Your CPU progression

grumperfish

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486 DX2 66mhz
Pentium 75
Pentium overdrive (166mhz IIRC)
Pentium 4 2.4C
Pentium 4 3.0E (possibly a downgrade vs. above)
Pentium D 940
C2D E6600
C2Q Q6600
i7 920
2600K
9900K

Along with some other parts here and there for other machines, but the above list is main desktop progression. I never used AMD chips although I might whenever I do the next build.
 
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staknhalo

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That I can remember (who knows what I had when using computers ever since Win 3.1 in the early 90s, but before I was "into" computers)

AMD Athlon 64 3200+

Intel Core 2 Duo E6300

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600

Intel Core i5 3570K

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

I've had other CPUs over the years in other systems (HTPCs and Media Servers) - but those are my 'Main Rig' CPUs
 
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Fun trying to remember at this point.. I collect a lot but I'm leaving that out for actual time period hardware I had (leaving out laptop stuff..)

... first ever attempt to use a table, lol
CPU​
Blahblah​
AMD 286 12mhz??? - 1992 ...wolfenstein 3d, really really slow wolfenstein 3d...
486 DX 33mhz1992-1995~ ....doom and learning how to program. cl -AM - Blahblah and char far *pointer my doodz
AMD K6-2 350mhzSummer 1998 (first CPU I physically bought and installed)... Half-Life made me do it.
AMD Athlon 1ghz (tbird)summer 2000 ... bought to smooth out Diablo 2 and then counter-strike
Pentium 4 HT (Northwood) 2.8ghz2003 ... Problematic build from HELL, by far and away my most hated "main" PC of all time
Athlon 64 X2 3800+2005. Oh my god. This thing annihilated the pants off of the p4 in half-life 2. Fond memories.
Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 stepping @ 4ghzlate 2007, Craziest boost I've ever seen from a CPU. I decided to see how long this system would live.. and it still lives.

Even more crazy - this system still lives to this day on my other desk. CPU was however upgraded to a Xeon E5450 @ 4ghz in 2019 / 8GB DDR2 800 / Asus P5Q Pro. CPU is cooled by an h100i and boots from a brand new SSD!
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition~2009 "Work PC" upgrade so I could play borderlands away from my main, heheheh.
i7 4790k8/2014 - Finally upgraded my main from the Q6600 rig.
Ryzen 7 3700x2019 - I call it the 4790k*2 rig.. happy vmware guest
Ryzen 7 2700x2021 - "Work PC 2021 edition"

Well.. that's my tale of computers. I've played with countless CPUs but these are the ones I legitimately use/used full time.
 
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Fun trying to remember at this point.. I collect a lot but I'm leaving that out for actual time period hardware I had (leaving out laptop stuff..)

... first ever attempt to use a table, lol
CPU​
Blahblah​
AMD 286 12mhz??? - 1992 ...wolfenstein 3d, really really slow wolfenstein 3d...
486 DX 33mhz1992-1995~ ....doom and learning how to program. cl -AM - Blahblah and char far *pointer my doodz
AMD K6-2 350mhzSummer 1998 (first CPU I physically bought and installed)... Half-Life made me do it.
AMD Athlon 1ghz (tbird)summer 2000 ... bought to smooth out Diablo 2 and then counter-strike
Pentium 4 HT (Northwood) 2.8ghz2003 ... Problematic build from HELL, by far and away my most hated "main" PC of all time
Athlon 64 X2 3800+2005. Oh my god. This thing annihilated the pants off of the p4 in half-life 2. Fond memories.
Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 stepping @ 4ghzlate 2007, Craziest boost I've ever seen from a CPU. I decided to see how long this system would live.. and it still lives.

Even more crazy - this system still lives to this day on my other desk. CPU was however upgraded to a Xeon E5450 @ 4ghz in 2019 / 8GB DDR2 800 / Asus P5Q Pro. CPU is cooled by an h100i and boots from a brand new SSD!
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition~2009 "Work PC" upgrade so I could play borderlands away from my main, heheheh.
i7 4790k8/2014 - Finally upgraded my main from the Q6600 rig.
Ryzen 7 3700x2019 - I call it the 4790k*2 rig.. happy vmware guest
Ryzen 7 2700x2021 - "Work PC 2021 edition"

Well.. that's my tale of computers. I've played with countless CPUs but these are the ones I legitimately use/used full time.
Your table mentioning games took me back to some fond memories from the late 90's and early 2000's!!!!
 
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I’m not sure if I posted in this ancient thread or not, so here we go:

Motorola 68020 at 16 MHz (Mac LC)
Power PC 601 -120 MHz (Mac Clone)
Pentium 120
Power PC 604e at 200 ish MHZ
p2-300
Athlon 750
Athlon XP 1900
Athlon XP 2600
Athlon 64 X2 3800 at 2.7ghz (great chip)
Q6600 at 3.4 GHZ (still in use)
2600K at 4.7 GHZ (
2500K at 4.5 GHZ (secondary- in use)
6700K at 4.6 GHZ
8086K
9900K
5950X

I had some other short lived systems that I didn’t put in the list.
 

syd2o2

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1998 starting with Pentium 233Mhz MMX
Pentium 3 667Mhz
AMD Athlon XP 1600 (still have this in working condition, 512MB SDRam, GeForce ti4200, 40GB HDD, all components upgraded later in use)
AMD Athlon64 4800+
AMD Phenom X4 9850
AMD Phenom II X4 940
Intel i5 3570k
Intel i7 4770K
AMD Ryzen 3600
AMD Ryzen 5800
 

jlbenedict

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wow.. had to go by my Heatware feedback to piece together somewhat of a progression.. accuracy is most likely not 100%.. but it was fun digging into it-

