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Well I first gamed on a
p4 2.4ghz,asrock 845gv mobo(a crap),128mb ddr1 ram(another crap)
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Well, the first computer, would have been an Amiga A500+ Back at the start of the 90's.
The first windows PC, that would have been an HP Pavilion 8650. It had a 533Mhz Celeron CPU, 128Mb RAM, and an onboard SiS jobby, that was eventually upgraded to a Geforce 2 MX. Running Windows 98, it was also later upgraded to 256Mb RAM and Windows XP.

God damn those were exciting times; a new processor seemed to come every month. I distinctly remember within a couple of months of buying it, that there were 733Mhz CPUs available for cheap.
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post #33 of 285
some IBM pos with a crt monitor, Used to play return to castle wolfenstein on that thing

I think my dad upgraded the video card behind our backs, I think back in the day he bought a 6800GT without us knowing
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686 mx PR233...test drive..ahhh,those where the days....
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Do any of the Spectrums count? I owned a fair few of those... But they're more akin to what we'd call a console now than a PC.

If not, then it was probably a 286, running at something like 16 Mhz. Oh, the games I played...

Commander Keen and Corncob, I think. It was good fun
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Originally Posted by Korlus View Post
Do any of the Spectrums count? I owned a fair few of those... But they're more akin to what we'd call a console now than a PC.

If not, then it was probably a 286, running at something like 16 Mhz. Oh, the games I played...

Commander Keen and Corncob, I think. It was good fun

Man,i rinsed my speccy 48k..had a ql for a while,but that didnt work out.
and a dragon 32...16bit!! but no support.....
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 3/7/11 at 8:48am
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mine was a IBM clone made by domino PC. 486 dx2 66mhz i forgot how much ram, but had like 120MB HDD. i played dune2, doom, C&C, duke3d. that was a sweet PC
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Well I started with an Altiar unit but you couldn't do much for gaming on it due to just having switches of it for programming. LOL
Then later on I "upgraded" to "state of the art" and jumped on a Commodore 64. Now there was a real gaming machine. HA But I would have to say that it was my first real game computer.

And yes I am prety old by your folks standards I guess, but I sure have seen some awesome changes in things over the years.

I do remember a stint where we were playing games on an Westinghouse 250 mainframe computer using punchcards! Try and win on that system!!

Bill
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The first game i ever played was Descent. It was on a Packard Bell with a 75 MHz pentium.
    
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Tandy TRS-80 CoCo3

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRS-80_Color_Computer
    
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