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My first PC was a
Packard Bell 486 dx 25mhz
2 mb of ram that i eventually upgraded to 4 mb for ~$100.
80 mb hd that was alway full. I ran disc compression that slowed the machine way down.
dos and win 3.1.
Bought from Circuit City for over $1000
I loved to play old tsr games such as eye of the beholder and one of the early Ultimas however it had a bad habit of crashing. I still have the games in their original boxes. I also remember playing a Simpsons arcade style game. I tried to play Myst on it however lacking an audio card and the video not rendering animation made the game impossible to understand what the game was.

Before that I learned computer languages on an Atari 400 (not the 'fast' one).
Loaded games into a ram from cassettes (music tapes).
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a 486 for me. i played Dangerous Dave 1 and 2
    
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Some eMachines with an Athlon 64 3200+, 2GB DDR2 667, and a Radeon X300. Good for Return to Castle Wolfenstein at least.
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Packard Bell 286. My dad found a CD of DOS games and loaded 20 games (about 1MB each) on the 20MB hard drive. It was awesome. Later graduated to a Pentium 133MHz running Windows 95. It was all about Hover! at that point.
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My parents had a Pentium 133MHz, which is what got me into PC gaming with Quake 2, even though I had to run in software mode at 512x384 res or something. We upgraded from 16MB of RAM, to a whopping 48MB and I thought it was awesome. First one I bought myself was an HP 1.6Ghz Celeron I think, with onboard GPU, to which I added the legendary beast Geforce FX5200 PCI. And I bought everything at Futureshop of all places. Thank god I've learned a thing or two since then.
     
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AMD Athlon XP2200+,Leadtek A220 256mb
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I feel like a baby for what I'm about to say:

First Pc that I've gamed on: Core 2 Quad q6700 with a 8600gt... then i got pissed off, so I upgraded it to a gts 250... then I got pissed off again, so I upgraded to my sig rig...
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Pentium MMX at 166MHz, initiated me to gaming. On the game played front: Red Alert 2, Diablo, and the racing classic Grand Prix 2. I miss those days, when games were simple, yet so bloody addictive and unforgiving.
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I feel like a baby for what I'm about to say:

First Pc that I've gamed on: Core 2 Quad q6700 with a 8600gt... then i got pissed off, so I upgraded it to a gts 250... then I got pissed off again, so I upgraded to my sig rig...
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My first ever computer that could game? Pentium 3 clocked at ........7000mhz? It had an intel 850 or something graphics chip so I had to suffer with low FPS is games that didn't even look that they were 3D. It wasn't really mine but it was the first computer I gamed on most of my childhood. Many many many years later after sticking onto consoles, I started to game on an (now belonging to me) iMac which had a 128mb ATi X1600, with 1 GB of ram and a mobile T7200 Core2 Duo processor. Around 4 years later, I finally got the money and built the first true powerhorse in the house, my sig rig . SO TBH, my Sig Rig is the first actual rig that I owned since birth XD.
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