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90's was cool
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I'm in ur hd, savin my stuffs
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You were probably born in that decade
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I remember TURBO button.
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iz dis sum hi tech?
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Also that's far too much RAM
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oh wow, godly amount of ram

also, theres no way you can delete 300mb worth of STUFFS
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yeah thats so much ram, u didn't start getting 128 ram until the late pentium 2 era.
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sauce?
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lol @ ram equal to half the hd
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My God
He could launch a nuclear weapon with that computer.
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>>10274093
OH SHI- that button was a lie.

Also, I had a Commodore 64 when I was a kid. And it had 64 COLORS!
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BITCH, I DELETES GIGABYTES OF STUFFS ANY TIME I WANT
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>>10274115
>>10274119

I lol'd
My AMD 75hz 12 years ago can support 32mb ram max
And it's fucking EDO RAM
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>>10274079
Think it can run Questworld?
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I would like to travel back in time with my computer.
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>>10274103
My first XT clone could only hold up to 20 MB of stuffs. 300 MB is WAY too many stuffs to delete, indeed.
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That's space for almost one whole episode of Mnemosyne

And almost 3% of the processing power you'd need to play it
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God . . . I remember when I couldn't even play Diablo II on my PC . . . ah good times. Aw who the hell am I kidding, the 90s sucked! The Naughties suck ! Time sucks!
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My 200MHz PII had only 32MB. And 3,2 GB Harddrive.
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>>10274232
Interesting, so was mine. Then got a 8x video card thrown in for free, which enabled me to play Quake 2.
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>>10274227
I could play d2, but my comp only had a 3 gb memory, so I had to delete it if I wanted to play anything else.
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I remember playing Half Life on my P200, 32 mb RAM and 4 GB hard drive
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>>10274093
God, I miss the TURBO button. Wished it really worked...
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>On personal computers, the Turbo button changes the effective speed of the system. It usually accomplishes this by either adjusting the CPU clock speed directly, or by turning off the processor's cache, forcing it to wait on slow main memory every time. The button was generally present on older systems, and was designed to allow the user to play older games that depended on processor speed for their timing. Systems could also use the keyboard combination of ctrl-alt-+/-, '+' switching turbo OFF and '-' switching it ON. Of course, calling it a "turbo" button when its function slows the system down can be a bit misleading, but the button was usually set up so the system would be at full speed when the button was "on". A turbo button is no longer seen on most mainstream personal computers.

I remember some cases had a little LED display next to the button saying whether it was running at 25/30 or 50/60. And not every BBS could support them new 9600 baud modems; 2400 was solid and steady enough for them.
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In ten years we'll be laughing at our old silly dual core machines.
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THE 80s WAS HERE
THE 90s IS A LOSER
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>>10274409
Make that five, considering the blinding pace of technological advances today compared to the 90s.
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>>10274409
People laugh at my machine now ;_;
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>>10274426
I lold.

Blinding. Heh.

I herd computers are actually reaching their speed limits due to limitations of the materials.
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WHile this thread goes on a different board, noticing at how much the 90's PCs were different amuses me tremendously.

300 megs? TRY 300 GIGS OF PORN.
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>>10274409

I got a 64-bit and it's slow as hell already
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I broke one computer when i pushed the TURBO button
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>>10274446
Molecules only get so small.
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my machine is an old POS from 2002
but it has something all you alienware bling bling mofos lack

CHARACTER
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>>10274455

My 1.8gb hard drive a decade ago has nearly 3mb porn I got from diskettes, all are just Rei/Asuka pics.
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>>10274505
>nearly 3mb porn I got from diskettes, all are just Rei/Asuka pics
you sick fuck
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>>10274487
Smaller would require very tiny atoms, and have you priced those lately?
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ppp reference in my animu?
Mnemosyne is more awesome than you'd think!
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>>10274539
ppp?
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>>10274566
>ppp?
Hahahahahahaha.
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>>10274566
How do I connected to internets?
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>>10274566
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128MB of RAM back then would be like having 128GB of RAM now. Have you ever seen a PC with 128GB of RAM?
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>>10274566
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearly_penile_papules
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>>10274650
so true
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>>10274650
is there a motherboard that takes 128GB ram?

128meg ram was just maxed out on all slots.
but the economics of the time was fkn crazy, so noone could ever afford to do it.
thats why alot of home boards had around 4/6 slots for ram for 1/2/4 meg simms can you believe that shit?.

the pc in the anime probably had a shitload of slots, since 32meg simms/dims were around the time of the pentiums(edoram lol).
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>>10274699
lol'd
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>>10274650

Virtual memory motherfucker
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>>10274566
point to point protocol.
Its how we connected to the internet before you were born.
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>>10274699
OH GOD
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>>10274743
indeed, and dont forget COMPRESSED RAM DATA! HAHA!

