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Postby GrandmastaBizwacky » Sat Jun 15, 2002 3:04 pm

I was wondering who has the slowest PC in these forums. I dont mean some pc you justt put together out of spare parts for fun, I mean a Pc you actually use. Ill go first my Pc is an emachines retail with a 533mhz processer, 192mb of RAM, and an GeForce2 ti video card with 64 Mb of RAM. I use this as my main PC for gaming, surfing the internet and downloading things. Im currently building a new one thats much better but I dont have the $$ to finish it yet.
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Postby Hardware Junkie » Sat Jun 15, 2002 3:57 pm

I've got an old 486 DX 2-66 I use for low level formatting and other tasks...
I've got a 200MMX running as a backup test server..
A 433Mhz Celeron running for my sister upstaires...
A 500Mhz AMD K6-2 running my FTP and HTTP server...

I've got 2 other computers that are more up-to-date but are hardly ancient that I use for other things.

I've got a few other systems lying around that are inert these days but have been used in the past...
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Postby datektrader21 » Sat Jun 15, 2002 4:10 pm

just think soon a day will come when this 1.4ghz system i have will be the slowest thing around.
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Postby useless comment » Sat Jun 15, 2002 4:15 pm

I've got an old IBM PS/2 35 - SX(20MHz)that I use every once in a while to play some old dos games or test out some C code on.
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Postby paramufay » Sat Jun 15, 2002 6:07 pm

I win this hands down. My everyday pc is a NEC 150 mhz,80 mb ram,4 mb video card SB 16 and 24 x cd rom. 2X cd burner.

BTW wheres my prize? :lol:
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Postby Hardware Junkie » Sat Jun 15, 2002 6:09 pm

Your prize is shame... :?
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Postby Aibohphobia » Sat Jun 15, 2002 6:34 pm

This isn't the computer I use yet, but one I recently got to fix up, but will probably keep in the end. Well, it sure aint slow, but this is the system specs on the last computer i've held in my hands, and oh was it a joy:

Packard Bell Legend 30CD Supreme
80486-SX2-50MHZ CPU
420mb HD
4mb of RAM, upgradeable to 64mb
512kmb of video memory, upgradable to a whopping 1mb!
9600baud modem

Top-Of-The-Line I tell ya. Not many people understand that ISA is ground-breaking technology that just hasn't been put to its potential *yet*, and this computer has 4 ISA slots! I was thinking of doing something like this . I figure I could get it to match my XP1800+ after doing this, and then it would be the computer I would use :lol: .
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Postby Hardware Junkie » Sun Jun 16, 2002 5:42 pm

You laugh now, but when you consider that the thing could be turned into a Ghz machine, its no laughing matter... 8) 8) 8)
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Postby ThEvil0nE » Sun Jun 16, 2002 6:50 pm

I have an 8362-A53 IBM Network Station 1000 RS/6000 Microcode

PowerPC 603 Processor
Serial and parallel port
Standard PC-type keyboard, two-button mouse, three-button mouse support available
4/16Mb Token-ring or 10/100Mb Ethernet
Smartcard with T=1 hardware support (software support not available)
16-bit business audio
32MB or 64MB base memory
S3 trio 64 V2DX Video
Optional L2 Cache, 512K SRAM

Bought this thing by mistake at ubid auction. I could have posted pictures but friend borrowed cam. The thing stands like a PS2. Maybe Mr. HardwareJunkie will fill us up with some pictures and some infos :lol:

Almost forgot... I have a Compaq Presario 1215 notebook that runs on Cyrix 100MHz and a broken lcd screen but still in very very good shape. Only used them for 3 months when my daughter smashed the lcd :(
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Postby effika » Sun Jun 16, 2002 7:06 pm

Well... I've got a Tandy 1000 EX that I still actually use! It sits in my room and I use it for gaming (well, it was once state-of-the-art), keeping track of my class notes, keeping a journal, and keeping track of all my cd's and books. The modem somehow doesn't want to function anymore, or else I'd be finding ways to use it to browse the net.

My beloved Tandy 1000 EX's specs:

8088 16-bit Intel processor, 4.77/7.16 Mhz switchable
5 1/4 floppy drive
640K of Ram
Tandy graphics and sound
A /16/ color monitor!
And I think a 300baud modem, not quite sure.

The other comp besides this one in my room is a Compaq. I call it Oldpaq. Here are it's specs:

450Mhz AMD K6-2 processor
20 gig HDD
2Megs on-board ATI Rage Pro graphics
Some sort of on-board Yamaha sound that lets me hear the HDD clicking and other stuff like that... :-(
on-board ethernet
256 Megs of Ram
A CNR and an ISA slot
some pci slots, I'm too lazy to check...

Not the slowest, but it certainly gets laggy when trying to play Unreal Tournament over the lan (I stole the good video card outta it).
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