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Chrix P150, Biostar MB, 24MEG RAM, Tensung PCI 2.25 MEG vid, Ensonic SoundScape, 2.5G WD HDD, 8X CD ROM and Win 95B.
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286 XT, with a CGA monitor. Later we got a 286 AT and an EGA monitor, and that lasted until we got a Pentium 166, which lasted until I got a Pentium 4 1.8 GHz, which lasted until I began the ongoing process that is Unicorn.
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i486dx 25mhz
2mb ram
2xcdrom drive
130mb hdd
An IBM desktop with the good old windows 3.1 Though windows 3.1 sometimes went crap on me so I used Norton Commander and Dos

First game I played...I cant remember since it was freaking 20 years ago, but it was either Commander Keen or Jetpack
    
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This is the only part i remember about my first real gaming PC

Voodoo used to be the biggest card out there back in the day!
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+1 for all those 386/486 machines from back in the day. Does anyone miss booting to dos? It was a great place to be.
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+1 for all those 386/486 machines from back in the day. Does anyone miss booting to dos? It was a great place to be.
That is was!
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Hmm, Pentium 2 1.6GHz custom built beige PC my dads friend built.

Win 98, played the games of the day, thief, doom, unreal tournament. Counter strike too.

First rig I personally owned was a PD 820 rig with a 7300SE and 1GB RAM, 320GB HDD.

Played CSS and the Half Life series on that one.
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Nice, I played half life 1 on the ps2 as well. I was totally freaked out by those ceiling things that would suck you up! It was a great port too!

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Relatively new to the PC got into it a couple years back and I got an HP pavilon for Christmas and upgraded the 8400 to the 8800 GT was so happy lol and it had a Q6600. Now beginning to slowly move away from console to all out pc, and the first game might have been half life 2 or crysis. I just remember my first M rated game was half life for the PS2, absolutly terrified of the headcrabs and couldnt get past the second chapter for a couple of months. Good times
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I remember hating windows because it ate up so many resources for games. I would boot and hammer the shift button to go to prompt without loading everything. Then load mouse driver manually and start gaming.

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+1 for all those 386/486 machines from back in the day. Does anyone miss booting to dos? It was a great place to be.
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Sinclair ZX-80. (Only lasted a month)
Then, Sinclair ZX-81
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