The complete history of My Computers:


 


Amstrad PC 1640 SD



Express 486



My PC on the left

Express 486DX4

    Intel i80486DX4 @ 100MHz
    16MB RAM
    1 GB Seagate Medalist ST31220A & 345MB Maxtor 7345AT HDD
    2 x 3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    17" XGA Monitor ADI MicroScan 5AP
    Genoa Phantom 8900 VLP SVGA 1Mb VLB Display Adapter
    Sound Blaster 16 ASP & Wave Blaster
    Creative 2X CD-ROM CR-563B
    KeyTronic keyboard
    Logitech MouseMan mouse
    Gravis Analog Pro joystick & Gravis Analog joystick
    Supra Fax internal card modem 14400bps v.32bis
    Star LC-10 color dotmatrix printer

Express Pentium

    Intel Pentium @ 120MHz
    Intel Zappa motherboard, 128kB cache
    16MB EDORAM
    1GB Seagate Medalist ST31220A & 2,5GB Seagate Medalist ST52520A HDD
    2 x 3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    17" SVGA Monitor ADI MicroScan 5AP
    Diamond Stealth SVGA 2MB 64 VRAM Video 3200 PCI Display Adapter
    Sound Blaster 16 ASP & Wave Blaster
    Sony 4X IDE CD-ROM CDU-76E
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    KeyTronic keyboard
    Logitech MouseMan mouse
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick
    Supra Fax internal card modem 14400bps v.32bis
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


Express Pentium MMX

    Intel Pentium MMX @ 200MHz
    ASUS VX-97 motherboard, 512kB cache
    64MB EDORAM
    1GB Seagate Medalist ST31220A & 2,5GB Seagate Medalist ST52520A HDD
    2 x 3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    17" SVGA Monitor ADI MicroScan 5AP
    Diamond Stealth SVGA 2MB 64 VRAM Video 3200 PCI Display Adapter
    Diamond Monster 3dfx Voodoo 3D-accelerator card
    Sound Blaster 16 ASP & Wave Blaster
    Sony 4X IDE CD-ROM CDU-76E, later Sony 2X/8X IDE CD-R CDU-928E
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    KeyTronic keyboard
    Logitech MouseMan mouse
    Mini Tower case
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick
    TeleWell internal ISA ISDN-card
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


P200MMX

Express PentiumII

    Intel PentiumII @ 450MHz
    ASUS P2B motherboard (i440BX)
    128MB PC-100 RAM
    10GB Seagate Medalist ST310240A & 2,5GB Seagate Medalist ST52520A HDD
    2 x 3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    17" SVGA Monitor ADI MicroScan 5AP
    Diamond Stealth SVGA 2MB 64 VRAM Video 3200 PCI Display Adapter
    PowerColor 12MB 3dfx Voodoo2 3D-accelerator
    Sound Blaster 16 ASP & Wave Blaster
    Sony 2X/8X IDE CD-R CDU-928E & Creative IDE 4X CD-ROM GCD-R540B
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    KeyTronic keyboard
    Logitech MouseMan wheel-mouse
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    TeleWell internal ISA ISDN-card
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


PentiumII

Express PentiumII, modified

    Intel PentiumII @ 463MHz
    ASUS P2B motherboard (i440BX)
    128MB PC-100 RAM
    10GB Seagate Medalist ST310240A & 30,6GB Seagate Barracuda ST330630A HDD
    2 x 3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    19" Monitor Panasonic SL90
    Diamond Stealth II 460 SVGA 8MB AGP Display Adapter
    2 x PowerColor 12MB 3dfx Voodoo2 3D-accelerator cards in SLI configuration
    Sound Blaster LIVE! 1024 Value
    Sony 2X/8X IDE CD-R CDU-928E & Pioneer IDE DVD-103S DVD-ROM 6x/32x
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    KeyTronic keyboard
    Logitech MouseMan wheel-mouse
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    TeleWell internal ISA ISDN-card
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


