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Comparing today's computers to 1995's

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 2 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "A look back at two articles from 1995, touting high end computers and "must haves". How times have changed... ..."Memory (RAM): We seem to have convinced most manufacturers to adopt eight megabytes as standard, compared with four megabytes in 1994. Don’t buy less than eight. The difference in performance between an eight megabyte machine and a four-megabyte machine can be dramatic.

Hard Drives: One-gigabyte hard drives are common this year, compared with the 400-500 megabyte drives of 1994. The price difference between the two is only about $200, and it’s worth it."..."

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