I recently built a high-performance media-center/gaming PC and it got me thinking. I think it’d be cool to document the timeline of our desktop/home computers.
Here is mine, please leave a comment with your timeline (what you can remember anyways), as I’m curious to see what the readers are/have been using.
~1996 -Acer Familiy Computer – 100Mhz, 16 MB RAM, 1 GB Hard Drive
~1999 -HP Pavilion (My first computer) – 500Mhz Celeron, 196 MB RAM, 10 GB Hard Drive, Geforce 400 MX
~2002 -Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop – 2.4GHz P4, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB Hard Drive, Radeo 7500 64MB
~2003 -Custom Built Desktop to replace HP, AMD Athlon XP 2200+, 512 MB RAM, 40GB Hard Drive, Geforce 5200FX 128MB
~2006 -Macbook 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo, 2GB Ram, 160GB Hard Drive
~2007 -Custom Built Desktop to replace last custom – 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, 2x – 320GB Hard Drives, 2x Geforce 7600 GT OC
~2008 -Mac Mini 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM, 80GB Hard Drive
~2008 -Custome Built Desktop for media center/Gaming – 3.33GHz Core 2 Duo running at 4GHz 24/7, 8GB RAM, 320GB Hard Drive, 3x Geforce GTX260 Core 216 Superclocked Edition 896MB RAM/each
The evolution is great to look at, please follow the same format as I am interested to see the evolution for the readers of this blog.