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What was you FIRST EVER PC and how many times have you upgraded since?


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Just thought it would be interesting to look back hehe... MY FIRST EVER (1998 ) Intel Celeron 300AMHz (slot1 interface) PC Chips motherboard (forgot the ...

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    Default What was you FIRST EVER PC and how many times have you upgraded since?


    Just thought it would be interesting to look back hehe...

    MY FIRST EVER (1998 )

    Intel Celeron 300AMHz (slot1 interface)
    PC Chips motherboard (forgot the model number na hehe)
    128MB RAM
    Western Digital 3.2GB hard drive
    Intel i740 8MB AGP video card

    SECOND COMING (2002)

    Intel Celeron 1.2GHz
    512MB RAM
    ASUS motherboard w/ integrated video
    10GB Seagate Barracuda

    THIRD TIME'S A CHARM (2008-present)

    Here's my main rig:
    MSI P45 Platinum (FSB 1600)
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200
    2GB Corsair DDR2 PC6400
    EVGA GeForce GTX 260 (2 in SLI)
    SILVERSTONE OP1000-E 1000W

    and the secondary, which my sister uses:
    MSI G31M3-F w/ integrated video
    Intel Core 2 Duo E4600
    1GB Kingston DDr2 PC6400

    And through those years, kaduha ra jud tawn ga elis ug monitor. First was a 15" DTS CRT monitor and a 17" Samsung CRT Flat monitor.

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    1st PC: 1997 (lasted only a year)

    from what i remember lng is its intel celeron... mao lng jud na ako ma remember

    2nd PC: 2004 - december 2008

    Intel P4 3.2Ghz
    Intel d915gav motherboard
    Asus 6200 GT 256Mb 64bit - change to Inno3d 8400 GS 256Mb 64bit ddr2 (june 200
    80Gb samsung HDD 7200 SATA - change to 160Gb samsung 7200 SATA (july 200
    samsung DVD combo
    1Gb pqi ddr400
    17" viewsonic CRT - change to 19" AOC LCD (november 200
    Trendsonic iShuffle casing w/ generic PSU
    Logitech keyboard and mouse (classic)

    3rd PC: december 2008

    Intel E7300 2.66Ghz OC'ed to 3.5Ghz
    Asus P5Q motherboard (FSB1600)
    Inno3d 9600 GT OC 512Mb 256bit ddr3
    500Gb seagate 7200 SATA
    Kingston 2x2Gb ddr2 800 value ram
    xigmatek CPU cooler 964
    OCZ memory cooler
    Asus DVD combo w/ lightscribe
    Trendsonic WIZZARD casing
    Silverston ST50F PSU 500W
    Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse
    Altec Lansing VS4221 2.1 speakers
    Viewsonic 22" LCD

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    First PC: April 2008

    -Intel Pentium4 1.8GHZ
    -Asus Mainboard
    -256MB memory
    -40GB HDD
    -Built-in video, sound
    -15" Samsung monitor(with slight defect sa display)

    ni retire intawn ni kay naigo sa kilat...i was playing Dota and all of the sudden the lightning striked poof.... napawng ang computer wala na ni boot bisag unsaon

    2nd rig: May 2008 up to present
    -Intel PentiumD 920 2.8GHZ
    -Foxconn 45cmx mainboard
    -2GB memory
    -160 HDD, inno3d 8600GT, Samsung DVD writer, Silverstone ST50F
    -Still using the monitor of my first dead rig...(planning to upgrade to 19" widescreen LCD)

    mao ra jud ni ako ma share kay pobre intawn ko...kwartahan pa ang manghihilot nako

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    THE FIRST(1996)
    Intel Pentium MMX 166Mhz
    16MB Ram
    1MB S3 Video Card
    1.53 GB HD
    15" CRT Monitor
    16x CDROM Drive

    THE NEXT(2001)
    Intel Pentium 4 1.8 Ghz
    Asus Mobo
    128MB RDRAM
    64MB Video Card
    Seagate 40GB HD IDE
    17" Viewsonic CRT Monitor
    24x CD-Writer

