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Topic # 59082 26-Mar-2010 08:08
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/25/commodore_64_redux/

The Commodore 64 has been reincarnated as a 3GHz quad-core PC with 3D graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, a DVD-RW drive, and a 500GB hard disk. All that's left is the built-in keyboard. And the name.




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  Reply # 311524 26-Mar-2010 09:19
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I am seriously considering getting one, even if just for the nostalgic value of it. The first computer my family owned, and the first computer I ever did any programming/gaming on, was a C64. They still have it in fact, complete with the external fdd, paddle controllers, joystick and tape drive.

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  Reply # 311527 26-Mar-2010 09:22
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holy crap i want one!

i had the amiga-commadore 64 myself back in the day(and a whole pile of second hand games) and i still think its name is one of the most catchy




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  Reply # 311569 26-Mar-2010 11:07
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I'm sure some people will love the idea but really if you want to run anything from C46 or Amiga 500 etc you can already do so on any PC with an emulator.

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  Reply # 311570 26-Mar-2010 11:10
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But It's not running a C64 OS anyway Ragnor. It's just for the sake of fond memories (name) and style (PC built into the keyboard). Will run Windows, Linux and Apple's OS.




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  Reply # 311574 26-Mar-2010 11:18
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depending on the price point i would but one of these for nostalgia reasons..




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  Reply # 311578 26-Mar-2010 11:26
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I still play Amiga games via WinAUE/LemonAde.
Brings back many many memories......... http://www.xpd.co.nz/blog/?page_id=12




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