CPU ownership history

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Voodoo Rufus

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Joined
Sep 20, 2001
Might be a fun thread to start. Feeling a little nostalgic for my old hardware lately.

Before 2000:
Commodore 64
Pentium 133

2000's:
Athlon Thunderbird 1400 - ran at 1600MHz
Athlon XPM 2500+ - ran at 2400MHz.
Celeron 420 1.6GHz S775 - could run 3.2GHz stock voltage, stock cooler by doubling the FSB. All for $40!
Q6600 - Saw I had one and sold it here in the classifieds. Not sure why I had it
QX9650 S775 - first EE CPU. Beast. Hot.
Athlon II X4 630 - Got it cheap as part of a Win7 Ultimate bundle. Pretty unimpressive

2010's:
i7 2600K - Longest lived of my CPUs. Just chugs along at a nice 4.2GHz. Could go up to 4.6 with some effort.
i7 2960XM - upgraded my Alienware M17x R3 laptop's 2720QM with this CPU.

2020's:
8086K, Silicon Lottery delidded and binned for 5.2GHz.
9900KS, running bare die.

Of all the systems, I kind of wish I kept the QX9650 and the Athlon XPM. I would then have retro gaming systems going back to each DDR generation.
 

Voodoo Rufus

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Everything I've owned as a daily driver. Except for the Athlon II X4. That was a Seti/Folding HTPC cruncher that I abused terribly. The Celeron 420 was just to get the rig up until the QX9650 arrived. Like going from a single cylinder dirt bike engine to a turbo inline-4.
 

ihrsetrdr

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May 17, 2005
First complete new build was an Intel P4 skt 423. After that, virtually all the AMD skt A processors. Then back to Intel when the Pentium D's showed up. Continuing with Intel, all of the skt 775 processors. God I loved the 775's!
Some 1155, 1366s, then bought an Intel Xeon E2650, which is what I'm using still right now. I have a couple Athlon II X4 rigs, one's for sale the other is for my home gym.
 

David

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Joined
Feb 20, 2001
Let's see how good my memory is ...

2001:
AMD Duron 650 / 128 MB RAM / 30 GB HDD / GeForce 2 MX - first rig I ever built

Later ...
Upgraded to an AMD Thunderbird 1100

Then mid 00s:
Dual Athlon XP1700+ modded to MPs and overclocked. Possibly still the most fund rig I've ever had.

~2007ish-2019:
Mostly laptops as daily drivers. Started with an Acer with an XP-M, then a huge HP 17in laptop with a Core 2 Duo, then a Lenovo W510 (i7 quad core), then a Lenovo P40 Yoga, now a Lenovo P43s.

~2007 and ~2014:
Built some APU machines for HTPC use/etc.

2020:
Dual Intel Xeon E5-2660v3 machine for the office.

2021:
AMD Ryzen 5950X machine for at home
 

Jarhead7236

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Apr 9, 2003
almost every athlon XP or barton that could be modded in the early 2000's...then kinda just built random rigs.
 

wagex

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Joined
Jan 14, 2011
Gaming rig

amd k6 3d: stock
intel celeron D: stock
e8400: 4.5ghz
i5-750: 4ghz
i5-2500k: 5ghz
i7-7800x: 4.5ghz (heat is my limiting factor, she hot.) (almost upgrade time)

server:
e8400
e5345(x2)
opteron 2419(x2)
intel g1610
i3-2100
e5345(x2) (again)
e5-2620 v2 (x2) (almost upgrade time)
 

Robert17

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Feb 1, 2011
Hard to call the first one a daily driver; but I did learn a bit about coding on it, got the basics about computers, learned to clean chocolate milk out of a keyboard.

TRS color 80 (8088)
286-12
Cyrix386-16(equivalent)
Athlon XP 2100+
486-25
Pentium I (90MHz)
Pentium Pro 166MHz
Pentium III 400MHz
AMD 965 BE
3770K
4770K
7700K

I think I'm missing a couple. I'll need to look in the shed to figure out which were daily vs. odds and ends I wound up with.
 

JLK03F150

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Joined
May 17, 2005
Location
Georgia
Exactly why I asked.
I'd be typing here for a month.
I can shorten that for you...
https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark.html#@Processors
https://www.amd.com/en/products/specifications/processors?op=!=&platform=Server
:rofl:

I'm still have a problem separating daily drivers from various benching PC's, HTPC's & notebooks that had specific purposes.
I started with a Tandy TRS 80 '86-87, moved to a 286 clone in '88, 486DX then Pentium 200 then K6-450 in the 90's, P4 s423 around 2000, then s478 2.6a 3.2c 3.4e, switched to lga775 3.4e & 3.73ee to the mid 00's, then e6600 to x6800 to q9650 starting in '06 & the q9650 is still [email protected] in the basement right now. The e6600 was moved to the HTPC until the mobo died and it got replaced by an i3-2120 mid 10's. Around '13-14 I built the i5-4670 & E8320 rigs. Moved the e8320 to the basement ([email protected]) & built the ryzen 7 3800 rig in 2020 for Flight Simulator 2020.
That's about it for the daily drivers. :)
 

freeagent

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Sep 15, 2004
Location
Winnipeg!
Not nearly as much as most of you guys.

