Your CPU progression

friend'scatdied

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Intel i386 (some giant tower, originally dad's, from before I was born)
Intel Pentium 3 800MHz (some crappy eMachines)
Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz (some crappy Vaio desktop)
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 1.8GHz (first build ever)
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 2.4GHz (2008 Macbook)
Intel Atom N280 1.6GHz (Asus 1000HE)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8300 2.83GHz (second [personal] build ever)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.00GHz (baby step for second build ever)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz (minor "upgrade" for second build ever)
 

Rossi~

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Pentium 2 233Mhz
Athlon socket 750mhz
Pentium 3 900mhz
AMD TBird 1.2Ghz
AMD Duron 1.8Ghz @ 2.4Ghz
Athlon XP-M 2Ghz @ 2.4Ghz
Opteron 165 @ 2.8Ghz
i7 920 @ 3.93Ghz
 

quixotic

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iirc..

Zilog Z80 3 MHz
Intel 486DX4 100 MHz
Intel Pentium II 350 MHz
Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
Intel Celeron 1800 MHz
Intel Pentium M 1.73 GHz
Intel Core i7 2.66 GHz
 
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brettjrob

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Pentium I 100 MHz
K6 400 MHz
Celeron 633 MHz
Duron 1.2 GHz
Athlon XP 2000+
Pentium IV (Northwood) 2.4 GHz
E8400
 

PolygonGTC

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Intel Pentium 1 75MHz
Intel Pentium 1 133MHz (Still Have)
Intel Pentium 1 166MHz (Still Have)
AMD K62 450MHz
Intel Pentium 3 550MHz
Intel Pentium 3 800MHz Dual
Intel Pentium 3 1.0GHz (Still Have)
Intel Pentium 4 Celeron 1.6GHz
AMD Athlon XP 3200+
AMD Athlon X2 6400
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (Still Have)
Intel Core i7 860 (Current)
 

commissioneranthony

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Linotype heil 286 @10mhz
386 machine running windows 3.1
Packard Bell @ 75mHZ (P1 Gold edition)
Compaq P1 @166mhz
P1 233mhz mmx machine
Compaq persario Athlon T-bird 900mhz -->1000mhz-->1.2ghz
A1 computing corp P4 @3.4 ghz (bad idea)
emachines AMD 3500+
AMD Athlon X2 4200+
AMD Phenom 9850
AMD Phenom 9950be
 

stupoop

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Intel Pentium III 800 Mhz
Intel Pentium 4 2.6 Ghz Northwood
Intel Pentium 4 2.8 Ghz Northwood
Intel Pentium 4 3.0 Ghz Prescott
AMD Athlon X2 5000+ BE OC@3.0Ghz
Intel Core i7 920 OC@3.0Ghz
 

-SHiFT-

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Pentium II 350MHz (Dad's old system that I replaced with the Pentium D below for about a year - sitting in my closet right now)
AMD Duron 1.2GHz (Again dad's old system, used this for 2 years until the motherboard and CPU both fried)
Pentium 4 630 (Currently sister's system, planning upgrade to a cheap Core 2)
Pentium D 805 (Unused right now, sitting in my closet)
Core 2 Duo E7200 (my last system which I transferred all parts to my dad's system as well as my RAM and motherboard)
Core i7 860 (Current)
 
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Intel 233MMX - Fried along with everything
Intel Celeron 850Mhz - Still have it, remains unused
AMD Athlon 3000+ - In use on my brothers machine
AMD Athlon X2 3600+ - Killed it when I accidently bent the pins
AMD Athlon X2 6000+ - In use in my sister's machine
Intel E8500 - Sold
Intel Q9650 - Sold
AMD Phenom II X4 955 - Sold
AMD Phenom II X2 550 - Current on my second rig
Intel Core i7 860 - Sold, wanted a X58 instead
Intel Core i7 950 - Current on my main rig
Intel Core i5 750 - Sold, only bought it to test my motherboard which came back from RMA
 

z3r0-

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800mhz thunderbird
1700+ tbred
2500+ barton
1800+ tbred
1800+ tbred
2400+ tbred
3200+ A64 socket 754
3000+ A64 DTR socket 754
3500+ A64 venice 939
3700+ san diego 939
opteron 146 939
opteron 165 939
3800+ x2 939
opteron 170 939
4400+ x2 ES 939
3800+ new orleans AM2
3500+ newcastle 939
3800+ x2 AM2
E6600
3800+ x2 AM2
xeon 3060
E8400 wolfdale
phenom 2 940BE

christ...
 
