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    Default I figured this may interest a few of you

    I found this old "Business Depot" magazine in my grandmothers' basement. This particular page left me in awe. It's Staples before Staples was Staples.
    I figured this may interest a few of you-1520667_1404587726482385_8121548088553062856_n.jpg

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Yep its amazing how far we have come and just look at those prices

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    Yep its amazing how far we have come and just look at those prices
    I know! I really wish I was there to see it all.

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Insane... I can't even fathom tech of that "simple" a design selling for that damn much.

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Right I remember when the first digital watches came out, boy were they expensive

    Now you can buy a throw away when the battery dies toss it and buy another lol!

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    Right I remember when the first digital watches came out, boy were they expensive

    Now you can buy a throw away when the battery dies toss it and buy another lol!
    lol I know exactly what you mean. I was in awe of a digital watch when i was a kid. Remember when i got my first one. lol


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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    I remember paying $1200 for my first 286 motherboard!!!!

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    My first 8088 was almost $3000.00

    Just think of what you can build for that today! Yow!

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    My first self built rig was a Pentium D with Windows XP and I only spent about $1200 on it. My mother-in-law still uses it. =D

    (Btw, sometimes I feel like the young whelp in this site! )
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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Quote Originally Posted by joshjaks View Post
    My first self built rig was a Pentium D with Windows XP and I only spent about $1200 on it. My mother-in-law still uses it. =D

    (Btw, sometimes I feel like the young whelp in this site! )
    Don't feel like the youngin on this site.. my first build was my i7 920!

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    Default Re: I figured this may interest a few of you

    Quote Originally Posted by criss_glitch666 View Post
    Don't feel like the youngin on this site.. my first build was my i7 920!
    Wow, what a newb!

    (Btw, I'm totally kidding. My luck you have 3 custom liquid cooled rigs and work as an engineer at intel!)
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