2016 CPU Progression Thread

Dan_D

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I always thought the CPU progression threads were fun. So here is an update for this year as I didn't want to engage in thread necrophilia.

My CPU progression:

Intel 8088 4MHz
Intel 80286 12MHz
Intel 386 SX 16MHz
Intel 386 DX 25MHz
Cyrix 486 DX2 66MHz
Cyrix 486 DX2 80MHz -(Still have)
IBM Blue Lighting 486 DX2 66GP -(Still have)
Intel 486 DX2 66MHz (Actually faster than my Cyrix 486 DX2 80MHz.) -(Still have)
Intel 486 DX4 100MHz
Cyrix 5x86 120MHz
Cyrix 5x86 133MHz
Cyrix 6x86 PR90+ (x2)
Cyrix/IBM 6x86 PR166+
Cyrix/IBM 6x86 PR200+
AMD K5 PR75+
Intel Pentium 60MHz -(Still have)
Intel Pentium 66MHz
Intel Pentium 75MHz
Intel Pentium 100MHz
Intel Pentium 133MHz (SY039 Stepping.)
Intel Pentium 150MHz
Intel Pentium 166MHz (x2, I still have one of these.)
Intel Pentium 200MHz
Intel Pentium MMX 166MHz
Intel Pentium MMX 200MHz
Intel Pentium MMX 233MHz -(Still have)
AMD K6 300MHz
AMD K6 II 400MHz
Intel Pentium Pro 150MHz (x4) -(Still have 1)
Intel Pentium Pro 180MHz (x2) -(Still have)
Intel Pentium Pro 200MHz (x1)
Intel Pentium II 233MHz -(Still have)
Intel Pentium II 266MHz
Intel Pentium II 300MHz
Intel Pentium II 333MHz
Intel Pentium II 350MHz
Intel Pentium II 400MHz
Intel Pentium III 450MHz
Intel Pentium III 500MHz -(Still have)
Intel Pentium III 550MHz (x2)
Intel Pentium III 800MHz
Intel Pentium III 1,000MHz (S370 Coppermine) -(Still have)
Intel Celeron 266MHz
Intel Celeron 300A (x4)
Intel Celeron 366MHz (x2)
Intel Celeron 533MHz (x2)
AMD Duron 900MHz
AMD Athlon 1.0GHz (Thunderbird)
AMD Athlon 1.2GHz (Thunderbird)
AMD Athlon 1.33GHz AXIA (Thunderbird) -(Still have)
AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Intel Celeron 2.0GHz
Intel Celeron 2.5GHz
Intel Pentium 4 1.4GHz (S423)
Intel Pentium 4 1.5GHz (S478) -(Still have)
Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz
Intel Pentium 4 2.0A (2.0GHz)
Intel Pentium 4 2.4C (2.4GHz)
Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz
Intel Pentium 4 3.0C
Intel Pentium 4 3.0E
Intel Pentium Model 550 (3.4GHz)
AMD Athlon 64 3200+ (90nm)
AMD Athlon 64 3800+
AMD Opteron 246 (x2)
AMD Opteron 254 (x2)
Intel Pentium D 965 Extreme Edition (3.73GHz) -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6300
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 (Still have)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 (3.2GHz) (x2) -(Still have both of these)
Intel Core i7 920 (C0/C1 stepping) (2.66GHz)
Intel Core i7 920 (D0 stepping) (2.66GHz) -(Still have)
Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition 980X -(Still have, retired)
Intel Core i7 3930K (Server rig)
Intel Core i5 3570K (Was in Girlfriend's machine, now retired.)
Intel Core i7 5960X (@ 4.4GHz)
Intel Core i7 4770K (Girlfriend's CPU)
Intel Core i7 6700K (Accidentally destroyed, was to upgrade GF's machine.)

Mobile CPU Upgrade Progression:

Intel Pentium 166MHz
Intel Celeron 430 (Mobile) -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (Mobile) -(Still have)
Intel Core i7 3720QM (Current)
 
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^ Why so many small upgrades?

