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What Got You Into Computers?

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I was tired of my computer not being able to play the games I wanted to play, so I youtubed build good computer and got tek syndicate's $500 build.

 

I saved up money from chirstmas and bought my first computer, which is good because my laptop died. My computer continued to keep me afloat after I got kicked out as I took random writing jobs on the internet.

 

i love my computer

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Way back in Kindergarten, the "leader" had this old ass PC (back in 98-99, in my optic it's old ass) We just used it to play small games on. Then i got an old PC (some P3 thingy) which i put up myself and installed windows 98 on (very proud 6 year old in 2002) Then i bought some P4 based 1gb ram machine i played CSS on (can't remember the videocard) i used that until 2010 when i got a laptop with i3-330m and 5670HD. Then i bought a Core 2 Duo machine with a 9800GT, and upgraded for a 560ti, then i realized it was kinda crap, so i went out and got a afterschool job and 6 months later i had a 4670K 8gb RAM and a 780. It has been altered but the 4670K is still the heart of my PC, along with it's new best friend Mr. Strix980 :D 

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I started on them way back in 1970,it was part of my job,funny I am still not sick of them,they just keep getting better :)

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Lets see. Trying to play games (mainly RPGs and RTSs) on my old desktop. Also as my knowledge of computers increased I started to get into torrenting which further developed my understanding of computers.

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My grandmother. As odd as it sounds, it's true.

 

She had a clerical/administrative job for a trucking company years ago, and she would have all of the 'newest' hardware (subjective by today's standards lol). I have fond memories of a laptop she gave me, it was a Hitachi which you could remove the floppy drive, the disc drive, battery, install other expansion cards, etc. It ran Windows 95 and I loved it. It was this muddy grey colour, and EXTREMELY heavy but it was a thing of beauty at the time. No idea where it is now.


GW2: Vettexl.9726

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One word.. Gaming


Intel i7 4790 3.6GHzGigabyte GTX 970 4GB WF3  | Thermaltake Chaser A31 | Z97 Guard Pro

 

Gaming | Anime | Programming 

 

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My grandmother lugged in a old Asus desktop with a Pentium 3 processor. It ran windows 95. It's been awhile so some of those details could be off.


Lord of Helium.

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Video games and the internet. Those 2 sucked me into the void called PC.


CPU: i7-4770K  Cooler: NZXT X60  GPU: Asus GTX 770 2GB  MB: Asus Maximus VI Hero  RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB 1600MHz  PSU: Be Quiet! 630 Watt  Case: NZXT H440 

       Storage: 120GB Samsung 840 Evo + 1TB Seagate HDD  KeyboardCorsair K70 RGB  MouseG502 Proteus Spectrum  HeadphoneSennheiser HD598  Mic: Blue Snowball Ice

 

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Watching LinusTechTips video's.

No really, He inspired me to build my own and learn more about computers.


CPU: i7 - 2600kGPU: GTX 1070Mobo: intel somethingRAM: Corsair XMS3 @1600Mhz (8GB)SSD: Crucial MX100 256GB. HDD: WD Green 1TB . Case: Cooler Master HAF XB EVO Monitors: LG 25UM65-P and Benq 2200HD Keyboard: Corsair vengeance K70 FPS Red switch. Mouse: Logitech G502 Proteus Core. Headset: Steelseries Siberia V2

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Porn.


Rig: Intel Core i7 4770k | 16GB DDR 3 Corsair RAM | EVGA Geforce GTX 1050Ti | ASRock Z97M Pro 4 | Samsung 840 Evo 120GB SSD | Western Digital Black 2TB x2 Corsair Carbide Air 240 | Seasonic SS-600HM PSU | Noctua NH-D9L | hp Pavilion 22cw x 2 | QPAD Cherry MX Black / Corsair K65 (Cherry MX Red) / Das Keyboard II (Cherry MX Blue) | Corsair Raptor M30 | Sony STR-DB830 / Parasound HCA-1200MKII/Mission M70/ Corda Headfive/Beyerdynamic DT-770

 

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NFS Underground 2.

Then I tried to build my own gaming machine, which is failed because I'm using a Sempron.

 

I was on tight budget. :D

 

Since then, I always research a lot before buying something.

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Someone I met at cod, who told me my laptop was shit and asked me to build a PC. Met up with him on msn and he guided me to glory.


•  i7 4770k @4.5ghz 1.248v • Noctua NHD14  •  ASUS MAXIMUS VI Hero •  Asus STIRIX 980 Ti •

•  Corsair Vengeance Pro 16Gb  •  Samsung 840 250gb + Samsung 1TB 7200RPM •  BenQ XL2430T 144Hz  •

•  Fractal Design R4  •  CoolerMaster GX650 80+ •  Razer Deathadder Chroma  •  Filco Ninja 2 Red  •  HD600/HE-4/ Fiio E17  • 

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Minecraft is what started my interest in pc gaming, but at that point I didn't know anything about how it worked. Over time I was interested in why my computer was faster than my friends and I started to research that a little. I've always had a thing for computers, my family would always come to me for help by the time I was like 13 or so. I remember opening up some old desktops that we don't use anymore and just taking them apart and putting them back together just to figure out how it works. After a while I wanted to build my own pc so I did, and I taught myself a little programming too, and that brings us to today. Obviously I've expanded my pc game library too.

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Inherited an old "portable" Columbia VP 8088-based PC back in the late 80's. Found out that gaming (Paratrooper, Space Commanders, Zaxxon etc.) was a lot of fun. Later swapped to a pimped out Amiga 500 (HDD, monitor, extra floppy and so on), and bought my first "proper" PC, a 486 SX/33 back in the early 90's. Next one was a parts built Pentium, and I've been going since. I like tech and gadgets in general.

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It started from getting terrible 20~30 FPS in games like Skyrim, GTA IV from my laptop I had for years and I wanted to get a ailenware PC just to play games without lagging. Googled for a while and I got a few results thats about custom PC and that's how I got into computers  :D  :D

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I would say gaming got me into computers.

 

I saved up all my money to buy a gaming PC so I could play World of Warcraft back in 2005-2006. Back in those days you needed a powerful PC to handle 40 man raids.


CPU: 3770K | Motherboard: Asus Maximus V Formula | GPU: GTX 1080Ti SLI | Ram: 16gb Corsair Dominator Platinum 2133 | PSU: Corsair AX1200i | Storage: 2x Samsung 840 pros | Case: Corsair 650D | Cooler:  Corsair H100i with Noctus NF-F12 fans | Monitor: Asus ROG Swift PG278Q

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Piracy. Plain and simple, I was a broke teenager and just couldn't afford to buy games or music at all and my family struggled a lot those times just keeping food on the table. I basically downloaded a metric ton of games and mp3 files and got everything I could, now I've grown to be an adult that spends heavily on PC gaming and can actually go to concerts and buy tshirts and such. 


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