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Mccaula718

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Intel Pentium 4@2.0
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
Amd Opteron 170@2.7
AMD Athlon 64x2 3800+@2.4
AMD Athlon 64x2@1.8(laptop, don't know exact model)
Intel E5200@3.5

Small list but i didn't get first computer til 8th grade. Mom still actually uses that pc everyday. Built first pc when i was 16 and i'm now only 20.
 

P4Power

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8MHz Intel 8086
8MHz NEC V30 with Turbo to 10MHz!
10MHz Intel 286
20MHz IBM 386SLC
33MHz Intel 486SX - In an old laptop that still works!
33MHz Intel 486DX

Got all the Pentiums in a tray from eBay some years ago for like $20.
60MHz Intel Pentium
75MHz Intel Pentium
90MHz Intel Pentium
100MHz Intel Pentium
120MHz Intel Pentium
133MHz Intel Pentium
150MHz Intel Pentium
166MHz Intel Pentium
200MHz Intel Pentium

166MHz Intel Pentium MMX
200MHz Intel Pentium MMX

180MHz Pentium Pro
200MHz Pentium Pro 256K
200MHz Pentium Pro 512K - was my firewall and router until last summer.

233MHz Intel Pentium II
266MHz Intel Pentium II
333MHz Intel Pentium II
450MHz Intel Pentium II - upgrade from the 333, ran Win2k and was my file/print server until last summer.

650E MHz Intel Pentium III x 2 - from a relative's upgrade.
1.0EB GHz Intel Pentium III

2.60GHz Intel Celeron - extremely underpowered, was given to me in an eMachines.

2.40GHz Intel Pentium 4 - had this in a laptop that replaced the 2.20.

2.50GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5200 - built a new bedroom computer to replace the Atom since I wanted to be able to play games from my bed if I wanted to.

CPUs I Still Use
1.40GHz Intel Pentium III-S - the last and greatest PIII, got it from eBay with a Dell Dimension for dirt cheap.

1.30GHz Intel Pentium 4 - RDRAM, oh god, still too expensive to this day! Built for fun.
1.60GHz Intel Pentium 4 - my first Pentium 4 computer and the one that really started me on all of this. Rebuild, the first one was fried in an electrical surge.
2.20GHz Intel Pentium 4 - upgrade from the Celeron in the eMachines. Also had this CPU in a laptop that died.
2.40B GHz Intel Pentium 4 - replacement for the fried 1.60.
2.80A GHz Intel Pentium 4 - fastest and rare 400MHz FSB P4, built a PC around it just for fun on the cheap.
2.80C GHz Intel Pentium 4 HT - played BF1942 for endless nights.
3.06B GHz Intel Pentium 4 HT - powers my huge 17" DTR notebook, also played many nights of BF when I was at my friend's house.
3.40C GHz Intel Pentium 4 HT - fastest Northwood ever, one of my favorites. I used this as my main gaming machine until the release of Vista.

630MHz Intel Celeron M ULV 353 - in my tiny 7" Eee 701, a rather good performer despite the low clock. Great little machine.
2.26GHz Intel Pentium M 780 - just built this one about 2 days ago. Had enough spare parts to build it, only needed the CPU and the MB. My non-gaming bedroom computer.

1.60GHz Intel Atom HT N270 - in my 10" Eee 1000HA. Plenty of speed for what I use it for.
1.60GHz Intel Atom HT 230 - my first Atom machine. I used it as my bedroom computer for a while until the 330. Now it is my router/firewall running Untangle.
1.60GHz Intel Atom HT 330 - upgraded my bedroom computer yet again and this is now my file/print/FTP server. Runs Server 2008 R2 with 4GB of RAM, handles whatever I throw at it.