AMD 386DX-40
Intel Pentium 100
Intel Celeron 300A
AMD Athlon XP Thoroughbred 1800+
Intel C2D E7200
Intel i5-2500K
Intel i7-3990K
 
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Intel 8088 5Mhz
Intel 386DX 33Mhz
Intel 486DX2 66Mhz
Intel Pentium 133Mhz
Intel Pentium 166Mhz w/ MMX
Intel Pentium 200Mhz w/ MMX
AMD K6-2 450Mhz
Intel Pentium3 700Mhz @ 933Mhz (Coppermine)
AMD Athlon 1.4Ghz @ 1.6Ghz (Thunderbird)
2x Intel Xeon 2.4Ghz @ 3.06Ghz (Prestonia)
2x Intel Xeon 3.06Ghz @ 3.42Ghz (Gallatin)
Intel Q6600 2.4Ghz @ 3.6Ghz (Kentsfield)
Intel Q9650 3.0Ghz @ 4.4Ghz (Yorkfield)
Intel i5-2500k 3.3Ghz @ 5.0Ghz (Sandy Bridge)
Intel i7-5820k 3.3Ghz @ 4.5Ghz (Haswell-E)
 
^ Why so many small upgrades?

AMD 386DX-40
Intel Pentium 100
Intel Celeron 300A
AMD Athlon XP Thoroughbred 1800+
Intel C2D E7200
Intel i5-2500K
Intel i7-3990K

These are across all my systems. These were all owned by me at one time for one reason or another. Some were servers, some were old gaming rigs, others were things I picked up because of a good deal and once I was done playing, I sold them off. If you want to know only what was in my main gaming rigs it would break down like this:

Intel 386 SX 16MHz
Intel 386 DX 25MHz
Cyrix 486 DX2 66MHz
Cyrix 486 DX2 80MHz -(Still have)
Intel 486 DX2 66MHz (Actually faster than my Cyrix 486 DX2 80MHz.) -(Still have)
Cyrix 5x86 133MHz
Cyrix/IBM 6x86 PR200+
Intel Pentium Pro 180MHz (x2 @ 200MHz) -(Still have)
Intel Pentium II 266MHz
Intel Pentium II 333MHz
Intel Pentium II 400MHz
Intel Celeron 300A (x4) (Never could get ONE of these to do 450MHz.)
Intel Pentium III 450MHz
Intel Celeron 366MHz (x2) (Abit BP6 dually rig)
Intel Celeron 533MHz (x2)
Intel Pentium III 800MHz
AMD Athlon 1.33GHz AXIA (Thunderbird) -(Still have)
Intel Pentium 4 2.0A (2.0GHz)
Intel Pentium 4 2.4C (2.4GHz)
Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz
Intel Pentium 4 3.0C
Intel Pentium 4 3.0E
Intel Pentium Model 550 (3.4GHz)
AMD Athlon 64 3800+
AMD Opteron 254 (x2)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 (Still have)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 -(Still have)
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 (3.2GHz) (x2) -(Still have both of these)
Intel Core i7 920 (C0/C1 stepping) (2.66GHz)
Intel Core i7 920 (D0 stepping) (2.66GHz) -(Still have)
Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition 980X -(Still have, retired)
Intel Core i7 3930K (Server rig)
Intel Core i7 5960X (@ 4.4GHz)

The reason for some of these upgrades was due to working retail and getting the Retail Edge deals as well as in-store discounts for CPUs. I was out of retail by the Pentium III 800MHz days. After that I played with far fewer CPUs. Early on my rig was woefully outdated and I often got cheap, but incremental upgrades from friends as well as hand me down hardware. I used to also buy CPUs, OC them and sell them off if they weren't worth a shit. I had a bad run of luck on the Intel Celeron 300A's. That's actually what led me to being a reader of this site. I became a forum member a bit later than that.
 
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Mine is a short list.

Personal machines I've owned

486dx4 100
Pentium 2 - 400
Pentium 3 - 800
Pentium 3 - 1ghz
Thunderbird + 1.33
Thunderbird 1.66
Pentium 4 2.4
Pentium 4 3.2 extreme
Core 2 duo e6400
I5-2500k
I7-4820k
I7-4790k
I7-4930k
I7-5390k


A lot of ransom other computers. But that's my main rig progreasion. I'm sure I'm missing like 5 chips.
 
