Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 15 7548 OS Windows 10 Home RTM + Insider CPU i7-5500U Memory 16 GB Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 5500 On Board Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Hard Drives Samsung 850 EVO SSD 500 GB
(kicked the original 1TB HDD to a USB3 enclosure) Internet Speed 25MbpsDown/2MbpsUp Browser IE11 Antivirus Norton Security
I can remember loading the OS on, I think it was an HP main frame, from a perforated tape on a spool. Then loading your program from cards you marked with a lead pensile. It was a programing exercise in Tech School on an old retired main frame. It was way outdated at the time but a fun trip down memory lane. Pun intended.
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Pi Foundation Raspberry Pi 3B OS Windows 10 IoT CPU ARM Cortex-A53 1.2 GHz 64 bit quad-core Motherboard Raspberry Pi Model 3B Memory 1 GB (LPDDR2 SDRAM) (shared with GPU) Graphics Card •VideoCore IV multimedia/3D graphics core @ 400MHz/300MHz Sound Card Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite video Monitor(s) Displays 7 Inch Pi Foundation Touch Screen Screen Resolution 800x480 @60fps 24-bit color,
Keyboard Mini Wireless with touchpad Mouse FT5406 10 point capacitive touchscreen PSU 5V @ 10 A Case Pibow Midnight - Limited-Edition! Cooling 7.5 mm Heat Sink no fan. Hard Drives 8 GB SanDisk Ultra Class 10 Micro SD card. Internet Speed 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet - 802.11n wireless - Bluetooth 4.1 Browser non Antivirus non Other Info •4 USB ports
•40 GPIO pins
•Full size HDMI 1.3a port
•Camera interface (CSI)
•Display interface (DSI)
•Micro SD card slot
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number imac 27" OS OS X, Win 10 CPU i7 Motherboard Apple Memory 32 gigs Graphics Card Bulit in Sound Card Bulit in Monitor(s) Displays 1 iMac 27", 1 Samung 4K 2650 x 1600 Screen Resolution 27" 2650 x 1440
Keyboard Standard U.S. Apple Keyboard Mouse MS 5000 windows Mouse Case Apple iMac 27" Cooling Built in Hard Drives Kingston 240 gig SSD Internet Speed 100 MPS (VPN) Browser Firefox
Join Date : Jul 2015
Posts : 427
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Originally Posted by markweatherill
What - no punch cards?
My first experience of computers was at university in 1973; Fortran via punch cards. Hated it!
Then in 1977 I discovered the Z80 based "Nascom 1" at the BBC, been hooked ever since. My first home computer was a Tandy TRS-80, running a DOS from a "small start-up company" according to the instruction booklet, it was called Micro Soft.
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Homebrew OS Windows 10 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.3GHz Motherboard Fatal1ty P67 Professional Memory 16 GB Graphics Card Zotac ZONE GeForce GT 240 1GB [ZT-20404-20L] Sound Card On board Monitor(s) Displays 2x Samsung SyncMaster 203B Screen Resolution 1400 x 1050
Keyboard Microsoft Natural Wireless Ergonomic 7000 Mouse Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser 7000 Case CoolerMaster Elite Cooling Zalman Internet Speed 5 Mb/s Other Info This is my main system, I have several others:
 Inspiron 15 5000 Series 5559 with LG 24EA53VQ-P HDMI 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz
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