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Oh wow, how far we've come!

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February 12, 2010 7:34:38 AM

Check out these vids I found online:

1995: "The Gamer's PC" from Computer Chronicles


1998: The Screen Saver's "Ultimate Gaming Machine"


What's totally amazing is that the netbook I'm using to type this out is more powerful than both machines, by a long shot. :lol:  Ironically however, I'll most likely have problems running Mechwarrior I on my MSI Wind. :p 

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February 12, 2010 8:27:59 AM

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February 12, 2010 8:48:09 AM

Click on the vids as they play.
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February 12, 2010 1:21:32 PM

LOL, the memories!!!!!!!!!
February 12, 2010 2:54:27 PM

BattleMechs at their very best I think you'll agree, it's been downhill since then as far as graphics go. :lol: 
February 13, 2010 12:45:03 AM

At least prices have gone down as well! :lol: 

Man, I remember being so happy, when I finally had enough money to upgrade my 486DLC PC from 4 to 8 MB of RAM. Ultima 8 never moved so quickly!
February 13, 2010 6:51:46 AM

I can still remember being really impressed with the gaming ability that a 4mb accelerator card opened up when paired with the Matrox Millennium that I was using at the time but when that rig was replaced with a K6-III rig with a Voodoo3, I nearly soiled myself when I saw how much better it made Half Life look.
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