Intel Pentium III 500Mhz Katmai
Intel Pentium III 1000Mhz Coppermine
AMD Mobile Athlon XP-M 2500+ Barton
AMD Opteron 185 Denmark Dual-Core 2.6 GHz
Intel Core I7 920 Nehalem Quad Core @ 3.2Ghz
Intel Xeon L5639 Westmere Hexa Core @ 3.8Ghz
Intel Xeon X5670 Westmere Hexa Core @ 4.2Ghz

This is most of what i have used....I usually go for nice performance bumps

Dan_D with all those (Still Have's you keep) you might be a hoarder:D
 
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Personal desktop CPU's over the years (including family PC when I was a kid). I will ignore laptops:

Intel 8088 7MHz
Intel 386DX 33MHz
Intel 486DX2 66MHz
Intel Pentium II 266MHz
Intel Celeron 300A 300MHz (OC to 450MHz)
AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1200MHz (can't remember if I OC'd - first PC of my own, year 2000)
Intel Pentium 4 "Northwood-C" 2.4GHz (OC to 3.2GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz (OC to 3.2GHz)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz (OC to 3.3GHz)
Intel Core i7 3770K 3.5GHz (OC to 4.5GHz) - current since May 2012
 
Damn that is a lot of cpu's lol.

Just upgrade when I can't run more than a few games at desired performance. These are from the pc's I built, before that was all prebuilt and parents purchased.

P4 2.8c @ 3.4ghz
E6600 @ 3.6ghz
i7 920 @ 4.2ghz
4790k @ 4.2ghz
 
From kid (so parent's computers included):

486dx100 (with an EISA mobo and math coprocessor!)
P2-266MHz
P4-2.4GHz
P3-1.7GHz (T42; man I loved that laptop, only recently died)
I7-860 (still used)
I5-M520 (8440p; still used)
 
Lets see, I'm only counting PCs I call 'my own' so, no parents PCs when I was a kid/teen.

Main Rig:
AMD Athlon 3400+
AMD Phenom 9850
AMD Phenom II 955
AMD Phenom II 1100t
Intel QFGH Xeon E5 V3

Side Rigs/media centres:


Intel C2D E7500
AMD Phenom II X2 550
Intel i5 660

I'm forgetting SO many...
 
Intel Pentium 90
AMD K6-2 300
AMD Duron 700
AMD Athlon XP 1900+
AMD Athlon 64 3500+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+
Intel Core i5-750

The only two chips that I didn't really put to "good use" were the K6-2 300 and 3500+. (was too busy being a teenager / young adult heh)

I'm still in shock that my i5 is holding up as well as it is! (Bought in Nov. of '09. THAT'S INSANE!! I mean, I can play Fallout 4, GTA V, and Witcher 3 all at reasonably high settings and fps. Still blows me away sometimes.... :cool:)
 
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Dan, thanks! Forced me to remember my progression-

AMD 286 12MHz
AMD 386 40MHz
Pentium 90MHz
Pentium 4 1.8GHz
Pentium 4 3.2GHz
AMD 6000+ 3.0GHz
Core i7 940 2.93GHz
Core i7 4770k 3.5GHz

I didn't build the 286, but built all of the others. Went crazy insane with the 1.8. Had an Adaptec RAID Ultra 320 SCSI card in there with 4 36.6GB IBM drives. Cost WAY too much. :D
 
I have quite a short list now that I think of it!


