My first computer was a Commodore 64 where I learned to write POKE and SPRITE from the manual. But it would still be a few years before I got into computers.
In my freshman year in college, I convinced my parents to buy me an IBM PS/2 Model 30. It was a 286 with 1MB ram, 20GB hard drive, and 3 ISA slots. I used that for a couple years, then gave upgraded it with a 386SX/NOW upgrade chip and maxed its memory so my brother could use it in college.
- 8MB RAM
- 486SLC/2 50MHz CPU
- 212MB SCSI drive
- 2.88MB floppy
- Microchannel bus (no fighting with interrupts)
About 4 years ago, I upgraded the Model 57SLC2 with a system board of a Model 77i. This boosted me to:
- 486DX4 100MHz CPU
- IDE on board
- S3 onboard video
How about some pictures of this baby (before it saw it’s demise in the Wake County recycling dump)?