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jschell12-May-23 10:44
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charlieg wrote:
The machine I built 10 years ago is still thundering along...


I have machines going back probably 20 years. All purchased as is. Added a few things probably to each but nothing significant. And I am certain all of them would run if I just turned them on because I did not move on from any of them because they were failing. I suspect the older ones are VGA and definitely have serial and parallel ports. Probably a modem card.

Actually machines even older than that which still worked I got rid of just to free up a bit of space.

I actually have 3 CRT monitors that still work too. And a HP Laserjet.

But I wouldn't want to try to run any of the games that I play now on those older machines.

Although I do still use a soldering iron that is at least 20 years old.
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