AMD Athlon K6-2 500
AMD Athlon 1800+
Intel Q6600
Intel 2600K(current system)
 
Never participated in one of these:eek: but here goes:)

Intel pentium mmx?
intel celeron(01)
amd athlon thunderbird 1.2ghz
amd athlon xp 1700+
amd athlon 64 3000+
amd athlon X2 4800 (2.5Ghz)
amd phenom x3 8750?
amd phenom II 920
intel core i5 2400
 
K6-2 300 mhz / radeon 7000 32MB SDR pci card
2.4 ghz "B" northwood pentium 4 / Ti4200 128MB
amd C-50 "bobcat" APU laptop that was dirt cheap and played a ton of UT99 on the go
amd A6 3620 APU 2.2/2.5 ghz / 560TI 2GB
amd A8 4500m 1.9/2.8 ghz laptop ( would play skyrim on medium @ 1366x768 )
i5 4440 3.1/3.3 ghz / 280x / 290x


looks pretty crappy in hindsight. i missed a lot with the PS2 era of gaming since consoles didn't suck back then and i used my pentium 4 machine until like 2010. skyrim got me back into pc gaming.

I'm looking for 'fast for their time' cpu's and gpu's to make legacy builds, hopefully with some velociraptor drives to boot, literally. I gave up hope on finding good CRT's though. I've got some at work but i really want some 19 inch "flat" CRT's in 1600x1200.
 
AMD K6 2 475 MHz
Intel Pentium 3 500 MHz
AMD Athlon 750 MHz (Slot A)
AMD Athlon 1 GHz (Socket A)
AMD Athlon 1.2GHz (Thunderbird)
AMD Athlon 1.33GHz AXIA (Thunderbird)
Dual P3 1GHz Socket 370
AMD Athlon XP 1800+
AMD Athlon XP 2400+
AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Intel Pentium 4 2.0A (2.0GHz)
Intel Pentium 4 2.4C (2.4GHz)
Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz
Intel Pentium 4 3.0C
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
AMD Athlon 64 3800+
AMD Athlon X2 4600
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
Intel Core i7 920
Intel Core i7 965
Intel Core i7 2600K
Intel Core i7 3960X
Intel Core i7 4770K
Intel Core i7 4790K
Intel Core i7 5930K (Current)


I know I am missing a few more, will have to sit back and think.

Also we should have one listing motherboards as well!!
 
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My mains had: P3 500Mhz, AMD Athlon 2000+, AMD Sempron 2400+, C2D E6400, C2Q Q6600, C2Q Q9550, i7 2600K (and a i7 4700MQ work laptop).
Had some 286, 386, P1 and P2's but didin't really know what was in them at the time.

Secondaries in the house right now have got an A8 3850, first gen Atom (painfully slow) and Celeron.
 
Intel Pentium 66Mhz
Cyrix 133MHZ
AMD K6 300MHz
AMD K7 Slot A 600MHZ
Pentium Pro 200Mhz
AMD Athlon 1ghz
AMD Athlon Thunderbird 1.3ghz
AMD Athlon 3200+ Barton
Dual Intel 1.1 Coppermine
AMD Athlon 64 3500+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+
Pentium D 945
Core 2 Duo E6300
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Core 2 Quad Q8400
Phenom II X2 545 (Unlocked to quad core)
Phenom II X6 1035T
Intel i7 920
Intel i3 530
Intel i5 750
AMD 8350
Intel i5 2500k
Intel i7 4770K
Dual Xeon e5 2897v1's
Intel i3 4170
Xeon E3-1231v3

HTPC RIGS
Duron 800Mhz
Xbox (p3 700mhz) XBMC MOD
AMD X2 BE2400
AMD E300
i3 2100T
A6- 5400k
 
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Intel Pentium 166
Intel Pentium III 800
AMD Athlon XP 2800+
Dual Xeon 5150 (Mac Pro 1,1)
AMD Phenom II x4 965 BE
Intel Core i5 2500k
Intel Core i7 3820
Dual Xeon x5355 (Upgraded the Mac Pro)
 
Primary Computer (not including old PC's my family had when I was very young)

Intel Pentium 200Mhz
Intel Pentium II 350Mhz
AMD Duron 800Mhz
AMD Athlon XP 1900+
AMD 10+ random socket A Tbred/Bartons (JIUHB/mobile bartons etc.)
AMD A64 3000 Newcastle
AMD A64 3400 Sledgehammer
AMD Mobile A64 3400 Newark
AMD Opteron 165
Intel Core2Duo E8400
Intel Core2Quad Q9650
Intel Core i7 920
Intel Core i7 2600k
Intel Core i7 4770k
Intel Core i7 4790k
 
I am going to have to write it down...I can't remember anymore. 25+ years.
 
