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Old 01-20-2004, 11:51 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Hmmm... flashback... My mom bought a Mac Classic, somewhere around 89-90 I'd say. I fiddled a lot on this machine. Mostly gaming and Hypercard... and of course, MacPaint and MacDraw!

Later, at my dad's, I had 2 386 SX 33 desktops one after another. They both had 4Mb of Ram (which stick was bigger than a 256Mb one I have now!), 2 SCSI 40Mb HDs for the first one, 1 SCSI 137Mb hard drive in the 2nd... 14" and 15" VGA display... PC Speaker only. DOS 6.2 with 4DOS and even windows 3.1 on my second one! I used these one mostly for gaming (Pinball Dream, Stunts, Wolfenstein) and experimenting .BAT files.

I don't know the exact date I got the first one, but I think it was about around the 1st gen Pentium era...

I finally got up to date when I bought my current machine 2 years ago.

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Old 01-20-2004, 12:10 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally posted by chrönik04
a no name 286 w/ around 12mhz & under 20meg hdd. no soundcard, no windows, it did however have a 640x480 vga mon.. able to play wolfenstein 3d

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Old 01-20-2004, 03:00 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Cherubimon_3.20
Yes the IIe had color screen, anything below that did not
WHOA!!! You must of been really rich to get have a colour screen. I was using this GREEN monitor for about 6 years with the Apple II+.

We did have a TV Out Box for when I was living in the states, but that would only work on NTSC signals.


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