P3 450 Katmai
Celly 500
P3 850
Thoroughbred 2600
Barton Mobile 2500
Sandy 3700
Toledo 4400
Manchester 4200
e6300
e6600
Q6600, 1x B0, 3x G0
e8600 ES
Q9550
X3360
Windsor 5600 or maybe 6000.. it had a 6 in it.
i7 965XE ES
i7 970
X5690 ES
3770K
3600XT
5600X

I think that's all of them. I might be missing a couple..
 

dejo

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Nov 11, 2001
first pc was a pentium 60 (chip about the size of half a graham cracker)
Then built a pc with the pentium mmx 133
then another with pentium 200
Original celly 300 (socket with slot adapter) oc'ed to around 500mhz
Tried the AMD K6 3d
Pentium 3 500
AMD Duron and Thoroughbred (most of them) I think it was a thoroughbred 700 that was my first 1ghz pc
Then just about every Intel cpu that came out for desktop
 

Mr.Scott

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Jun 9, 2013
first pc was a pentium 60 (chip about the size of half a graham cracker)
Then built a pc with the pentium mmx 133
then another with pentium 200
Original celly 300 (socket with slot adapter) oc'ed to around 500mhz
Tried the AMD K6 3d
Pentium 3 500
AMD Duron and Thoroughbred (most of them) I think it was a thoroughbred 700 that was my first 1ghz pc
Then just about every Intel cpu that came out for desktop

Awesome resume. :)
 

freakdiablo

 
 
Joined
Dec 13, 2005
From what I remember?

Desktops -
Pentium 133 (Family PC if that counts)
Athlon XP 2400+ - Family PC that I inherited
Athlon X2 4800+ (s939) - First PC I custom built. Didn't *need* a dualcore system at the time, just knew GOTTA GO FAST.
Athlon X2 4400+ (s939) - the 4800+ died in a watercooling accident
C2Q Q9550/AMD e450 in HTPC
I7 2600K
i7 6700K/Ryzen 5 2600 in the HTPC

Laptops?
Pentium M 1.7GHz - Dad's old T40
C2D T7200 - First laptop I got new. HP Pavillion
C2D P8400
i7 720QM (temporarily, laptop was a dud. Started my lifelong hatred of a certain component manufacturer.)
Atom N450 (netbook, started my lifelong love of a certain component manufacturer.)
i5 2520m
i7 4710MQ
i7 10870H
 

Tyerker

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Aug 2, 2012
Let's see if I can remember:

Athlon 64 3200+
Opteron 165
Some dual core Athlon I can't remember
E8400
i5 650
Athlon II X3 (fried this one the day I got it)
FX-8320
- 2 year hiatus -
i7 4790K

Gonna run this thing into the ground like a Toyota Corolla.
 

Blaylock

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Jun 5, 2013
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Go Blue!
Gonna give it a go. I might need to come back and edit as my memory kicks in. LOL


Daily Gaming CPUs
Commodore 64
Commodore Amiga
Pentium 4 (Not sure which breed)
Athlon XP Barton
Athlon 64 X2 3800+
Athlon 64 X2 6000+
Phenom II X6 1090T (Cut my teeth overclocking on this one)
FX 4150
i7-4790k
i7-8500k
Zen 3700x

Plex Server CPUs over the years
Phenom II X4 955
Phenom II X6 1090T
i7-4790k

Mining Rig CPUs over the years
Sempron 145
Phenom II X6 1090T
Ryzen 3700x
Ryzen 3800x
 

EarthDog

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Yikes... I'll exclude chips I benchmarked over the years as they FAR outnumber this list.

w/e was in a TRS-80 64k (Some 8-bit MPU)
Pentium MMX 133?
AMD K6 2 500
Athlon 64 2800+/3200+
Opteron 185
E8400/E8600
Q6600
Q9650/QX9650
i7 920/980XE
i7 2600K
4790K
5820K
7960X
10980XE
11900K

My kids have AMD Ryzen 2000 series rigs. :)

EDIT: Large timespan of missing AMD CPUs (all hail......Ryyyyyzen)... but I hit a bunch of those benchmarking at least. :chair::D
 

Tyerker

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Aug 2, 2012
Yikes... I'll exclude chips I benchmarked over the years as they FAR outnumber this list.

w/e was in a TRS-80 64k (Some 8-bit MPU)
Pentium MMX 133?
AMD K6 2 500
Athlon 64 2800+/3200+
Opteron 185
E8400/E8600
Q6600
Q9650/QX9650
i7 920/980XE
i7 2600K
4790K
5820K
7960X
10980XE
11900K

I was a little iffy on the timeline of mine, but looking through yours it looks like I got my generations right. I could have sworn I built more systems, but I must have done more mobo / case swaps without replacing the CPU than I remember.

I'll never forget the feeling of finally getting that Opteron 165 to POST on that DFI Ultra-D with 2 GB of RAM. Felt like the first time I got Linux installed.