What was your first computer? When and how much did it cost?

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  1. MaCk0y

    MaCk0y Maha Guru

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    My first experience with a PC was in 95 when my parents bought the first computer for my brother. It was a Gateway 2000 PC with I think a Pentium processor. IIRC, adjusted for inflation it cost around €3000. It came with a bunch of CD games including Tomb Raider II and also a National Geographic CD boxset which I still have to this day.
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  2. haste

    haste Maha Guru

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    The first one was Didaktik M / ZX Spectrum:
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    I've always wanted Amiga, but never got one :)

    Later we bought our first PC, which was 386SX 16 and 486DX2 66 after that.
     
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  3. jura11

    jura11 Ancient Guru

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    Ohh I went through the ZX Spectrum, Didaktik M(Slovak clone of ZX Spectrum),Commodore C64 and few ATARI 800 and Amigas as well

    Hope this helps

    Thanks, Jura
     
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  4. jura11

    jura11 Ancient Guru

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    Owned as well Didaktik M hahaha, still have one home, few Slovakian and Czech developers made great games that time, good old times, miss them

    Hope this helps

    Thanks, Jura
     
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    anticupidon Ancient Guru

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    Truth to be told, I realize that we are a bunch of young at heart dudes, but with white hair and old habits. A very nice way of saying old farts.
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  6. SplashDown

    SplashDown Master Guru

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    Ditto me 2 and same PC setup.
     
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    insp1re2600 Ancient Guru

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    and that was just the loading times!
     
  8. tty8k

    tty8k Master Guru

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    Z80 Spectrum clone 1st
    C64
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    Amiga 500
    Amiga 1200
    486 dx66

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    Edit: For some reason never had an Atari, always Amiga
    I know the music guys were mad about them for that midi port
     
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    rflair Don Commisso Staff Member

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    Atari 800 XL, 300 baud modem, was 'online' in 1985 on BBSs.
     
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    Dragondale13 Maha Guru

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    Hey! Some white hair, but who's counting!? :p:D
     
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    Dragondale13 Maha Guru

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    Those are some deep roots.
     
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    DannyD Ancient Guru

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    Very nice.:)
     
  13. jeffmorris

    jeffmorris Ancient Guru

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    My very first computer was Radio Shack TRS80 Model I in 1978 (I think). I had a few Tandy Color Computers, C64, Atari 1200, Tandy 1000, a few PC compatible computers, a few notebooks, and now I have one desktop and two notebooks.
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    First PC that I personally owned was in 1999. A Gateway with a P3 450mhz, 128mb, Voodoo3 3000, and a 13gb hard drive. That's when I said goodbye to consoles forever.
     
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    My dad had a 286 that he got from work back in the day and the first computer i bought for myself was a 486 with a 2MB ATI Mach64 card sometime in '94-95.
     
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    insp1re2600 Ancient Guru

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    First 1 an ABN pong game console
    - Colecovision game consule
    - C=64
    - AMIGA 500
    - PSX 1
    - Apple Macintosh Performa 6320
    - Power Mac G3 B&W
    - First windows PC, forgot the specs, some AMD Duron
     
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    mbk1969 Ancient Guru

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    Turbo indeed enabled! (afaik)
     
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