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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by =Sprint=
Well it was top of the line back then, things get upgraded as they are needed, back then you didnt need to run DOOM3 on ultra detail,u needed pong at 2 fps. 15 years from now we'll all look back and ask ourselves why we were so dumb to buy such outdated equipment at such high prices
Exactly, in another 15 years we will look upon the PC's we have now like we are doing to those ones...
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post #12 of 17
yeh, i agree with that. LOL! i can see the day
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post #13 of 17
so sad...
i got a P2 just the other day for somthing like 2$ (i paid just for the action of paying!)
lol its a linux machine
the guy wanted to pay me for taking it away!
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post #14 of 17
I was given a P!!! the other week. Its something like 400mhz. I have SuSE 9.3 running on it It goes like stink!
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post #15 of 17
I still have a 420meg HDD from an old 386 that my aunt had. I recycled it already but kept some of the bits an peices. I think I still have the sound card and a VGA somewhere.
    
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post #16 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by LCoul
My first PC: ~$3200 in 1989/1990

-386/SX @25MHz (with a X87 Fpu... awesome)
-4Mb SDRAM; later upgraded to 16MB SDRAM, which required a whole new moBo (cost ~$600)
-Trident VGA 512K vRAM (ISA ... raw power)



was very dissapointed when it couldn't play the latest craze.... Doom ][ (a sweet game still), eventually got a Pentium 133, which satisfied this craving for years to come.

good times
Your parents bought you a computer when you were 6 years old?
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post #17 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Korke
Your parents bought you a computer when you were 6 years old?
My Dad bought me one when I was 5. That is not unusual at all. Tandy 1000 with the $300 10MB HD upgrade and dual 3.5 floppies.
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