #102 of 176
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by CL3P20 View Post
I still have the hardware too.. gosh thats sad. LOL!! ISA sound card ftl!
Wow, so how long ago was this???
post #103 of 176
i was 12 i think

K-6 500Mhz

96mb ram

13gbhdd

it was awesome
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post #104 of 176
I built my first PC when I was either 13 or 14, it was a P3 800MHZ on an intel d815 MB I believe with 512MB of ram and a Geforce 2MX running windows 98
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post #105 of 176
I built a '286 clone (10MHz) back in 1985 when I was 27 years old.
The CPU did not have a heat sink on it.

I just built a couple of E2180 machines that rock...!!!
I need to update my sig rig.
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post #106 of 176
I put 35-40...

but, I built "computers" as a kid, back then "Data-Man" was a high-end kids computer-game-toy. -lol

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post #107 of 176
Quote:
Originally Posted by OfficerMac View Post
where is 21-24?
The OP probably figures that age group is too busy to build a PC.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Perry View Post
Sheesh...don't I feel old.

I'm the only one who's chosen 25-30. I guess I'm showing my age but it's never too late to become addicted to hardware.
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Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
You aren't the only old fart in here
No your not. I am in the 25-30 range also. I have been tinkering with PC's since the 386 days, but my first build is my sig rig.

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Originally Posted by 555thz View Post
I have to say this
age does not affect knowledge at all. A 6 year old can beat a 100+ year old at computer technology.
HA.
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post #108 of 176
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Looks like an oversized calculator
post #109 of 176
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Originally Posted by Refresh View Post
Looks like an oversized calculator
DataMan?

essentially that was what it was.

It did not last too long. I took it apart and made something else... can't recall what though.
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post #110 of 176
I was six, my Dad and I build my first 286, 12mhz, 2mb ram and a 30mb hard-drive. Raw number crunching power.
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