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6f1c87188151ed43a8508196d3fcd227 - old school pc ads.
10MB Drive for $ 3398.00
Today you can get a 1TB drive for $ 85.00
1TB is about 100,000 times larger than 10MB

a1a274dbc534b15dab5103f89df2bffe - old school pc ads.
This is an early Laptop, with 64K of memory
Today laptops have 2 to 4 Gig of memory
4GB is about 64,000 times larger than 64K

9002944f7541ed224b8f71f2ca0755f9 - old school pc ads.
Here are two disk systems, 80MB for $ 12K and 300MB for $ 20K
Today you can get a DVD that holds 4Gig for $ .75 each
A 4GB DVD is about 14 times larger than a 300MB Disk

7351ddf8135aef147fdef5e9270aa52a - old school pc ads.
Here is a 16K RAM Memory Card, $ 495.00
Today you can get 4GB RAM for $ 99.00
4GB Ram is about 256,000 times larger than 16K

4432ebef7027162f3d214ecdc86b8adc - old school pc ads.
This is an early modem, delivering 4800 BPS
Modems today deliver 56K
56K is about 12 times faster

a2c4ed342a4cdc35bfb185a500ab085f - old school pc ads.
This early PC is offering dual floppy drives and 128K of RAM
Today PC’s have between 2 to 4 GB RAM
4GB RAM is about 32,000 times larger than 128K

Yes this was my first video game system. Yes those are the joy sticks.
Todays game systems are far more advances in graphics, controllers, etc.

23d793b80b773e963e6c1d8743f5e529 - old school pc ads.
Here is another early laptop, this one can expand up to 640KB RAM
Today laptops have 2 to 4 Gig of memory
4GB is about 6,000 times larger than 640KB

ee7296aab951a11b82708ad58eb9613c - old school pc ads.
Checkout this Amiga, promoting the quality of graphics it can produce.

5b5cdbb1e063d1554f0ddd380312bb22 - old school pc ads.
Apple does it again, 5Mhz with 1MB RAM
Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM
3Ghz is 600 times faster and 4GB RAM is 4000 times larger than 1MB RAM

49b3b2c08f86da3cef651d417e831c22 - old school pc ads.
This ATARI Computer has 48K or RAM and offers 128 colors
Today PC’s have 4GB RAM and offer 32 Bit color which is 4.2 billion colors

da9a2cf1f1328ac938a29141ffb2f95e - old school pc ads.
The TRS-80 was produced in the late 70’s and early 80’s with 1.7Mhz processor and 4KB RAM
Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM
3Ghz is 1700 times faster and 4GB RAM is 1 Million times larger than 4KB RAM

f489d5d54a23c6e7c8c321ca6dbdc68d - old school pc ads.
This early pc offered a 13" screen for just $ 3300.00

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I’m not sure about the specs, but this looks more like a typewritter

59ea027f11cb9606f34d082dbec5cbde - old school pc ads.
The price is coming down, this pc offeres 4KB RAM for only $ 249.00

de6ca1b3558ffbf4b6f140921d350358 - old school pc ads.
The ACE1000 offers 64KRAM and includes upper and lower case keys, plus num lock
Today pc’s offer 4GB RAM and all include shift keys plus num lock
4GB is about 6,000 times larger than 640KB

2282f26af90c3ad1078dcf422b6d85bb - old school pc ads.
Get up and running right with this PC, offering 4K RAM and a cassette player
I’m not sure you can even buy cassette’s anymore

1c12730ae85170c7deb24eccea29fa96 - old school pc ads.
This was the latest and greatest in laptop design
How would you like to carry that around during school

42675cc0dd27d2f899b6ef47ea7db934 - old school pc ads.
The TRS-80 was produced in the late 70’s and early 80’s with 1.7Mhz processor and 4KB RAM
Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM
3Ghz is 1700 times faster and 4GB RAM is 1 Million times larger than 4KB RAM

4a5b4ce1879ef57cf0cf3cea510bee66 - old school pc ads.
How about another 10MB Hard Drive for $ 3,495.00
Today you can get a 1TB drive for $ 85.00
1TB is about 100,000 times larger than 10MB

2fb98e8be029a7c9003632bcda630ea7 - old school pc ads.
One of Mac’s early computers, offeres 32 Bit Processor

f2017a0b876efc74138e258435eaa04b - old school pc ads.
Here’s a 15MB Hard Drive for $ 2,495.00, the price is coming down
Today you can get a 1TB drive for $ 85.00
1TB is about 69,000 times larger than 15MB

9ae1bc11625e5ca271973c34ed565b5e - old school pc ads.
This Tandy 5000 offers a blazing 20Mhz processor and 2MB RAM
Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM
3Ghz is 150 times faster and 4GB RAM is 2000 times larger than 2MB RAM

5d5c6f9e1bb9519b4d14fe05a07fd8fc - old school pc ads.
Here’s a PC in a breifcase, complete with modem and 5" monitor.
Today pc’s don’t have to plug the whole phone in, just the phone line and have up 22"+ monitors.

eba7a42dbb5ad800d9d219bfb502c236 - old school pc ads.
Checkout the joysticks and other options that come with this pc

095bb49217b554196a7c13fadac68fbb - old school pc ads.
Produced in early 80’s, the VIC-20 came with 5KB RAM
Today pc’s come with 4GB RAM
4GB is about 838,000 times larger than 5KB

7c1a54459d1d7ac7a00be36c2c3b2ce8 - old school pc ads.
For only $ 999.00 you can get this pc that offers 384K RAM and 20Mb Hard Disk Card.
Today pc’s come with 4GB RAM and 500+ GB Drives
4GB is about 10,000 times larger than 384KB RAM and 500 GB drive is about 25000 times larger than 20Mb

b71ce005508e109db5063c870387e4e5 - old school pc ads.
Here’s a basic pc that offered 4K RAM that you had to hook up to a TV

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Another personal pc that offeres 4K RAM for under $ 199.95, but didn’t come with a monitor.

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The ZX81 offered 1K RAM but expanded up to 16K RAM and could hook up to any TV
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Posted: 2010-10-07 01:46:51

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  • mostafagalal - replied 2010-10-12 11:24:33
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    On a related note:



    See what they did there?
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    • SuDoku - replied 2010-10-12 11:27:55
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      No. No I did not..


      Wait a second....
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  • pureawesomeness - replied 2010-10-12 09:43:47
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    wow, and i complained at how much my pc was! :o
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    • SuDoku - replied 2010-10-12 11:32:23
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      Yeah I know, and you still can't find you're bleeding mic!! :)
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      • pureawesomeness - replied 2010-10-12 11:56:34
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        That would be due to a lack off money because of the extortionate prices of my pc

        I'll try and get one soon :P
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        • SuDoku - replied 2010-10-12 12:23:29
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          Good then you don't have to listen to me and others shout abuse at each other. You can join in :D
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  • DarkicoN13 - replied 2010-10-12 11:12:28
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    3,398 for 10 MB?! holy sh*t
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  • axlarry - replied 2010-10-12 14:00:02
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    wait a few more years and maybe I can buy a laptop for $1
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  • BEASTY - replied 2010-12-30 04:52:37
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    this is the first true computer, Colossus and with a price of a million pounds each it is roughly equivalent by this scale, about a million of these = 1 normal laptop
    colussusblech - old school pc ads.


    300px turingbombebletchleypark - old school pc ads.

    it was so big that it acctuly took up about a 10m by 10m room and more, there was 7 of them built to crack the lorense cypher German enigma code, and yes the man who built it Alan Turing
    KFig6 turing

    he was gay, all u homophobes on the internet get out, lol
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