Thats alot of CPU's for it only being 8 days.
( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

jk

Intel Core2Duo E8400
FX-8120
i5-6600k
 
Wow, looks like some people here upgrade CPUs like video cards...
  • Intel 80286-12
  • Intel i486DX2-66
  • Intel Celeron P6, 600 MHz
  • Intel Celeron P6, 1.00 GHz
  • AMD Athlon XP 2000+, 1.67 GHz
  • Intel Pentium 4 Prescott 670, 3.8 GHz
  • Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700, 2.67 GHz
  • Intel Core i7-4770, 3.4/3.9 GHz
  • (Next Upgrade) Intel Skylake-E
 
Wow, looks like some people here upgrade CPUs like video cards...
  • Intel 80286-12
  • Intel i486DX2-66
  • Intel Celeron P6, 600 MHz
  • Intel Celeron P6, 1.00 GHz
  • AMD Athlon XP 2000+, 1.67 GHz
  • Intel Pentium 4 Prescott 670, 3.8 GHz
  • Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700, 2.67 GHz
  • Intel Core i7-4770, 3.4/3.9 GHz
  • (Next Upgrade) Intel Skylake-E

My video card upgrade list is about as long as my CPU upgrade list. It might even be longer.
 
Intel (2006+):

E6600
E8400
Xeon W3520
i7-875K
i3-540
i7-2600K
i5-2500K
i3-2100
i7-3770K
i5-3570K
i3-3225
i7-3820
i7-4930K
i7-4770K
i5-4670K
i3-4330
i7-5820K

AMD (2011+):

Sempron 130
Sempron 140
Athlon II X2 220
A8-3870K
Athlon X4 750K
A10-5800K
A10-7850K

I've also own a variety of other CPUs from mobile and embedded systems but can't recall all of them. My video card list would be about 10x this list, I acquired a lot of GPUs from 2011-2012.
 
Intel Pentium II 450
AMD Athlon XP 1800+
AMD Athlon 64 3200+ X2
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
AMD 955 BE x2
Intel Core i5-4460 x3
Intel Core i5-4670K

Wow the memories, 3200+ x2 was for First child and I, 955 BE was for first and second child, and 4460 x3 was for 3 kids.
 
Intel 80286 (My 1st PC ever for gaming and Univ work)

{Long time using work computers only}

Intel Pentium D 960 (HP Family PC)
Intel E4300 (1st DIY PC/ Gaming))
Intel Q6600 (Gaming)
AMD Athlon II X2 245 (HTPC)
AMD Thuban X6 1055T (HTPC/Folder)
Intel Xeon 2490X 6 Cores (QA8V) Socket R (LGA2011-0) @ 4.5 GHz (Gaming)
Intel Xeon E5 2699v3 Dual CPU (All Purpose)
 
Holy Crap, not sure I can remember them all, but lets try:
This will be for my main pc only.

Intel 286
Pentium 60 @66
Pentium II 266 @300
Pentium III 550 @~650 or so
Athlon T-bird 1100 (By this time I worked at a computer store so I could trade in parts and do small upgrades like this for very cheap)
Athlon T-bird 1200
Athlon T-bird 1333 AXIA
Athlon XP 2000+ (Actually had two of these, at the same time, both on Epox boards, 8kha+ and 8kta3, one PC133, and one DDR 266)
P4C 2.4
Celeron D 2Ghz @ 3Ghz
P4 3.2/HT
Then left the computer store so I sat on that setup for quite some time, but then
Core 2 Dual E6600 EE @3.6Ghz from work, before they were released
Core 2 Dual E7500 @~4.0? (I think, but it was an E7x00 none the less)
Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3.6-3.8 (Back to 65nm...)
Core 2 Quad Q9550 @3.8 or so (EDIT: I remember now I am 99% sure it was a Q9550)
i7 920 @ 4.0Ghz (Now my current windows server)
i7 3930k @ 4.4Ghz (Current Setup)

