What’s Your Console and Computing History

What consoles/computers did you buy new, before you started collecting used ones?

For me it happened like this:

  • Commodore VIC-20
  • Commodore 64
  • Amiga 1000
  • Sega Master System
  • Amiga 1200
  • PC Intel 486 DX 66
  • Game Boy
  • Game Gear
  • Super Nintendo
  • PC Intel Pentium 150
  • PC Intel Pentium II 350
  • PC Intel Pentium III 650
  • PC AMD Athlon Thunderbird 1200
  • Microsoft Xbox
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Sony PSP 1000
  • PC Athlon 64 X2 2800+
  • PC AMD Phenom II X4 920
  • PC Intel i5 3570K
  • Nintendo 3DS
  • Nintendo Switch

And that last computer is where I am today… I am in need of a new PC soon, as it’s starting to show its age. I’ve gone through 3 new GPUs, 2 power supplies, and a new case since buying it, so it’s holding its own, but I don’t want to fork out the money for another GPU without upgrading the rest of it.

All of the computers and systems up to the Pentium 150 would have been family or older-brother purchased. I was too young to afford that! The first computer I ever bought with my own money (and built myself) would have been the PII 350 at the age of 17 (1997). I’ve been building my own computers since then.

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Raskulous is an avid gamer, retro gamer, and computer enthusiast. He also spends portions of his free time doing electronics service and repair, and console modifications.

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