2.16GHz Intel Core Duo T2600 - in my XPS M1210, my first machine based on a PM/Core architecture CPU. Extraordinary chip, came with XP which I upgraded to Vista (if you want to call it that) and then to 7. Not many processors can survive that many OS jumps and still retain their performance.
3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo M T9900 - powers my new Latitude E6400. Blistering fast and clocks all the way down to 800MHz when on battery. With the extended battery and the battery slice that fits on the bottom of the machine it gives me 19 hours away from the mains!!
3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 - replaced the E5200 as my bedroom gaming machine. Uncannily fast, was going to OC it, but once I powered it on I realized it didn't need it.

2.13GHz Intel Xeon X3210 - this is what powers my workstation. Wanted to have a quad-core machine that I could do work on (I am a heavy multitasker) that didn't sound like a cyclone
2.40GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3.0GHz - I upgraded to this gaming machine from the 3.40C, what an extreme jump! I have been wanting a new machine based on the i7, but I just cannot justify it when this does everything I can toss at it. This is the cyclone I referred to, not supposed to be quiet with 3x8800's in it!


Well, I think that shows my manufacturer preference... The reason I have so many machines is that I like to collect them and when I decide it is time to upgrade I eventually build another machine around the CPU I upgraded from.
 

cerilia

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Intel Pentium 100MHz
Intel Pentium III 933 MHz
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
AMD Athlon 64 3500+
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600

This list doesn't include my laptop CPUs.
 

capt_cope

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386 - too long ago to remember the mhz
PII 333mhz (fastest computer on the block at that point.)
AMD Sempron something or other in 754
AMD X2 3800+ (skt 939)
AMD Opteron 165
C2D E6750
C2Q Q6600
i7 920
 
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Graben

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Intel 8088 (parent's pc)
Intel Pentium 2 350
AMD Athlon Thunderbird 700
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
Intel Core Duo T2250
Intel Core2 Quad 9300
 

Zellio2010

Limp Gawd
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Mos Technology 6510 (Commodore 64)
80286 10 mhz (Tandy 1000 tl)
386 SX
486 SX
486 SX
486 DX
486 DX
486 DX (laptop version)
Pentium 100 (Laptop)
Cyrix 233
Celeron 500
Athlon 1800+
Athlon 2500+
Pemtium D 805
Core 2 Duo e6400 (Launch model with 2 megs cache disabled)
Core 2 Duo mobile
Core i7 920

And now, for cpus not part of the 'progression'
Intel Atom in a eee box
Intel Atom in a Acer Aspire One
 

gwarren007

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100 pentium -128mb ram/win 95
400 pentiumII- 384 mb ram/win 98se
sempron 2800 socket A - 1gb ram / XP
2.8/800 pentium4 Socket 478 - seemed slower than the sempron - 1gb ram /XP:(
E6400 conroe - 2gb ram / XP
Q6600 -4gb ram / XP

This is for our main computer...

Add
Xeon X3440 / 3gb ram (new main computer)
 

KoZLop

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Only listed the processors that I bought. .

Intel Pentium 133mhz, 32mb of ram, 4mb graphics, 5gig - Compaq 4770 (still have)
Intel Celeron 700mhz, 64mb of ram, 8mb graphics, 20gig - Emachine 700itx
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AMD Palomino 2000+ 1.6@1.8ghz, 256mb of ram, geforce4 graphics, 40gig - soyo barebone
AMD Thoughbred 2400+ 2.0@2.6ghz, 256mb of ram, intergraded geforce4, 40gig - custom 1
Intel Celeron 2.660@2.8ghz, 512mb of ram, standard graphics, 40gig - custom 2
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Intel Pentium 4 3.0c@3.4ghz, 512mb of ram, geforce 6600gt, 40gig - custom 3
// 2x 500gig hard drives
// Has 1gig of ram now (backup pc)
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Intel Pentium 4 2.0@2.4ghz, 512mb of ram, geforce4, 30gig - custom 4 (travel pc)
// Intel Celeron D 2.1@2.66ghz - upgrade custom 4 (now mom's pc)
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Intel Pentium D 805 2.6@3.0ghz, 1gig of ram, standard graphics, 40gig hard drive - custom 5
Intel Core Duo 2 e6400 @ 2.6ghz, 2gig of ram, geforce 9500gt, 320gig - custom 6 (main pc)
 

kbaer89

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Pentium 2 333mhz
AMD Athlon T-Bird 1.2ghz w/533mhz fsb (This PC was named the "Dream Machine")
Intel 920 2.8ghz dual core (Dell XPS 400 Machine)
Athlon 3800+ x2 (First build - got this CPU for $30 brand new)
Phenom 8450 x3
Athlon 2 620 x4
 

