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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
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post #131 of 176
Eight years ago when I was 10. I was rockin' the P3. 750mhz of screaming power.
    
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post #132 of 176
I was 10, I remember my first pc was a store bought Compaq Pentium 100mhz, then I build a 486 DX2 and 386 at the same time. After that it was all Intel until I got my first K6-2 450mhz and it was faster than my P2 450, like noticeably faster. This e2180 is my first intel cpu since then.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz 24/7 MSI P67 GD55 Gigabyte GTX 1070 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 128GB, 3TB HDD, 1TB HDD Samsung DVD-RW SATA Windows 10 64bit Hanns G 23" 1080p 60Hz 
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Dell S2716DG 1440P 144hz Gsync TN Hanns G 23" 1080p 60Hz Epson Pro Cinema 9500UB 1080p Projector (110") Razer Black Widow Ultimate BF3 Edition (orange) 
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Corsair TX750 Corsair 400R Steelseries Rival Steelseries QCK+ 
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Asus Xonar DG Astro A40 V Moda Crossfade LP Logitech Z5300 
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Denon 1909 + 7.1 infinity surround 
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A6 3420 HD 6520G 8GB 500GB 5400RPM 
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15.6" 1366x768 Generic with numberpad 
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i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz 24/7 MSI P67 GD55 Gigabyte GTX 1070 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 128GB, 3TB HDD, 1TB HDD Samsung DVD-RW SATA Windows 10 64bit Hanns G 23" 1080p 60Hz 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell S2716DG 1440P 144hz Gsync TN Hanns G 23" 1080p 60Hz Epson Pro Cinema 9500UB 1080p Projector (110") Razer Black Widow Ultimate BF3 Edition (orange) 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX750 Corsair 400R Steelseries Rival Steelseries QCK+ 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar DG Astro A40 V Moda Crossfade LP Logitech Z5300 
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Denon 1909 + 7.1 infinity surround 
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A6 3420 HD 6520G 8GB 500GB 5400RPM 
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15.6" 1366x768 Generic with numberpad 
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post #133 of 176
haha WHY again did the OP decide to SKIP 21-24 31-34 41-44 etc? some of us WERE building in these like.. 20+ years you totally left off.


21 here

it put 15-20 cuz thats closer than 25-30

this poll is a bust
post #134 of 176
i was only 20.
i wasn't even curious about the insides of a computer til i was 19 and then it took me about a year to come up with the courage to actually touch it haha
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Western Digital Blue PNY 240gb SSD Corsair H80i GT Seasonic 750W 
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Intel Core i5 6600K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 ROG STRIX G.Skill RipJaws 16gb DDR4-2133 
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Western Digital Blue PNY 240gb SSD Corsair H80i GT Seasonic 750W 
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post #135 of 176
14 son. still going strong after only two years...
post #136 of 176
Wow what four jokers put 70+? lol.
    
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post #137 of 176
14, just last year
Ever since then, I've been addicted to ocing and buying new parts. O_O;;
    
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AMD X6 1055t @ 4GHz 1.45v GA-890FXA-UD5 Diamond 4870x2 4gb Corsair Dominator 
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Gskill 60GB Phoenix Pro + 1TB WD Green Win 7 x64 Dell U2311H Filco Tenkeyless Blue Cherry "Otaku" 
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post #138 of 176
I was about 13, I had an old Packard Bell and I took parts from a another computer and started tweaking trying to play Diablo1 and starcraft faster...man good times, that was 10 years ago.
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Q6600 G0 3.2ghz @ 8x 400MHZ EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI Nvidia GEForce 8800 GTS SSC 640MB Edition 2G OCZ DDR2 800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Winbond 80Gig W83627DHG Lite On Maxtor Windows XP Service Pack 2 Samsung Synchmaster 22In 
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Microsoft Reclusa OCZ GameXStream SLI 700W Cosmos 1000 Cooler Master G5 
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5L Steel 
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Deathgod
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Q6600 G0 3.2ghz @ 8x 400MHZ EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI Nvidia GEForce 8800 GTS SSC 640MB Edition 2G OCZ DDR2 800 
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Winbond 80Gig W83627DHG Lite On Maxtor Windows XP Service Pack 2 Samsung Synchmaster 22In 
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Microsoft Reclusa OCZ GameXStream SLI 700W Cosmos 1000 Cooler Master G5 
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post #139 of 176
I plead the 5th on the age, but it was in 1999.....
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I7 2600K MSI P67A GD65 B3 EVGA GTX 480 SSC+ FTW 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 1.5V 
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Spinpoint F3 LiteOn DVD-RW H70 w/ 2 AP15 Win7 Pro 64 bit 
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4F@H
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I7 2600K MSI P67A GD65 B3 EVGA GTX 480 SSC+ FTW 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 1.5V 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Spinpoint F3 LiteOn DVD-RW H70 w/ 2 AP15 Win7 Pro 64 bit 
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post #140 of 176
ummmm, in 1982 I took apart my ti1000 and replaced some parts, added memory, so I guess that counts huh? sooo at least I am older than that.....
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AMD PH II 945 MSI 790FX-GD70 8800GTS 320 4 Gig G Skill 
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500GB WD+1TB WD Black+ 500GB USB xp 24" LCD Widescreen Yes 
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AMD PH II 945 MSI 790FX-GD70 8800GTS 320 4 Gig G Skill 
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500GB WD+1TB WD Black+ 500GB USB xp 24" LCD Widescreen Yes 
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