PentiumII

Custom Athlon

    AMD Athlon Thunderbird, 900@1000MHz
    ASUS A7V motherboard (VIA KT133)
    128MB PC-133 SDRAM
    10GB Seagate Medalist ST310240A & 30,6GB Seagate Barracuda ST330630A HDD
    3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    19" Monitor Panasonic SL90
    Creative GeForce2 Annhilator2 GTS 32MB DDR AGP 2/3D-card
    2 x PowerColor 12MB 3dfx Voodoo2 3D-accelerator cards in SLI configuration
    Sound Blaster LIVE! 1024 Value
    Sony 2X/8X IDE CD-R CDU-928E & Pioneer IDE DVD-103S DVD-ROM 6x/32x
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    M$ Natural keyboard
    Logitech MouseMan wheel-mouse
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    Internet via connection sharing (W98SE) @ 128k ISDN
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


TB900

Custom Athlon II

    AMD Athlon Thunderbird, @1470MHz, cooling with Thermalright AX-7 and PC_temp 2.0
    ABIT KT7A motherboard (VIA KT133A)
    382MB PC-133 Kingston CAS3 SDRAM
    80GB Seagate Barracuda IV ST380021A & 30,6GB Seagate Barracuda II ST330630A HDD
    3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    19" Monitor Panasonic SL90
    PNY Verto GF4 Ti4400 128MB AGP 2/3D-card
    Sound Blaster LIVE! 1024 Value
    Sony 2X/8X IDE CD-R CDU-928E & Pioneer IDE DVD-103S DVD-ROM 6x/32x
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    M$ Natural keyboard
    M$ Intellimouse 2.0 USB optical mouse
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    Internet 256k ADSL
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


TB1400

Athlon XP

    AMD Athlon XP 2100+, @2000MHz, cooling with Thermalright AX-7 and PC_temp 2.0
    ASUS A7N8X Deluxe nForce2 motherboard (nVidia nForce2)
    2x256MB PC3500 Kingston HyperX DDR 433MHz + 512MB HyperX DDR 433MHz
    80GB Seagate Barracuda IV ST380021A (broken twice, replaced with 7200.7 80GB) & 30,6GB Seagate Barracuda II ST330630A HDD
    3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    19" Monitor Panasonic SL90 & 19" Monitor Panasonic SL95, enabled with nView
    PNY Verto GeForce 6800GT 256MB AGP 2/3D-card
    Sound Blaster LIVE! 1024 Value
    Sony 16X/4X IDE CD-R/DVD+/-RW DRU-510A writer & Pioneer IDE DVD-103S DVD-ROM 6x/32x
    Iomega parallel Zip Drive
    M$ Natural keyboard
    M$ Intellimouse 2.0 USB optical mouse
    Logitech Wingman Extreme joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    Internet 512k ADSL
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


XP2100+

Core2 Duo

    Intel Core2 duo E4300 @ 2.7GHz, cooling with Scythe Ninja, Thermaltake HR-05 and PC_temp 2.0
    ASUS P5N-E SLI nForce650i motherboard
    4x1024MB DDR2 800MHz Corsair XMS2 RAM
    750GB Seagate Barracuda SATAII 7200.11 ST3750330AS
    250GB Seagate Barracuda SATAII 7200.10 ST3250620AS
    3½" 1,44MB floppy drive
    24" DELL 2407WFP-HC & 19" DELL 1908WFP LCD monitors
    Gainward GeForce 8800GTS 640MB PCI-E 2/3D-card
    Sound Blaster LIVE! 1024 Value
    Sony 16X/4X IDE CD-R/DVD+/-RW DRU-510A writer & Pioneer IDE DVD-103S DVD-ROM 6x/32x
    Logitech Illuminated USB keyboard
    M$ Intellimouse Explorer 3 optical mouse
    CH fighterstick joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    Internet 4Mbit ADSL
    HP DeskJet 870CXi color inkjet printer