CruisD64

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Apple IIe
286 16mhz
486 33mhz
Pentium 75mhz
Pentium 166mhz (Overdrive cpu)
Pentium II 233mhz
AMD 400mhz
Pentium II 450mhz
Pentium III 450mhz
Athlon TBird 1.1ghz
Athlon TBird 1.4 ghz (hot!)
Athlon XP 1500+
Athlon XP 3200+
Athlon X2 3800+
Athlon 64 3500
Opteron 165 @ 2.7ghz
Core2Duo e7200 @3.8
Core2Duo e8500 @4.2
Core2Quad q9550x2 @ 4.0 and 4.2

and I'm 26 :)
 

covertash

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Pentium 75MHz
Pentium 120MHz
Pentium II 400MHz
Athlon Thunderbird 1.4GHz
Opteron 165 @ 2.8GHz
Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3.6GHz
Core i7 920 @ 4GHz

Ah the nostalgia... :)
 

DonInKansas

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That I can remember.........

Socket A T-Bird
939 3800x2
775:
e2180
e8500
q9450
e8400

Currently (as of today :D)i5 750
 

eggrolls

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Pentium II 350 MHz (1998)
Pentium 4 2 GHz (2002... about time!)
Sempron 2800+ (2006... P4 died on me)
Q6600 (2007... huge jump lol)
 

spK

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486
Pentium 1
Pentium II MMX
Pentium 3 - 450mhz
Pentium 3 - 866mhz
Sempron 3000+
AMD 3200+
C2D E6600
C2D E6750 - current
 

Olaf16

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My First Own was a 501MHz Socket 1 Intel P3 CPU
933 Pentium3 Socket 370 as it released :)
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2 1.4 GHz Tualatin's
P4 S. 478, i think it was a 1.7 GHz
Some other S. 478 P4 CPUs, mostly the newest which released with higher GHz...
3 GHz S. 775 P4, following a 3.6GHz Prescott
Some Pentium D's... :D
Q6600 G0 as it released
Q9550
QX9650 ES (became for free from a friend)
Core i7 920 d0 which still runs here on the EVGA with 4.2Ghz @ 1.21v
Some kind of a Core i5 ES i became before release with a P55 mainboard (still lieing around here somewhere..)
Core i7 975 ES (became also from a friend as the normal 975 Released, so he didnt needed the high vcore ES version CPU lol xD)
6 Core i7 980(b)x (?) ES that does not work somehow on my EVGA X58 X3 SLi Classified E759, but on the X58 Supercomputer Asus Mainboard from my Friend lol :mad: (Need maybe some BIOS Updates...)

Also a lot of Single core (S. 752?) Xeons, Dual/Quad Core S. 771 Xeons in all the Servers i had until now lol...
 

EvilAlchemist

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Intel 486SX - 25Mhz
Cyrix 686 - 166Mhz
Intel Pentium - 133Mhz
Intel Pentium 2 - 450Mhz
Intel Pentium 4 (Northwood) 2.4Ghz
Intel Pentium 4 (Prescot) 3.0Ghz
Intel E6600 Core 2 Duo - 2.4 Ghz
Intel X6800 Core 2 Duo - 3.0 Ghz
Intel Q6600 Core 2 Quad - 2.4 Ghz
Intel 2 x X5550 (Gainestown) - 2.66 Ghz
 

acanthis

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Kaypro
Kaypro II (still pretty sure my dad still has one of those)
386
486SX
486DX 33
480DX-2 66Mhx
Cyrix DX-2 80Mhz
486 DX-4 100Mhz
Pentium 90 Mhz
Pentium 133 Mhz
Cyrix P166+
Pentium 200Mhz
Pentium 233MMX
P-II 233 Mhz
P-II 333Mhz
P-II 350Mhz
P-III 450Mhz
P-III 500Mhz
P-III 733Mhz
AMD Thunderbird 750Mhz
P-III 933Mhz
Dual Celeron 933Mhz
P-IV 1.7Ghz
P-IV 2.4Ghz
P-IV 3.0Ghz
AMD 3200+
AMD 3800+ X2
E6600
Q6600
E5300
E8500
I7 920

