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Old 08-24-2004, 03:39 PM   #11 (permalink)
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well, my future kids are going to think that i'm crazy for paying $100 for an 80GB hard drive!

they'll be like . . . "you can get a 1TB HDD for $85!!"
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Old 08-24-2004, 03:46 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Actually Ive recently read of slashdot that some company is asialand is developing a 100TB Flash drive. They predict when they release it the drive will be around $500 with each media disk around $45.
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Old 08-24-2004, 04:01 PM   #14 (permalink)
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wow..lightning-fast!! lol

how would they rate my PC back in the eighties?
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i think the computers we use today, if we used them back then. no one would nkow about them because they would be top secret government things.
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Old 08-24-2004, 04:13 PM   #16 (permalink)
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i remeber when my dad built in 98...64MB MAN!!!!that was awsome for a vid card. a 4 gb drive man that was top of the line...hehehe, i can't even remeber what the cpu speed was! ahhh the good old days...
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Just for nostalgia:
Bleeding edge machines:

1992:

- 386/486, 4-8 MB RAM, VGA graphics, MS-DOS 5.x+ Windows 3.0

1993:

- 486/66 (along with a few lucky Pentium owners), 4-8 MB RAM, VGA graphics, MS-DOS 6.x + Windows 3.1/WFW

1994:

- P75/486DX-100, 8-16 MB RAM, SVGA graphics card capable of 16.7M colors, MS-DOS 6.x + Windows 3.1/WFW

1995:

- P133, 16-32 MB RAM, S3 ViRGE/ATI 3D Rage, Windows 95

1996:

- P200 MMX, 32 MB RAM, S3 ViRGE/ATI 3D Rage II + Voodoo card, Windows 95 OSR2

1997:

- PII 300, 64 MB RAM, ATI Rage Pro/NVIDIA RIVA 128 + Voodoo card, Windows 95 OSR2.1

1998:

- PII 450, 128 MB RAM, NVIDIA RIVA TNT + Dual Voodoo2 cards (SLI), Windows 98

1999:

- PIII 733/Athlon 700, 256 MB PC100, GeForce 256, Windows 98 SE

2000:

- P4 1.5 GHz/Athlon 1.1, 256 MB PC800/PC133, GeForce2 Ultra, Windows ME

2001:

- P4 2.0 GHz/Athlon XP 1900+, 512 MB PC800/PC2100, GeForce3 Ti 500 / Radeon 8500, Windows XP Pro

2002:

- P4 3.06 GHz HT (533FSB)/Athlon XP 3000+, 1 GB RAM, Radeon 9700 Pro, Windows XP Pro

2003:

- P4 3.0 GHz HT (800FSB)/Athlon 64 FX-51, 1 GB+ RAM, Radeon 9800 XT / GeForce FX 5950 Ultra, Windows XP Pro

We've come quite a long way.
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my dads business makes him do graphics stuff, and he would do that work at home, so when i told people i had a 4mb video card, they thought that my family were geeks . . .
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man I can't believe some guy wondered if that thing 'even had a 1gb hard drive' dude.....1gb hard drives were an INSANE amount of information to have up until like.....98 or so lol....I had a 63MHz Apple macintosh then upgraded to an crazy Pentium 133!!! Holy Shnikes! Just makes you wonder what will be available in 10 years. I can't wait to see what graphics look like in that long
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LOL . . . 3D!!!

the comp that we got in 2000 had a 10.2GB hard drive, which my dad thought was HUGE!
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