C2D E4300

Core i5

    Intel Core i5 2500K @ 3.3GHz, cooling with Scythe Ninja and PC_temp 2.0
    ASUS P8P67 motherboard
    2x4GB DDR3 1600MHz Kingston HyperX RAM
    120GB Corsair Force 3 SSD
    750GB Seagate Barracuda SATAII 7200.11 ST3750330AS
    250GB Seagate Barracuda SATAII 7200.10 ST3250620AS
    2TB Seagate Desktop SSHD SATAIII ST2000DX001 (replaced the two HDDs above)
    24" DELL 2407WFP-HC & 19" DELL 1908WFP LCD monitors
    ASUS GeForce 560Ti 1GB PCI-e 2/3D-card
    MSI GeForce GTX 670 2GB OC PCI-e 2/3D card
    ASUS GeForce GTX 970 Turbo 4GB OC PCI-e 2/3D card
    SATA CD-R/DVD+/-RW DL writer
    Logitech Illuminated USB keyboard
    M$ Intellimouse Explorer 3 optical mouse
    CH fighterstick joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    Logitech Driving Force GT USB steering wheel
    Internet 100 Mbit fibre


Core i5

Core i7 40th anniversary edition

    Intel Core i7 8086K @ 4GHz, cooling with Scythe Ninja and PC_temp 2.0
    ASUS 350z TUF Gaming Plus motherboard
    2x8GB DDR4 3200MHz Corsair Vengeance LPX RAM
    256GB Intel 760p M.2 NVMe SSD
    2TB Intel 660p M.2 NVMe SSD
    2TB Seagate Desktop SSHD SATAIII ST2000DX001
    24" DELL 2407WFP-HC & 19" DELL 1908WFP LCD monitors
    LG 34" 1440p FreeSync monitor 34GK950F
    ASUS GeForce GTX 970 Turbo 4GB OC PCI-e 2/3D card
    ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce RTX 2070 OC
    SATA CD-R/DVD+/-RW DL writer
    Corsair Strafe RGB Mk II USB keyboard
    Corsair Sabre RGB gaming mouse
    CH fighterstick joystick & CH Pro Pedals & CH Pro Throttle
    Logitech Driving Force GT USB steering wheel
    Internet 100 Mbit fibre


Core i7


Other hardware:

486-PC with UMC tk8498f motherboard, 64MB EDORAM, 15" ADI5GP monitor,
3½" and 5 1/4" floppy drives, Soundblaster pro, 300MB IBM HDD,
Gravis analog pro joystick, Logitech pilot mouse, Cirrus Logic VLB gfx card,
VLB multi-I/O card,Panasonic CR-562 2xCD-ROM.
Used primarily for legacy DOS games :)

P233MMX, ASUS TXP4 motherboard, 128MB PC-100 SDRAM
SB16ASP with Waveblaster 2,5GB Seagate Medalist ST52520A HDD,TsengLabs ET4000 PCI gfx card,
retired as of Jul -04.

P2 450MHz, ASUS P2B motherboard, 512MB PC-133 SDRAM, 17" Nokia monitor,
SB16 Vibra 40GB IBM Deskstar 60 GXP, GeForce2MX gfx card,
Keytronic keyboard, MS Intellimouse Explorer 2.0 mouse, 52x Actima CD-ROM.
Used for netsurfing.

Pentium Pro 200, ASUS XP6NP5 motherboard, 92MB EDORAM, 10GB Seagate Medalist ST310240A HDD,
2 10Mbit NICs, 52x Creative CD-ROM, Matrox Millennium PCI, running Debian Linux 2.2 kernel
Used for internet sharing, firewall, samba

AMD Thunderbird 1400MHz, Abit KT7A motherboard, 382MB PC-133 SDRAM, 80GB Samsung Spinpoint P80 HDD,
GeForce4MX, Sony 2X/8X IDE CD-R CDU-928E & Pioneer IDE DVD-120S DVD-ROM 16x/40x, running WinXP
Used for movies and music listening upstairs.



Other pictures:
Old, huge computer table
Lightning inside
Current setup
Setup at at the university 2012

A crude comparison between CPUs in Millions of Instrucions/Second (MIPS), measured with MIPS13.EXE

Performances in Millions of Instrucions/Second (MIPS), measured with MIPS13.EXE



 
 

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