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Old 11-28-09, 03:15 PM   #1
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Who has the worst computer?

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700mhz imac g3
768mb ram
80gb hdd
running 10.4.11

this computer was built in 2001 and im STILL using it as my main computer because id rather spend m money on bike stuff..and its really not that bad except for the fact that youtube videos play at about 5 fps. can anyone outdo me?
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Old 11-28-09, 03:37 PM   #2
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Old 11-28-09, 03:40 PM   #3
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He only uses it to play solitaire and minesweeper, but my dad is still using an old Packard Bell 386 with Windows for Workgroups. A whole 6mb ram and 30mb hard drive
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Old 11-28-09, 03:42 PM   #4
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I forgot about my laptop.

Gateway laptop 3 or 4 years old (I fergit)
around 80 gig HD
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O/S Ubuntu (used to have winXP)
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Old 11-28-09, 04:02 PM   #5
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Sony Vaio laptop... something or other... that I modified well beyond specs.

P3 500mhz or there abouts
2x 256mb SD133
80gb hard drive
windows XP
15" screen


originally it was

P3 500Mhz
1x 128MB
20GB hard drive
windows ME
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Old 11-28-09, 04:08 PM   #6
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hehe

Compaq Presario
X86 Family 6, model 5
130,612 Ram
Win 2000
9.3 Gb hard drive (LOL)

not even bothering to look up any more info.

hehe - needless to say I cannot really even run any games purchased from the "bottom of the bucket, basement bin" $2.99 from Wal-Mart on this as the graphic card is Direct X <5.0 (circa 1999) hehe.

But I'm not messing with it or updating it. It runs. Period. My next one will be better, but I have other things to deal with first.

So until then, I swear at it and shut it down when it becomes a snail ...

Oooo but I have one schmoking A: drive on here!
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Old 11-28-09, 04:11 PM   #7
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9 gig harddrive!? I think my crackberry maybe has more capacity than that.
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9 gig harddrive!? I think my crackberry maybe has more capacity than that.

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Pipe down thar Junior!

Google Queen makes the most out of her, < cough > less than adequate Gigs ....
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Hehe, ok Mommy.
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Old 11-28-09, 04:46 PM   #10
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My computer is dead. so I win.
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Um, are you posting telepathically then?
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Um, are you posting telepathically then?
k, that one was good for a good schmerky snarky laugh heheheh



OH, and that MOMMY comment can just go away. grrrrrrr
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Old 11-28-09, 05:02 PM   #13
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I thought you adopted me, mommy?
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Atari 1040, 2 megs of RAM, 8 megahertz processor, 720 kb floppy, no hard drive, 12" color monitor. Bought new in 1986. Actually only used as a novelty now, but it is sure different to see a 'pooter boot up in less than 10 seconds!
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Old 11-28-09, 05:15 PM   #15
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My old p2/266 lappy got retired in favor of a P4HT/3.4GHz, so I can't play any more.

It's still in the closet and works 100%, though. Was my primary machine until a couple of weeks ago,

Toshiba Tecra 8000
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Atari 1040, 2 megs of RAM, 8 megahertz processor, 720 kb floppy, no hard drive, 12" color monitor. Bought new in 1986. Actually only used as a novelty now, but it is sure different to see a 'pooter boot up in less than 10 seconds!
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No hard drive!!! Shades of the 70's!!!! I grew up on Dos - with 10'1/2" floppies using a WANG (color monitor??? HA - Monochrome!!!), then going into the 5-1/4" flops loading software, oops, let out how old I am
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No hard drive!!! Shades of the 70's!!!! I grew up on Dos - with 10'1/2" floppies using a WANG (color monitor??? HA - Monochrome!!!), then going into the 5-1/4" flops loading software, oops, let out how old I am
Yeah, but that set-up sure beat the hell out of an IBM Selectric II...
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Yeah, but that set-up sure beat the hell out of an IBM Selectric II...
I'm going to kick myself - but will add that in High School - I had a typing course - on cast iron typewriters where you had the returns - (now keep in mind - I went to a school out in the sticks) but I do remember some standard classroom tests ---- a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a;a; ... <return> hehe it was a drill on those things. And yes I do remember the IBM Selectric that had a small memory. It was the lucky secretary at that time to have one of them, ooooh and then it went to the IBM Standalone! You were truely the beneficiary of higher level power if you received one of them, versus where I had to schedule a 1/2 hour time on that dam WANG - with another 50 plus administrative people then.

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and the other people I worked with were on RadioShak powered stuff. Ahhh yes - good times
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Atari 1040, 2 megs of RAM, 8 megahertz processor, 720 kb floppy, no hard drive, 12" color monitor. Bought new in 1986. Actually only used as a novelty now, but it is sure different to see a 'pooter boot up in less than 10 seconds!
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Very cool! I had an Atari 520st expanded to 1mb with 2 external 360kb floppy drives and a monochrome monitor (I would hook it up to a TV when I wanted or needed color to run a game). Ahh the days of the OS being stored on a ROM chip. I really wish I had kept that machine!
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I still have my Atari 130XE - 128k ram and 1.79mhz! I think the 5 1/4" floppy drive stored 127k.
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Very cool! I had an Atari 520st expanded to 1mb with 2 external 360kb floppy drives and a monochrome monitor (I would hook it up to a TV when I wanted or needed color to run a game). Ahh the days of the OS being stored on a ROM chip. I really wish I had kept that machine!
hehe - the days when you kept 3 copies of every single one of your floppies that housed the software and data!!
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hehe - the days when you kept 3 copies of every single one of your floppies that housed the software and data!!
Seriously! Those 3 1/2" disks were durable though! I still have all of my ST disks. About two years ago I actually downloaded an emulator that let me read ST disks through my PC's 3 1/2" drive and all of my disks were still in tact (at about 20 years old!). Unfortunately my current PC doesn't have a floppy drive so I can no longer read disks that way . I've thought about getting a 3 1/2" drive for my current PC.
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I still have the hard plastic disks that existed in 2000/2001 somewhere.
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