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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

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

Welcome to Geekzone!

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

Welcome from Tauranga.

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

welcome i am new to

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