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Your CPU Timeline

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by xubidoo, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. qu4k3r

    qu4k3r

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    1990. Intel 8088 10MHz (Epson Equity I+) :D
    1999. Intel Pentium!!! 500MHz
    2003. AMD Athlon XP 2000+ 1.66GHz
    2005. AMD Athlon 64 2800+ 1.8GHz
    2007. AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 2.8GHz
    2008. Intel C2D P8400 2.26GHz
    2009. Intel C2D E7200 2.53GHz @3.3GHz
    2010. Intel C2Q Q6600 2.4GHz @3.2GHz

    So I guess that next should be AMD.- :rolleyes:
    Glad to see some old school people here :toast:
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  2. hellrazor

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    I've had a PII 350MHz, PII 400MHz, a P3 800MHz, a P4 2GHz, an Athlon64 3200+(?), and I'm currently on my Athlon64x2 4400+.
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    poster just joined, that was his first post, and he is already banned. HARSH! :laugh:


    to continue:
    386 somehwhat machine... was 7 and kinda didnt knew anything about it,then a
    P1 150MHZ which i had till i got a
    1800+ which i had for 2 years until i changed to an
    xp 3200+, which i kept until i got me an
    athlon 64 x2 4400+, which i had for one year, until i broke the bare die with a heavy,unstraight screwed WB, then i got a
    5000+, which i had for half a year, until i got me a PH2 955... after that i didnt upgraded the main proc, but bought/got gifted procs for additional rigs,within about 1,5 years:
    Q9550
    939 X2 64 3800+
    939 X2 64 4200+
    e2140
    e6750
    X2 64 5600+ Windsor
    heaps of old P4s

    planned:
    X6 1055T
    i3 540
    ;)
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  4. HammerON

    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    IBM 266MHz pre-built machine for college:shadedshu

    AMD 64 3200+ (My first rig I built)
    AMD 64 3400+
    AMD 64 3700+
    AMD FX-57

    Then switched to Intel:
    Intel E6600
    Intel E8400
    Intel E8500
    5 different i7 920’s (4 DO’s and 1 CO)
    Also had a Q6600 and a Intel Quad-Core Xeon X3220

    Forgot my laptop: Intel i5-560:)
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    Crunching for Team TPU
  5. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Family systems:

    Zilog Z80A (Amstrad CPC464)
    80286
    Pentium 133Mhz

    My computers:

    Desktops:

    Intel:
    Pentium II 233 Mhz
    Celeron 3xx Mhz
    Pentium II 400 Mhz
    Pentium III 400 Mhz
    Pentium III 699 Mhz (s370)
    Celeron 900 Mhz
    Pentium III 1.2 Ghz
    Core 2 Duo e4300
    C2D e4500

    AMD:
    Duron 1.2 Ghz
    Athlon XP 2500+ Barton, 1.8 Ghz
    Athlon 64 3000+ Venice (s939), 1.8 Ghz
    Athlon 64 3200+ Venice, 2 Ghz
    Sempron 2800+ (AM2)
    Athlon II X3 445 (specs)

    Laptop:
    Pentium 166 Mhz
    Pentium III 699 Mhz
    Athlon 64 Clawhammer 2.2 Ghz
    Pentium M 1.6 Ghz
    Pentium III 1.1 Ghz

    Something like that. There should be an Alpha CPU there somewhere as well.
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    it starts at Apple IIe for me and keeps going from there.
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    Velvet Wafer New Member

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    ah, a lonely prebuilt warrior! :p
  8. Thatguy New Member

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    I've had prebuilts and ones I built myself. If I see a cheap prebuilt with good parts, I often grab one versus building one. Just depends on the job at hand.

    but I go back a long ways with computers.
  9. parelem

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    PIII 667mhz
    P4 2.4Ghz (478 socket)
    Pentium D 820
    C2D E4400
    C2Q 9450
    i7 920
    i7 875k
    have something new on the way...
  10. Velvet Wafer

