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Old 08-13-2009, 11:20 AM
 
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Then we moved up to a 386sx-33MHz. We decked this thing out, added a math coprocessor, 8MB of RAM, a 500 MB hd with the compatibility program to make it work, a sound card and a 256 color VGA graphics adapter.
Damn that must have been a beast for it's day. I had a 386DX/25 too. I think it originally came with 2MB of RAM and a 100MB hard disk. I added a mathco to play a game and upgraded the RAM to I believe 4MB so I could run Windows properly.
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Old 08-13-2009, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Rochester, NY
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Damn that must have been a beast for it's day. I had a 386DX/25 too. I think it originally came with 2MB of RAM and a 100MB hard disk. I added a mathco to play a game and upgraded the RAM to I believe 4MB so I could run Windows properly.
It was, although by the time everything was upgraded, they had plenty of 486's in the stores.
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:19 PM
 
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I know we got a TI 99-4a it was a small unit worked in basic. you hooked it up to a cassette tape player to store data..........I'll be honest I am having a hard time really recalling it other than it was black and silver and you put something like an 8 track in it. Maybe it worked on an old B&W analog TV?

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I think my brother in law gave it to us when he moved up to something else because there was no way we could have afforded it at that time in our lives.
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