There were programs to compress ram, giving somewhat larger space for data in exchange for a performance hit. There were also programs to defragment your ram!
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>>10274735
First you need a CPU that can address that shitload.
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>>10274753
It's how most of us still connect to the intarnets. PPPoE.
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When standard hard drives eventually come in multiple terabyte sizes, what are we gonna shorten them to? Ters? Doesn't sound as nice as gigs or megs.
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>>10274079
What the shit.

What she said makes no sense whatsoever.
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>>10274858
Either TEEBEEs or TERBS.
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>>10274913
Why not just T's?
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Ts, then we'll have pets and exs and zetts
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TERRAS!
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>>10274858
Tbs
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>>10274929
Tablespoons
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I know we can say this all the time and then it changes, but I really think for most people, computers are as powerful as they're gonna need em. Harddrive space is no longer an issue unless we start going to high quality video and audio formats, which isn't likely for a while. Most people aren't running ram heavy applications, so they typically won't need more than a gig.

However, applications could get more ram hungry in the future and we'll have to compensate, but I just don't see it going much further.
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>>10274884
also you can do a quick format that makes the drive seem empty, but the file data is still there.

the guys a pc geek so he would have been able to delete everything, therefore the fact that he hasnt leads her to believe that he was infact hiding data.
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>>10274986
and then you install vista ;)
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>>10274986
trust me, fags will start getting lazy with the encoding, and soon we will be watching animu in uncompressed raw format
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>>10275017

Even then, harddrive space will still only get cheaper.
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>>10275017
totally.
Imagine every anime release being a 1080p 60fps blueray.

if you spent $600 on a gfx card that does i dunno 1080px-bling movies at 120fps you are going to want stuff at that quality level.

also developers.
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>>10274986
At that point, we'll have to get bigger computers again. Start ramping back up to mainframe sizes.
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>>10275050
developers x2.
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sauce?
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my 120mhz computer (ast brand first computer so it was bought prebuilt) could only take in 64mb pci-100 ram
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>>10275050
LETS WATCH SHIT AT NOT ONLY HIGHER FPS THAN OUR EYES CAN SEE BUT HIGHER THAN MONITORS CAN DISPLAY.

BRILLIANT!
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>>10275808
BRILLIANT!
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>>10275808

yeah, 1080p seems like the limit for human vision on any televsion/monitor smaller than 100 inches. They have higher resolutions, but those are put to use in theaters. I don't think we need more than 1080p for a looooong time.
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I wish my computer could be that good. Look at the piece of shit I'm stuck on.
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Could Blu-Ray kill piracy? They are of insane sizes.
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>>10275828
Human vision works in vectors, not pixels.
We're going to need more vectors after this.
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>>10275820
forgot my pic
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>>10275828
1080P is not nearly enough for monitors. For televisions under 50" I would understand, but for monitors... even at 30"s 1080P isn't cutting it.
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>>10275808
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>>10275808
Doesn't 100mhz refresh rate sort out some image tearing on flatscreens?
Note the question mark, I'm not sure of this, I'm asking a question.
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>>10275808
My monitor can display 200fps. Human eyes don't have a framerate, but they cease to notice improvement above about 70fps provided there is accurate motion blur. No anime features accurate motion blur, and no games either as it's very computationally expensive to render.
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16bit
2^16 ~ 65k

how the hell can it adress more than 64KB of ram ?
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>>10275050
>>10275595
>>10275786
>>10275828
>>10275832
>>10275864
>>10275866
The numbers in this thread are getting on my nerves.
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>>10275861
THATS IT! what we need is processors powerful enough to decode vectors instead of pixels in real time. this will let us have infinite resolution and possibly smaller file sizes.
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>>10275861
The eye works in pixels, while the brain interprets in vectors. Literally, the retina has millions of cells, each of which send single-pixel signals back to the brain.

One thing some people don't realize, though, is that our pixel vision is much higher than the number of rods and cones our eyes have. Because we are constantly moving/shaking as we breathe and as our hearts beat, our vision from one moment to the next shift. And combined with the processing in the brain, this results in a much higher effective resolution than would be allowed by just the number of cells in our retina.

So while 1080p might look great, we're still nowhere near the actual biological limit. Just, we have diminishing returns compared to the cost.



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