    V3(2003)
    Intel Pentium 4 2.6Ghz HT
    Intel D865PERL
    1GB(2*512) Kingston DDR-333
    256 MB GeForce FX 5600
    80GB Seagate HD IDE
    17" Viewsonic CRT Monitor then upgraded to 17" Samsung 740N
    Canon Flatbed Scanner
    Altec Lansing ATP3

    THE FOURTH (2005)
    Intel Pentium D 2.8Ghz
    Asrock 775 Dual-VSTA
    1GB(2*512) Kingston DDR2-667
    Geforce 7300GT PCIE
    WD 250GB HD SATA
    Dual 17" Samsung 740N
    DVD Writer
    A4Tech X708

    THE CURRENT (2008 )
    Intel C2Q Q6600 @ 3.2Ghz
    Abit IP35 Pro
    Silverstone ST75ZF
    Zalman CNPS 9700NT
    8GB 2x Team Elite 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2-800
    Inno3D 8800GTS 512MB DDR3
    Seagate 1TB Barracuda 7200.11
    Dual 22" Samsung SyncMaster 2232GW
    Coolermaster Stacker 832SE
    Aerocool Silverlightning 120mm Fans
    Xigmatek Darkknight 120mm Fans
    A4Tech X710F & KLS-23MU
    Altec Lansing VS2421
    Samsung DVD Writer
    Vista Ultimate x64 SP1
    Last edited by DrE; 01-30-2009 at 10:13 AM. Reason: added specs.

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    First computer (1994)
    -IBM Clone 386 with dot matrix printer and nongraphic based crt.

    Second computer (1999)
    - P4 1.6
    - 512mb mem
    - 20gb hard disk
    - LG 17 inch crt
    - LG cd player
    - on board graphics
    - on board sound
    - on board modem

    Third computer (2000)
    - P4 1.8
    - 512mb mem
    - 40gb hard disk
    - Nvidia 32mb vid card
    - LG cd/dvd player
    - on board sound
    - on board modem
    - Altec Lansing Speakers

    Current computer (2005)
    - AMD64 FX-60 2.6ghz
    - Asus A8N32-SLI motherboard
    - 3gb memory OCZ DDR
    - 2 TB hard disk Seagate Barr
    - 2 256mb Nvidia Evga Geforce 7800 GTX SLI
    - Creative SB X-Fi soundcard
    - Creative 2.1 Inspire T3100
    - Logitech FreePulse
    - Logitech G5
    - Antec P8
    - 850W Silverstone Zeus
    - Zalman CNPS 9700NT
    - 4 80mm Nexus
    - 2 120mm Nexus
    - Plextor CD/DVD burner
    - Dell 24 inch lcd monitor
    - Windows 2003 OS

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    1st family pc was a 286 66MHz computer, hehehe. 4MB pa ang memory adto niya and CGA video card...

    when it broke, instead of buying parts, my father gave me instead a very heavy book on computer repair and maintenance. and dats how i learned repairing, hehehe...

    served us well...

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    Nevermind the date !!!
    - commodore
    - apple II
    - 286
    - 386 xt
    - P166 mmx
    and so on and so fort ....
    ALONE:Hated and Punished

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    i think 486 to among pc sauna, 16MB mem, 400+ MB harddisk

    win 3.1 pa to at first, nya ni switch mi later on to win 95.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BadDudes View Post
    Nevermind the date !!!
    - commodore
    - apple II
    - 286
    - 386 xt
    - P166 mmx
    and so on and so fort ....

    bata pa gyud ka boss


    as for the first PC which i could call "mine", it was a P4 1.8ghz w/ intel d845e mobo, 256mb ram, geforce2 ti bought last 2001. the 1st pc i played games like dune2,x-wing,rott,dott,etc was my father's 386 clone (by amd, around 1993) w/ 5mb ram, later on upgraded to 486dx w/ creative cdrom + sound blaster

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    I cannot remember the complete details anymore but here goes

    First ever PC was like a 286/386 66Mhz system then upgraded to a PI-200Mhz along with the entire system thats when my interest in computers and overclocking started ( with the PI-200Mhz )

    Next up
    Intel P3-667
    Asus P3C-2000
    256MB RAM
    Geforce 1 DDR 32MB
    SCSI 4x CD Writer

    .... post will be edited once i remember my ancient stuff hehehe

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