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 PostPost subject: What is the oldest computer you own        Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:09 am 
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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:23 am 
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My oldest "computer" is a DEC VT100 terminal from the late 70s. It's not technically a computer, just got some very basic logic in it.

My oldest proper computer is a Macintosh, the 512K ram model.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:07 am 
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oldest pc... well i have 2

1st, my best old pc is a 1Ghz P3 with 512mb ram and a 160gb hdd drive that does some traveling between my main one and my old one, and it runs Windows Vista Ulitmate Sp1 fine, that might be because of the Asus Radeon 9200se 128mb thats on there.

my other one is an Amiga! a Commodore 64 thing, it has 3 floppy drives and runs perfectly still.


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I think the oldest system I own is an old Apple IIc with a 9 Inch Monochrome (Green on Black) monitor, a built in Keyboard, a Mouse IIc, a printer, the manuals, and all the old software (including "Mouse Paint"). Unfortunately the Monitor doesn't work but I'm pretty sure the system unit still powers on at least.

I also have an old Panosonic Sr. Partner, which also has a Green on Black Monochrome Display, and it has two 5.25 Inch 360K Floppy Disk Drives, but it might be newer than the Apple IIc.

The oldest laptop I own is a Tandy, with a Monochrome EGA LCD Display, a Keyboard, a 1.44 MB Floppy Disk Drive, a (40 MB???) Hard Drive, MS-DOS 6.00 (Upgraded from MS-DOS 5.0 before I got it), Windows 3.00a, and lot's of old Abandonware, including old games. Unfortunately, I could never get a serial mouse to work with it, even though the system has a serial port.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:15 pm 
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Well my oldest PC used to be a 486. But it broke. My oldest PC was then, a Pentium. But it broke. My oldest PC then, was a Pentium 3. But it broke. It seems all my old hardware has broken. However I did get an Aptiva recently which, having a 500MHz K6-2 processor, is the oldest PC I currently have.

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:31 pm 
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an i286 with a 10mb hdd and 4mb ram
I don't remember, but I know that it's really old.

Other than that, i have a i386 and a i486 computer. I also have a pentium pro chip, 10+ P3 chips, 3 P4 CPU, 2 athlon 64 cpu, a P4 computer, a semprom computer.
a couple of old motherboards and 10 sticks of 128/256mb SDRAM.
All of the are old, if i aquire 10 P3 Motherboard, I could have 10 P3 computers :P


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:48 pm 
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My oldest PC is pentium with 32mb ram and 200mb HDD.


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Oldest that I own currently? Pentium III 700MHz with 128MB ram.

I do also own a Sparc Pizzabox, but currently not running because I lost it's secure boot device while moving.

Old computers that I have owned....that would be a list that would take several days to read :P

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we have a gray box that runs windows 3.1... it couldnt run 95 without extreme lag so it must be pretty crappy. i might just get the sledgehammer out and have some fun ;)


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I still have my old computer running Windows 98 (used to be Windows 95 back in the 'days), with 48.0MB RAM, 5GB HDD, etc.. It does lags alot~


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I still have a HP Pavilion 6630 running Windows 98 well from 2000.


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Used to have an old box, i know it had 36mb ram but not sure of other specs. it ran win3.x fine then got upg'd to win95, ran that fine aswell :)

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My oldest computer is a Tandy TRS-80 and my oldest PC is a Thomson TO16 XP-DD (with 2 5"1/4 FDD and one 20MB HDD) :)

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My oldest computer is not too old. It's one I custom built out of spare parts. It has an 866MHz Pentium III, 512MB RAM and a 40GB Hard Drive. All encased in a White and Silver case with a CD Drive. A 1998 Compaq CRT is used for viewing the wonderful Windows XP... I say this, but the PC is currently out of operation (Not that it would do much if it was in operation, since it is the worst PC out of 5 others :P)


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I have a Commodore 64. It works again!


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A notebook... 486 with 75MHz? Don't know exactly and 16 MB ram... Designed for Windows 95, running Windows 98.
Another notebook.. Pentium 1 with 120MhZ and 48 MB ram... Designed for Windows 95, running Windows Me (I wanted 2000 but the Xircom network adapter (originally bought on ebay for 50 EUR (101 DM)) does not work with NT-systems :( )


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A notebook... 486 with 75MHz? Don't know exactly and 16 MB ram... Designed for Windows 95, running Windows 98.
Another notebook.. Pentium 1 with 120MhZ and 48 MB ram... Designed for Windows 95, running Windows Me (I wanted 2000 but the Xircom network adapter (originally bought on ebay for 50 EUR (101 DM)) does not work with NT-systems :( )


My friend's dad have a laptop it run Windows 3.1. It works again, but the monitor doesn't show the colours (only black and white).. I think it has 16MB RAM but I dont'know what CPU..


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My friend's dad have a laptop it run Windows 3.1. It works again, but the monitor doesn't show the colours (only black and white).. I think it has 16MB RAM but I dont'know what CPU..


My cousin used to have a DOS 6 Toshiba laptop running Windows 3.11. I remember thinking it was really cool since I'd never encountered a laptop before (We had a Windows 95 Desktop at the time, which was our first computer). My parents used to have a Commodore 64 in the early 90's that had a golf game.

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It was AMD K6 300, 32 MB RAM, Hercules Terminator, Shuttle Motherboard. I bought first mothns of 1998


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