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LOL First pre-built you bought - specs, year, price, events

Discussion in 'General' started by oscy, 18 Sep 2020.

  1. _crazy_crazy_

    _crazy_crazy_ mi mum say's that i'm special

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    Year: 1996

    Bought From: somewhere

    Price:~400 000.00$ +/- 3000€ (even the currency used at the time no longer exists xD)

    Branding:compaq

    CPU: 166MHz Intel Pentium w/MMX

    Cooler: stock passive one

    Motherboard: some oem one

    GPU:??

    RAM: upgraded to 48mb

    PSU:eek:em

    OS: windows 95

    Storage: 2gb quantum bigfoot (big hdd like optical drive big )

    RGB: so cute..... but it had a hdd usage led and power led

    Case sexiness rating: awesome black sff'ish

    Miscellaneous:

    Why the hell did you buy it?: wanted one xD

    Did anything die or go wrong?:the monitor died but its still functional

    Did you (and how did you) upgrade it into respectability?:

    Where is it now?:parents house rocking as a old games "dos box"
     
  2. enbydee

    enbydee Active Member

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    P2 wasn't released till 1997 :p
     
  3. Big Elf

    Big Elf Oh no! Not another f----ing elf!

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    Year: 1992

    Bought From: AJP Computers

    Price: £1400

    Branding: AJP

    CPU: DX33

    Cooler: Passive

    Motherboard: No idea

    GPU: On Board

    RAM: 8MB (£140 upgrade)

    PSU: Standalone

    OS: Windows 3.11

    Storage: 130MB Conner Hard Drive, 1.44MB Floppy

    RGB: B/W TFT (or whatever laptop screens were in those days)

    Case sexiness rating: -100

    Miscellaneous:

    Why the hell did you buy it?: Needed a laptop as I’d started travelling round the UK

    Did anything die or go wrong?: Floppy failed within 3 years

    Did you (and how did you) upgrade it into respectability?: Stuffed in a bigger Floppy

    Where is it now?: Bin

    Prior to that had a Spectrum (Microdrives, thermal printer, upgraded keyboard and all) and Amstrad PCW812
     
  4. oscy

    oscy Well-Known Member

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    Jealous.
     

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