I have had a lot of other side boxes and such, though.
Some notable ones:
Dual PII 300 system, one of the earliest versions of my server
Dual P3 600E, was my computer at school. (Yes, in HS I had my own personal PC there as I did a lot of computer work for them)
Pentium 3 Xeon 450 1MB L2 (Finding a decent Slot 2 board was hard...)
Dual P3 1G Coppermine S370 (This ran my public webserver for a long time, eventually died due to crappy capacitor death. Still have this board and CPU's)
(Yeah I had an infatuation with SMP systems, lol)
8-way P3 Xeon 900 2MB L2 (Still have this BEAST, and OMG it is a BEAST its like 4-5u+!)
i7 980 (Not extreme edition ver) @ 4.2 Ghz (My current Linux server at home running my ZFS)
i3 3225 (HTPC, OpeneELEC)
i3 3220 (pfsense router)
i5 3570 (Box at my side business)


GPU Wise, lets see if I can remember them all...
Starting with the PII 266:
Riva 128 4MB
Voodoo Banshee 16MB
ATI Rage Fury Pro (Rage 128 Pro) 32mb (oooooh 32-bit color!)
Voodoo 3 3500 TV 16MB (Loved that TV tuner and shit, still have this)
Voodoo 5 5500 64MB Oh yes, Anti Aliasing! And back then the v5 was way better AA than GF 1 or 2.
Geforce 3 Ti 200 128MB o/c'd (About here is when I worked at the computer store, so I swapped a lot)
GeForce4 Ti4200 128MB o/c'd
Radeon 9500 128MB (softmod to 9700)
Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB (Here, I left the computer store, stuck with this on the P4 3.2 for a while...)
Had some gaming laptops in here
Radeon X1950 GT 256MB
GeForce 8800 GT 512MB (Still have this)
Radeon HD 4850 1GB
Radeon HD 4850 1GB CF
Radeon HD 6950 2GB (shaders unlocked to 6970)
Radeon HD 6950 2GB (shaders unlocked to 6970) CF
Radeon HD 7970 3GB
Radeon HD 7970 3GB CF (Current Setup on 3930K)
 
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AMD Athlon Thunderbird Slot-A 1GHz
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Intel C2D E6850
Intel C2Q Q9550
Intel i7 2600K

I think that's correct might of been an E6600 or an XP 2100+.
 
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Intel 486 SX33
Intel 486 DX4-100
Intel Pentium Pro 200 w/ 2MB of L2 cache (Still have the Compaq Deskpro 4000 system, works like a champ)
Intel Pentium III 1GHz (Coppermine)
Intel Xeon (P4 Netburst) DP 2.4GHz
AMD FX-55
AMD FX-60
Intel QX9650 (Still have sitting in my closet and it works)
Intel Core i7-980x (Great system sold to a friend and still rocking it)
Intel Core i7-5960x (Current)
 
I'll try to add the progression for my additional computers in the household. But it'll be hard to remember.

2nd PC (first it was mainly used to play games in multiplayer with my friends when they would come over)

AMD K5PR133 100Mhz (It's not the same CPU re-used that was in my main PC, a completely separate setup, it's pure co-incidence that it had the same CPU type
Celeron 300A @ 375 Mhz
Celeron 366 @ 450 Mhz
Celeron 600 @ 900 Mhz
Athlon XP 2100+ (yes this is the cpu from my main PC)
Core 2 Duo E6300 (again re-used CPU from my main PC)
Cure 2 Duo E7300

3rd PC, that started out as something to have fun with, but later became my home server

Intel Pentium 166MMX
Intel Pentium II 266
Intel Tualatin Celeron 1200Mhz
AMD Athlon X2 3000+
Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180
Intel Celeron G540 (still running this, and I see no reason to upgrade it does everything it needs to)

4th PC I built because I couldn't miss the hype train that was the G3258, it's used by my father as a gaming PC now.

Intel Pentium G3258 @ 4.3


Laptop Progression:
Intel Celeron M230 1.7 Ghz
Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4200, 2 GHz
AMD A6-3400 1.4Ghz
 
Let's see if I remember

CPU's
Pentium 200 MMX (Gave Away)
Pentium 3 800MHz/133 Coppermine S370 (Retired)
Celeron D 347 (Retired)
Core 2 Duo E4300 (Retired)
Pentium Dual-Core E5700 (Dad's Machine)
Core 2 Duo E8400 (Retired)
Core i7 970 (Retired)
Core i5 6500 (Current)
Future: Skylake-E variant.