    Velvet Wafer New Member

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    its economically gruesome, but people that know how to built rigs like me, would be without work, if everyone would built their rigs themselves ;)
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    I went from:

    Intel P3 with 512mb
    AMD Athlon 3000+ 1gb
    AMD Athlon x2 3800+ Venice Core 2gb
    AMD Athlon x2 4800+ 4gb
    AMD Athlon x2 5800+ 4gb
    *Finally Switched to Intel*
    Intel e5200 2gb
    Intel e7200 4gb
    Intel q9550 4gb (Current)

    all in 5 year time span, maybe 6ish.
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    Celeron 600MHz
    Pentium 4 3.0GHz w/ HT
    E6600 (first custom built pc)
    Q6600
    i7 920 (never looked back)
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    I can build my own rigs, I can even write my own code. Sometimes a prebuilt is just cheaper for what I need. alot of times I buy used prebuilts for pennies and put them into office duty around my bussiness. Its just economical. My current home rig is pretty nice. 1090t thuban, am3 board, 5770 gpu "getting upgraded to 6990/580 still waiting on benchmakrs but I know how thats comming out" The wife has a nicely built quad core pehon 9550 at 3ghz.

    its not that I can't, its that sometimes its just easier to buy a prebuilt.
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    In order of acquiring:

    Zilog Z80A @ 4.8MHz (Amstrad CP/M machine) - donated to hospital
    Intel Pentium MMX @ 166MHz (Packard Bell Executive desktop) - donated to school, scrapped a year later :(
    Intel Pentium @ 90MHz (Toshiba Satellite Pro 410CDT) - DOS gaming laptop
    Intel Pentium 4 @ 1.5GHz (eMachines 730) - still have
    Intel Celeron M @ 1.3GHz (Medion SIM2000) - scrapped
    Intel Core2 Duo @ 2.1GHz (Dell XPS 210) - main family PC
    Intel Core2 Duo @ 1.66GHz (Packard Bell laptop) - main laptop
    Intel Pentium Dual Core @ 2.0GHz (Dell Studio Hybrid) - still have
    Intel Pentium III @ 800MHz - stored
    Intel Pentium III @ 1GHz - legacy gaming PC
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ @ 3.0 GHz - stored
    AMD Athlon II X2 250 @ 3.0GHz (Chachamaru) - still have
    AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition (Chachamaru II) - main gaming PC
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    Here's my timeline, not including mobile procs:

    Intel 8086 7.25Mhz - could switch to turbo mode @ 10Mhz, but defaulted to lower clock for compatibility (whatever that means :eek:)
    Intel 286 12Mhz
    Intel 486DX 66Mhz - huge performance leap, had to downclock to 16Mhz to play DOS games like Wing Commander :p
    Intel Pentium 100Mhz
    Intel Pentium MMX 166Mhz OC'd to 233 - added an 80mm fan to heatsink for cooler operation ;)
    Intel Celeron Covington 300Mhz - no cache, worst POS I ever had, could OC to 450Mhz but not too stable
    Intel Pentium III Coppermine 500Mhz OC'd to 583Mhz
    Intel Pentium III Tualatin 1.13Ghz OC'd to 1.33Ghz
    Intel Pentium 4 Northwood 2.8Ghz OC'd to 3Ghz
    Intel Pentium 4 Prescott HT 3Ghz OC'd to 3.2Ghz - very hot! :mad: first time I had to get an aftermarket cooler :p
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4Ghz OC'd to 3.2Ghz
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83Ghz OC'd to 3.7Ghz
    Next in line: Intel Core i7 2600K 3.4Ghz OC'd to - who knows... sky's the limit :p
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    Limiting myself strictly to x86 and x64 stuff, things that I actually purchased, (as oppossed to "inheriting"), and they are not necessarily listed in order of appearance. (As you might imagine, quite a bit of this stuff was/is used concurrently. I have a lot of PCs around the house.) And, I'm sure I'm overlooking or forgetting a few. Can't imagine why that would happen...

