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 PostPost subject: Oldest computer owned        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 2:44 pm 
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Post the oldest computer specs and current working condition you currently own. Doesn't count if you sold it or lost it or don't have it anymore.

Intel 486 DX.
14.4kbps Dial-up modem
Windows 95/NT 4.0 Dual boot.
500mb IDE HD
Broken floppy drive
Broken. Won't boot without floppy drive.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 3:50 pm 
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Tandy 2500
80386 SX 25 mhz
Tandy motherboard and stuff
2 MB RAM
Windows NT 3.1
Aztech sound galaxy 16
Panasonic CD ROM
504 MB HDD
Gateway telepath II 28.8 K modem
Elan 2000 LAN

Working status:working, but no monitor or external perhiperals


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 4:30 pm 
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Commodore VIC-20. never really used it but today i opened it up to get some screws out of it to replace the anoying screws that come with the nintendo gamecube (they fit perfectly btw)


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 4:51 pm 
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intel pentium II 300 mhz
4mb video
8gb hd
Windows 95/im going to install os/2 warp4
one cd drive
no internet connection


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I haven't and probably never will use OS/2. IBM should have stuck with Microsoft making OS/2. Now Microsoft is one of the biggest OS companies in the world!


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:36 pm 
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Microsoft Windows 95 OSR 2.1 RTM
Oldest computer i curremtly own:
IBM Personal Computer 300GL
Intel Pentium 166MHz MMX
32 MB SD-RAM
2.3 GB Harddisk
2 MB Cirrus Logic 5446 graphic (onboard)
Creative Sound Blaster 16 ISA
3Com netcard ISA
32x CD-ROM
3,5" Floppydrive
Microsoft Windows 95b OSR2


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 8:47 pm 
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Intel 66mhz
16mb (D?)ram
2gb HD
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standing right next to me :P


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 9:11 pm 
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I did have an old Packard Bell PC running Windows 95 but we took it to the tip ages ago, so my oldest machine is a E-Machines 930 running XP.

(Jan 2002) XP Gold
Specs: 1.9ghz Pentium 4
40GB HD
512mb Ram (Was 256)
CD Writer/DVD Player
64mb Video Card (Probably On-Board not sure)
56k Built-In modem.
Floppy Drive.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 9:45 pm 
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80386SX/16MHz
2MB RAM
2 50MB hard drives
one CD-ROM drive
one 3.5" floppy drive
Some ISA video card
Some ISA sound card
Generic AT keyboard,
Serial MS mouse
14" VGA monitor
Running MS-DOS 6.22 & Windows for Workgroups 3.11


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 10:04 pm 
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I did have a NEC computer i thiks was:
286 10 - 12mhz
25 meg hd
2 meg of ram or less
1 5.25 floppy drive
no mouse port or card
9 pin vga output
and it ran ms dos 3.1
but it broke and I was too lazy to fix it so it got taken away :oops:

The oldest I have now is a 633mhz PIII


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 10:10 pm 
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My oldest computer is an EPSON PC ... from about the mid-80's. It has dual 5.25" floppy drives, no hdd, a green/white monitor and MS-DOS 2.0 ... I'm not sure about its processor/RAM but I'm suspecting it could be a 286 or even an 8088. I haven't used it in a while, but I think it still works. :P

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 2:33 am 
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I used to have a ton of old 486/Pentium PCs (about 20) but my mom made me get rid of them

now this is the oldest pc

Compaq Presario xxxx
475mhz/256/3/32x

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 3:56 am 
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Macintosh LCII (1992)
CPU: 16 Mhz Motorola MC68030
RAM: 8MB
HD: 40 MB
OS: System 7.0.1

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    Apple 15" Color Monitor
    1.4 MB SuperDrive
    ADB Mouse / Keyboard
    External Microphone

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 6:19 am 
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An old XT clone (I have no idea what make):
8088 CPU
640kb of RAM
20MB HDD
2x 360k 5.25" floppy drives
PC DOS 3.3


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 1:34 pm 
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Everex Tempo 386SX
1MB (maybe 2MB) RAM
80MB Seagate HDD
3.5" Floppy Drive
5.25" Floppy Drive


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 4:25 pm 
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Mine has to be either my...

Mac Classic
4MB ram
CPU: Motorola MC68000
CPU Speed: 8 MHz

or my 386 sx
8mb ram?
160mb HDD
3.5" Floppy Disk Drive
5.25" Floppy Drive


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 5:28 pm 
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I actually have 2 Osborne-1 systems, however, the second one I have is 220v only, and I have no way to test it. The other one, however, works perfectly. I even have an original copy of CP/M, which functions perfectly.

I also have a Panasonic Senior-Partner, which is essentially a "suitcase PC"... Still works, but the built-in thermal printer is busted. :(


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 6:57 am 
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WORKING MICRO: Commodore C64 (198?)
WORKING PC: Amstrad PC1512SD (single 360K FDD, 8MHz, 512K RAM) - It's OK, but I don't have keyboard :(
I also have 100% working 286-12MHz, with some tuning and modding: 5MB of RAM, NPU, 4 HDDs (2xMFM - 20MB ST225, 43MB Nec, 2xIDE - 100MB Seagate, 170MB Quantum), three FDDs (one as spare with switch). There are both VGA and Herc graphics adapters and 8-bit sound card.

I have some parts of Soviet computing device (logic boards from 197x) and 6 modules from prototype of V7-box (with strange Fairchild 9090 CPU - Engineering sample).

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The oldest I have, which is not very old, is:

Compaq Laptop (c. 1998)
50MB RAM
2GB HDD (I think)
One Battery
One Floppy Drive
One CD Drive
Windows ME :shock:


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Oldest micro: Commodore 64G (German mfg., 198? (after 1987))
... or ...
Amiga A500 (German mfg+kbd, 198? (after 1987)) (Dunno, which is older, both of them are late-80's model.)

Oldest desktop PC:
XT, 8088 (NEC processor) w. 512KB. ram (no hdd/fdd currently)

Oldest notebook:
Toshiba T1000, Intel 80c88, 512KB. ram, Toshiba MS-DOS 2.11 in 256K ROM


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 12:18 am 
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Oldest PC:
Digital DEC 450d2 (modified)
Intel 486DX2/66MHz (originally AMD 50MHz)
2x4MB SIMM 72 pin RAM (only dedicated memory works)
3,5" Floppy Drive
220MB Seagate IDE HDD
Sound Blaster 16 compatible sound card (probably clone)
3COM EtherLink III Combo network card
48X LiteOn CD-ROM drive


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 1:07 am 
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My oldest pc...

CPU: P-III-733 MHz
RAM: 192 MB SDRAM
HDD: 10 GB WesternDigital
Gfx: nVidia Riva TNT2 Ultra M64
OS: Win 2k Server


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Mine's probably an old HP I have sitting in my closet...

CPU: AMD (around 400mhz)
HDD: 8GB
RAM: 64MB
CD-ROM Drive (ACER)
10/100 Network Card
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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 8:27 pm 
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Good old commodore 64 :wink:


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 12:34 am 
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My oldest PC (a laptop) I have is still in active use, downloading stuff off bittorent day after day. It is also a media center. I mentioned this PC before.

Toshiba Satellite Pro 490CDT
CPU: Pentium II 233Mhz
HDD: 3.9GB
RAM: 64MB
S3 ViRGE MX
Windows XP Media Center

This old thing, also had a floppy drive but I lost it.


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