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My first computer was the first generation imacs i had the aqua colored one 256mg of ram and 6.9gb HDD games i played where mostly blizzard games starcraft warcraft 2 and diablo 2 odd time i would play unreal tournament

i then upgraded to a amd sempron 2800+ with a 120gig hard drive,512megs of ram and an ati 9800pro which was replaced with a geforce 7600 played almost any game i wanted but when it got to the rainbow six vegas time and mirrors edge i saw my computer being excessively weak (my bro's laptop was better)

then upgraded to a Q6600 4gig ram 9800GTX+ SC 500gig hdd played oblivion, CS:S,DOD,TF2,NFSU2,Test drive, too many to name then i got 2k from taxes and got my sig rig
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first computer i played games on really was an old laptop of mine HP pavilion with 2.8ghz single core celeron, 512mb ram, and intergrated ati 9800 i think
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Pentium 166MHz. forgot the specs. played a lot of diablo, starcraft, warcraft 2.
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pentium4 3 gig
X1300
2 gig ram ddr 675 or somthing like that
loads of fans and heat sinks
400 watt psu
dvd drive
microsoft 2000 wirless combo setup
17'' crt monitor



well somthing like that
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post
Curious what was the first pc you guys had that got you into pc gaming on and what you played?

Mine was a 486 sx33mhz with 4mb of ram, I played DOOM of course, then I upgraded to a dx2 66mhz processor and bought an extra 4mb to play dark forces, and then warcraft 2! Which was my favourite back then.
All you need to do is add you to an SX and it SUX

I think my first computer was a 286, the frst game I ever played was when I compiled nibbles.bas. Wolfenstein 3D was the first game I ever "modded". I remember the turbo button on my 486, and all kinds of nostalgic pains in the butt with computer games back then, and no google to consult.

You have to love thinking 4mb RAM is absurd for a game.

Actually... my first game as probably tradewards on a dialup BBS, but that was different.
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I had a 486DX made by Tandy (remember them?) my parents bought me from RadioShack when I was in high school. I then upgraded it at some point to a 486DX2 66Mhz and 16Mb of RAM. Played all the Sierra games, Gabriel Knight, and Space Quest, and then Day of the Tentacle, Tie Fighter and Willie Beamish... man those were awesome.

I think that computer cost about 2 grand back then. Unbelievable
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My first PC that I gamed on was an Amiga A500. The only games I had on it were a pinball game and a couple of flight sims. Unfortunately, PC gaming didn't take hold of me then with the helps of my father kicking me off the computer for good and buying me a Nintendo NES system (although that wasn't my first console...)

Flash Forward 23 years......My sig rig is what has sucked me into PC gaming.
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The first PC that I bought and played on was a Dell Inspiron. This was a pretty decent machine but also crappy at the same time.
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Originally Posted by Soggysilicon View Post
Timex Sinclair with tape drive and 16k/b expansion fiddly bit.
Same here, LOL! Bought a Commodore 64 after the Sinclair.

Here is a pic from the web with a 16K pack on the back. Default memory was 2K IIRC.

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