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#76 Colicab

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 05:34

1st PC was

Intel P4 1.5ghz
256mb DDR1 (i think)
GeForce 2 MX 32mb
40gb Western Digital HDD


#77 SIObserver

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 07:06

My first "home" computer was a TRS-80 Color Computer from Radio Shack. I wish I still had it. I wrote some interesting programs with that 32K machine. I think I purchased it in 1980 shortly after it was available.

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#78 Coagulated

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 07:46

I think our first family "PC" was an Apricot PC, after that we got a Windows 95 powered beast with an astonishing 16mb of RAM - it could play Half Life and Championship Manager, so I was happy enough.

 

My first personal one was an E-Machine if I recall correctly with the dreaded Windows ME installed on it. I'd gotten it for Christmas, I'd asked for one as a joke... come Christmas morning I was told to go outside and there it was all boxed up.  Came with Rayman 3D, Rollercoaster Tycoon and that Mickey Mouse Disney art type software.  Within 24 hours the PSU blew because it had to be hard reset so many times due to a 'kernell32.dll' error that came up after an unspecified period of time, and if you kept closing it / clicking okay it eventually killed explorer.exe and crashed the system.  I used to just hide it under my task bar and continue playing Starfleet Command on MPlayer - ahh the days of being young and more so inexperienced!



#79 Redmak

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 07:57

I think our first family "PC" was an Apricot PC

 

I used to work for Apricot :)

 

First computer was a Commodore VIC 20

 

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#80 Uplift

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:03

AMD Athlon XP 400Mhz (or something lik that)

64MB RAM

Nvidia 8MB graphics card

3.1 GB HDD

65K modem

 

I remember

being jealous of my brothers 4.2GB HDD

downloading songs off Napster at 4KB/sec and absolutely buzzing at the speed

getting Black & White game and it running like #### and me being devastated

only being allowed online after 6pm when it was free with BT, but deciding i couldn't wait, using it anyway, running up a large bill and my parents going crazy.



#81 jasondefaoite

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:06

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It's a SONY (or it was back then). Sony's initial offering of the MSX standard of computers.



#82 Tews

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:08

Comodore PET..

 

 

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#83 gameboy1977

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:40

I remember I had first computer was Commodore 64 before....  until 1995 to 1997, I had MSDOS computer (cannot remember it),,,, then 1997, I got new PC had about 233MHz with 64RAM later... then gained to 128MB RAM with Windows 95, 98, and Me. 2nd PC was 900mhz & 128 RAM then now 256 RAM for Windows 98, Me, 2000 and XP, but the motherboard dead already. in 2003, I got new PC for Windows XP with 1.25 GHz with 640 RAM until 2007, then I got other Windows XP Media center 2005 with 2.0Gghz with 2GB RAM, in 2008, I got Windows Vista 64 bit on Acer with 2.50Ghz with 4GB, then switched to Windows 7 preview (test), then switched to Windows XP Professional 64 bit.

 

I really love Windows XP, and 7 so much.

 

now I am using this laptop with Windows Vista 32bit it is  very slowest for gaming. booo! soon, I will get new computer in few months later... :)

 

May the Force be with you, everyone! :)



#84 trek

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 21:31

Inherited an Apple IIe from a relative for my first computer (1989?). It's still in the garage...

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#85 Rohdekill

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 21:35

Apple ][ +



#86 NightScreams

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 22:32

First used: TRS80

First owned: Compaq AMD 350mhz/32mb ram/4 gig drive/windows 98se



#87 John.D

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 22:56

First PC I had was a sega SC something, then a crap 486, which spent more time in the shop than with me lol. Then an Amiga 500 till the battery leaked in it, and killed it completely.

 

Then a P4 socket 478 system, I built myself. Then the 2 I have now (put together by myself as well). 1 2.5 Ghz socket 775 4 GB, and this one 2.8 Ghz socket 775 system 8 GB. 



#88 Nogib

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 23:14

First computer was an Atari 1200XL.

 

First PC however was a Packard Bell 386SX/16.



#89 Moss Planktor

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 15:57

My first computer was one of these Amstrad 464, then a Spectrum 128, an Amiga 500 (I still miss that comp), and i now have this An Acer Aspire. I have a Toshiba Sattelite laptop as well as a spare.Acer-Aspire-E1-Red_zpsb1acc5c2.jpgAmstrad_CPC464_zpse7563890.jpgZX_Spectrum_Plus2_zps81282391.jpegamiga500_zps7043848c.jpg



#90 medium_pimpin

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 16:10

Commodore 64

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