The last 3 ones, are the ones I use currently, I think I got most of them
 

regk

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Intel 8088 4MHz
Pentium 90
Pentium 233 w/mmx
AMD k6 2-400
AMD K6 3-450
Pentium 3 600mhz (I think)
Socket A sempron @ 1.6ghz
Socket 754 Sempron 2500
Socket 754 Athlon 64 (clawhammer) @ 2.1 ghz (current rig)

Looking at my specs, I am stuck in 2004/5?. I want an upgrade so badly but i am too cheap/poor
 

KingerXI

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PII - 400Mhz
Athlon64 3200+
Core2Duo E8600
W3540 i7
i7 2600k

I can't believe I kept the Athlon64 from 2004-11/2008. I am now addicted to speed!
 
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Freezebyte

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From day one of my computing experience:

*Parents bought*

1993: Intel Pentium i486 "DX " 33mhz First computer with 2X CDROM added later which I thought was Godlike back in the day

1998: Pentium 2 MMX "Klamath" 233mhz Slot1 Ran with kickass 3DFX Voodoo 2 card

*Self bought/built*

2001: AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.33ghz First self build. Ran with king of the world Geforce 3. Overclocked to 1.4ghz. AMDs finest days

2002: AMD Athlon XP "Thoroughbred" 2100+ 1.73ghz First and only water cooled ring. Overclock not stable. AMD continues to reign

2003: Intel Pentium 4 HT "Northwood" 2.8ghz AMD now sucks and I defect to Intel. First successful overclock to 3.2ghz. Ran with first and only ATI vid card, 9800pro because nVidia now also sucks until 6800GT launch in 04

2005: AMD Athlon 64 "Clawhammer" 3700+ 2.4ghz AMD regains the throne, no successful overclock. Back to nvida again with 7800GTX

2008: Intel Core 2 Duo "Wolfdale" E8500 3.16ghz Current Intel Strikes back, overclocked to 3.8ghz. nVidia loyalty continues with GTX 260


*sniff* Good memories....
 
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I don't really recall anything from when I was 10... but...

Intel Pentium 166MHz
Intel Pentium MMX 200MHz

Then, it was some kind of P3.. 733Mhz was it? Lasted well over into 2005.

Followed by P4 3.2Ghz HT (Northwood C) until last month :p

Currently, on i7 960 3.2Ghz HT (D0 Stepping)

I know, I change CPUs as often as most folks buy new car.
 

RS3RS

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I don't think I can remember a lot of them, so some will be left out... Let's see.

386 ?? mhZ (33 mhZ I think?)
Various 486 chips of increasing mhZ
Pentium II 233 mhZ
Pentium III 800 mhZ
Penium III 1.3 ghZ (first Windows XP system)
Pentium III 1.4 ghZ (laptop)
Intel Centrino 1.7 ghZ (laptop, still have it)
Pentium 4 2.66B (533 mhZ FSB) for a few years
Next stage was the same P4 2.66B but overclocked to 3.2 ghZ
Core2Duo 8600 (for a few months)
Now I'm on an AMD Athlon x2 7750 at stock speeds

I don't upgrade that often usually. I'm not the kind of person that 5 FPS makes a big difference to. This one will probably last me many years :)
 
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Holy shit, I wouldve commited sucide if I kept my Northwood that long!
Did I mention I went from WinXP to Win2008R2 in that move as well. :p

But in reality, I just did not know what to replace that P4 with. I knew I had to do complete overhaul, there was no question about it. It was never a question of replacing one part or another. It was all or nothing.
 
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