    All of these were/are in rigs I built myself.

    4.7MHz Intel 8088, AMD 8088
    4.7MHz Intel 8086*
    8MHz NEC V30
    12MHz AMD 80286
    25MHz Intel 80386
    40MHz AMD 80386
    40MHz Cyrix 486DLC
    40MHz AMD 486
    50MHz IBM 486SLC* (IBM PS/2)
    100MHz AMD 486*
    166MHz Cyrix 686
    233MHz Cyrix 686
    200MHz Intel Pentium MMX
    266MHz AMD K6
    350MHz AMD K6-2
    450MHz AMD K6-2
    533MHz AMD K6-2*
    500MHz AMD K6-3*
    300MHz Celeron (PGA)
    550MHz Celeron
    233MHz Pentium II
    333MHz Pentium II
    450MHz Pentium III
    550MHz Pentium III*
    800MHz Pentium III (S370)
    1GHz Pentium III*
    1.4GHz Pentium III (Tulatin)*
    700MHz Athlon (Slot A)*
    800MHz Athlon
    1GHz Athlon
    1.47GHz AthlonXP*
    1.8GHz AthlonXP
    1.92GHz AthlonXP*
    2.0GHz AthlonXP*
    2.2GHz AthlonXP*
    2.2GHz Athlon64 (S754)*
    2.2GHz Athlon64 (S939)
    2.4GHz Athlon64 (S939)*
    2.4GHz Athlon64 X2 (S939)*
    2.4GHz Opteron (X2) (S939)*
    2.6GHz Athlon64 X2 (AM2)*
    3.2GHz Pentium IV (Cedar Mill)
    2.4GHz Core 2 Duo (E6600)*
    2.4GHz Phenom X3*
    2.7GHz Athlon X2 7750*
    2.8GHz i5 760*
    3.0GHz Phenom II X4*
    3.4GHz Phenom II X4*

    * = still in use.
    (I have a LAN at home and many of these rigs are still used to run some older games. Others support old operating systems, such as Win95 and 98SE, OS/2, and, yes, even DOS. Some are just, well... ...old friends.)
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    Whoa! that's a long list! :twitch:
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    • Amiga 500

    Kind of a big pause in here where I didn't have a regular computer, but used my brother's PCs on occasion, and my mum's when I was at her house - all very unimpressive and not memorable until I got back into PCs in 2005:

    • Aug 2005 - Feb 2007: P4 2.4Ghz (inherited from a mate)
    • Feb 2006 - Nov 2007: C2D E6600
    • Nov 2007 - Oct 2010: C2Q Q6600
    • Oct 2010 - : Core i5-760
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    true, but also, sometimes you just want to know you have done something yourself :laugh:
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    If I had a ton of rigs to keep track of, especially putting together rigs for work, I would definately go prebuilt. You won't catch a prebuilt rig in my own home, though.
    CDdude55 says thanks.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Ah... good old memories.

    Celeron 500Mhz thing back in good 'ol 1999
    P4 2.6Ghz Single Core
    Core 2 Duo E8400
    Now Quad Q6600 w/ 1.225 VID
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    2004 - 2008
    Intel Pentium 4 3.00E GHz, 1M Cache, 800 MHz FSB

    2008 - 2010
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 8M Cache, 2.40 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB

    2010 - 2011 Present
    Intel Core i7 930 8M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    My timeline is short because back in those days (before the 3200+) i was mainly a Console gamer.

    AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 2GHz
    Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2GHz
    Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66GHz
    Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHz
    AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 2.8GHz
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    Before I cared about computers:
    486
    Pentium
    Pentium III
    Athlon
    Athlon 2800+

    After I begun caring:
    Turion 64 x2 (Laptop)
    Core 2 Duo (Laptop)
    Phenom II x4 955 BE
    Phenom II x4 B50 (an unlocked 550)

    Next Step: Bulldozer & Intel for a Hackintosh

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