GPU's
S3 Virge 2MB PCI (Gave Away)
ASUS GeForce 2 GTS 64MB (Damaged)
ASUS GeForce 4 Ti4200-8x (Retired)
MSI GeForce 6800 PCI-E (Retired)
Galaxy GeForce 8800 GT (Retired)
eVGA GeForce 9800 GX2 (Sold)
BFG GeForce GTX 280 (Retired)
MSI GeForce GTX 570 (Sold)
Radeon HD 5750 (Dad's Machine)
eVGA GeForce GTX 670 (Retired)
eVGA GeForce GTX 1070 (Current)
 
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Intel 286 - All I had was dos 4.0 back then
Intel 386 - had dos shell and played Lemmings
Intel 486 - First Computer I had with windows.
Pentium -75 - first computer I paid for, the others ^^^ were hand me downs from cousins
Cyrix 586
Something that was made by Via, I went through a lot of socket 7 processors
Pentium 120
AMD k6-2 450 MHz
Pentium II -350
AMD Athlon 900 MHz
Pentium 3 - 500 MHz - Dad's computer
Pentium 3 - 1 GHz
Amd Athlon XP 1700 (bought for mom)
AMD Athlon XP - 1800 (Mine)
AMD Athlon XP 2600 - 2 of these, built computer for sister
Intel Core2m - Not even sure of the model
AMD Athlon XP X2 5600+
Intel Core2 duo e8400 (had several of these, mom has one now)
Intel i7 920
Intel i7 620 - Work computer
Intel i5 3337u
Intel i7 4790K
 
AMD 5x86 133
Pentium 2 233
Celeron 300a @ 504
Pentium3 600 @ 800
Petium3 800 @ 1066
Pentium4 1.6ghz @ 2.4ghz
Pentiurm4 2.4ghz at 3.4ghz
Core 2 Duo E6320
Core 2 Quad QX6700
Core i7 875K @ 4.3ghz
Core i7 5820k @ 4.4ghz
 
Intel Pentium Pro - Actually have no idea what the speed was as I was just 13 when my dad purchased the system. I just know many year laters when I decided to break the system down, it said Pentium Pro on the CPU.

Intel Pentium 200MHZ w/MMX + Matrox Mystique GPU
Intel Pentium 2 450MHZ Slot 1 + 3DFX Black Magic Voodoo 2 -My very first system build
AMD Athlon Thunderbird 1.00ghz + Nvidia Geforce 2 MX200
AMD Athlon XP 2500+ + ATI 9800SE - Both were purchased from this forum :)
AMD 64 3700+ San Diego + Nvidia Geforce 7800GT BFG
Core 2 Duo E6400 + Nvidia 8800GTS BFG
Core 2 Quad Q6600 + Nvidia 8800GTS BFG
Intel i7-930 + Nvidia Geforce GTX 470 SLI MSI
Intel i5-6600K + Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 SC EVGA
 
Intel Pentium Pro - Actually have no idea what the speed was as I was just 13 when my dad purchased the system. I just know many year laters when I decided to break the system down, it said Pentium Pro on the CPU.

The Pentium Pro came in only a few clock speeds. 150MHz, 166MHz, 180MHz and 200MHz. The 150MHz variety seems to have been the most rare. I almost always saw more 180MHz chips than anything else, but 200MHz CPUs were pretty common.
 
Intel Pentium 166MHz (16mb to 48mb)
Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz (512mb)
Intel Core i7 920 (12gb)
 
Pentium III 800Mhz
AMD Athlon 3700+
AMD Athlon x2 3800+
Intel Core 2 Duo E6550
AMD Phenom II x4 965
Intel Core i5 2500
AMD a8-3500m(hard times lol)
Intel Core i7 3632mq
AMD FX-6350
Intel Core i7 920
Intel Core i7 4790k
 
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