Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



1005 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Subscriber

Topic # 93989 3-Dec-2011 08:01 Send private message

Hi, I see others introducing themselves so thought I would also.   Hamiltonian at heart but living in Papamoa.

Bought my first computer for $2200 in 1983 I think it was.  An Atari 400 with massive 16k memory.  Then I upgraded to the 130 xe.     Then I went Commodore 128 and then to Amiga 500.  The first thing I did with the 500 was take the processor out and put in a 286 board and 68010 processor.  That was start of modifying computers. When Commodore went bust I switched to PC and built my first computer a 486 unit. Over the years I have built around 50 units for friends and family and maintain the ones I made.
Thats my hobby. 

Heavy Plant mechanic by trade




HTPC AMD A4-5300 cpu, Gigabyte ga2fa75m-d3h motherboard, , 4GB DDR3 ram, onboard  graphics. Hauppuage HVR 3300 tuner,  Antec 2480B case, Windows 7 home premium 64 bit using media center

Create new topic
3274 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 46

Trusted

  Reply # 552967 3-Dec-2011 09:13 Send private message

Welcome to Geekzone!

161 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 552975 3-Dec-2011 09:35 Send private message

Welcome from Tauranga.

5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 554250 5-Dec-2011 21:10 Send private message

welcome i am new to
 

Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Sideface on 17-Apr-2014 17:28 (735 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by Sidestep on 21-Apr-2014 11:26 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
Created by joker97, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Apr-2014 15:49 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Whats the best wife friendly media centre?
Created by amorpeth, last reply by jonolynn on 19-Apr-2014 20:20 (14 replies)

Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
Created by Lias, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 19-Apr-2014 00:05 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
Created by Scotsman, last reply by Scotsman on 17-Apr-2014 21:10 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
Created by nzrock, last reply by Yabanize on 21-Apr-2014 11:14 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


TVNZ on Demand Jailbreak Detection
Created by TranceManNZ, last reply by hio77 on 18-Apr-2014 20:25 (12 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.