Your First Computer

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  1. Gogeta

    Gogeta Power Member

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    My first computer was an old dell desktop. I have it in my basement lol :D
     
  2. kingofbigmac

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    mine was a hand me down like all the computers I have ever gotten. Weird thing is im the oldest and love computers and work with them yet I get them after my 14 and 13 your brother gets them to there slow and doesnt work. My first one was a HP 256 mb ram and literally 2 days of having it set up in my room my bro played runescape on it and it caught on fire. YEA ME!
     
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    Mine was a compaq pressario with Pentium II processor..
    Funny i still remember the time when my friend had 486 and it seemed like an unbelievable machine..i guess that makes me old :)
     
  4. eskimo

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    mine was when i was well little, a 286 with like 5kb of ram and a 2mb hard drive. also had those big ass floppy discs (256kb)
    used to play leisure suite larry until the cows came home!!
     
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    some computer cant remmeber name ;P 60mhz cpu and maybe 500mb HDD. I remember when i tried play nintendo games with nesticle ( emulator) they lagged , but when you ran the game from floppy disc they didint ;P true power :D

    and it costed like 1700€ bk then
     
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    Mine was a Commodore Vic 20 :)

    Code:
    Introduced: June 1980 
    Released: January 1981 
    Price: US $299 
    CPU: MOS 6502, 1MHz 
    RAM: 5K (3.5K for the user) 
    Display: 22 X 23 text 
     176 X 184, 16 colors max 
    Ports: composite video 
     joystick, cartridge, user port 
     serial peripheral port 
    Peripherals: cassette recorder 
     printer, modem 
     external floppy drive 
    OS: ROM BASIC 
    
     
  7. headspin

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    Ditto. It took 5 minutes to load and 10 to shut down...good times :D.
     
  8. WickednDivine

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    Quantex 166MHz baby. 16MB RAM, 1GB hard drive. Cost like $4500 or something ridiculous.

    I think my wrist watch is more powerful now.
     
  9. aмillionaírе

    aмillionaírе Power Member

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    My first computer was a white Compaq Presario (old one can't remember the model, running windows 2000).
     
  10. Cheeky_Bastard

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    Commodore 64, with a (cassette) tape drive.
     
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    Mac II se w. 20 meg EXT HD - but my Amiga 2000 w. Toaster card was the schiznitz.
     
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    the C64 baby...

    when i went to college i eventually graduated to a 386 with a 40 mb hard drive.
     
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    Quite some time ago but, if I recall correctly it was a Compaq.

    It was a "Portable" but was very heavy. Looked like a Portable sewing machine case.
    No hard drive, used monster 5 1/4 inch floppies and had a funky plastic display.

    Think it was an 8088 cpu.Probably first version of dos only.
    Also, owned a copy of the first Toshiba laptop.

    ? 20 MB hdd, 640kb memory, dos6?, WordPerfect 3.1, green lcd screen, HEAVY!
    DOT matrix printers too.

    1971 was when Joe Sugarman was selling those calculators for $350 that did simple math
    only ac adapter powered.
    Now in the checkout lines keychain calcs are like $1.50

    Oh, by the way that Toshiba Laptop if I recall right, running DOS, NEVER crashed!
    Ask how many times W98 did crash...I can't count that high :)
    Happier with XP and love UBUNTU.
    Hate the idea of anguishing through yet another wydoz7 release.
    Skipped Vista.
     
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    HC 85. Oh, yeah :D I`m sorry I don`t have it anymore. Then I had a 286, then 486, then amd k5:yield: God, the times :D
     
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    Mine was a TI99/4 from 1980. The salesman assured my pop that everyone would soon have one. :eek:
     
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    1st - Heathkit Analog
    2nd - Altair CPM
    3rd - Imsai CPM
    4th - Apple II
    5th - Zenith Z-100 MPM
    6th - IBM PC PCDos then Xenix

    Then compaq's and ibm gear and generic PC's mixed in with a few Sun's and some others. Mostly all Xenix Unix and now Linux

    Yup, I'm ancient
     
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    same as me lol. also had spectrum 48k and 128k, woah what machines those were...
     
  18. Jaz

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    Mine too!
    Did you have the uber cassette tape drive??

     
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    I dreamed of someday having this...

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    I had no clue what I'd do with it, at the time...
     
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    Mac Classic II