Intel Pentium 90
Intel Pentium 133
Intel Pentium II 450 (Slot 1)
AMD K6-2 450
Intel Celeron 366
Intel Pentium III 600 (Slot 1)
Intel Pentium III 700 (Socket 370)
AMD T-Bird 1.0 Ghz (Socket 462 / A)
AMD T-Bird 1.4 Ghz (Socket 462 / A)
AMD XP 1600+ (Socket 462 / A)
Intel Pentium 4 Northwood 2.0 Ghz (Socket 478)
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ (Socket 939)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (Socket 939)
Intel Pentium 4 Cedar Mill 651 3.4 GHz (LGA 775)
AMD Phenom II Callisto X2 555 (AM3)
AMD Phenom X4 9850 (AM2)
Intel Core Sandy Bridge i7-2670QM
AMD FX-6300 (AM3+)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 (AM4)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X (AM4)
 

Napoleon

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AMD 386
Cyrix 486/586
Pentium 120
AMD K6-2 (I forget) 330 or 450?
AMD T-Bird 1.4GHZ AYJAH? stepping
AMD Athlon XP 2500+ Barton
Intel Laptop
Intel Core I7-920
Intel X5670 6 core
Indel I7-7700 laptop
 

CrimsonKnight13

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I can't recall past a certain point but I'll start with my current progression.

Intel Core 2 Q6600
Intel Core i7-970
Intel Xeon L5639
Intel Core i7-5820K
Intel Core i7-6850K
Intel Core i9-10850K
 

Chimpee

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Here is the list of the Desktop CPU I had and or purchase.

Intel 486-DX2
Intel Pentium 2 233 Mhz
Intel Pentium 3 667 Mhz
AMD Athlon XP Barton 2500+ 1867Mhz
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Intel Ivybridge i5 3570K
Intel Coffee Lake i7 8700K
Intel Coffer Lake i5 9400F x2
AMD Ryzen 2600X
AMD Ryzen 3600
 

ssj925

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I can’t remember my CPU progression (had too many) but these are what I have today:

Intel Core i9 10980XE (desktop)
Intel Core i9 9900K (Alienware Area-51m Laptop)
Intel Core i7 3920XM @ 4.2Ghz (Alienware M18xR2 Laptop)
Intel Core i7 2637M (Alienware M11xR3 Laptop)
Intel Core i7 8850H (Dell Precision Laptop)
AMD FX-8350 (Gym shed computer)
Intel Xeon W3680 (Bar shed computer)

Still have a decent amount of intel generations
 

Mojo3k70

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From what I can remember:

Intel 486DX2 66 mhz
Intel Pentium 133 mhz
Intel Pentium 3 450 mhz
(Here is where I started to overclock)
AMD Duron 900 mhz @1.3ghz
AMD Athlon XP 2000+ 1.6 ghz @ 2ghz
AMD Athlon XP 3200+ 2.2ghz @ stock
AMD Athlon 64 3400+ 2.4ghz @ stock
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ @ 2.4ghz
Intel Core 2 E2200 2.2ghz @ 3.1ghz

Took me a while to finally switch back to Intel but i'm very happy with my little budget chip, it's a monster overclocker (still using stock cooling too).

Updating my list from 12 years ago. I don't remember the clocks specifically now. Getting older is a bitch..
After E2200:
Intel Q8300
AMD FX8350 (Sidegrade IMO)
Intel i7 4790k (massive upgrade in games)
AMD Ryzen 1800X (sidegrade for games but needed the cores)
AMD Ryzen 3600x
Intel I7 11700F (current)

Managed to get a ridiculous deal on current i7 and z590 board. Would have been $300 CAD more for equiv 5800x system.
Nice upgrade over my 3600x for high framerate games.
 

syncopied

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intel celeron ? - emachines desktop running win 98
intel pentium 4 ? - sony vaio desktop running win xp
amd athlon x2 4400+ - finally built my first PC
amd phenom ii x3 720 - second pc built
intel i5-4670k - 3rd pc built and my current one

had a few laptops throughout the years but their processors were not the deciding factors for purchase
 

StoleMyOwnCar

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Out of what I can remember:
Pentium II
Pentium III
Pentium IV
Athalon 3200
Athalon 4400X2
i5 750
i7 4770k
i7 8700k
i5 11400 (not an actual progression; my main computer is actually still using the 8700k; this is for a bedroom computer)
 

Captain Newmackwa

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Intel Pentium 100Mhz
Intel Pentium III 500Mhz
AMD AthlonXP 2000+
AMD AthlonXP 2500+
AMD Athlon64 3000+
AMD Athlon64 X2 4200+
AMD Athlon X2 5000+
AMD Phenom II X4 945
Intel Core i5 2500K
Intel Core i5 4590
Intel Core i7 4790K
Intel Core i7 8700K
Intel Pentium G4560
Intel Core i9 9900K
 

XoR_

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  • AMD 386SX25@33MHz - it was a beast :D And yes it could run Doom... but I could not feel like I am runinng in Doom... strange
  • Pentium 166MHz - biggest jump in performance. Like going from head crab to full blown alien
  • Celeron 667MHz@750MHz - not much to say except it was golden era of 440BX + Voodoo 2/3 era of gaming
  • Celeron 1.8GHz@2.2GHz - it was super cheap used stuff bargain, mmm'kay?
  • AMD K5 100MHz - flashed round bios to square EEPROM and had to use it for a while. Learned ANSI C out of boredom though =)
  • Athlon XP 1700+ JIUHB @ 2.266MHz - now we are getting somewhere...
  • Athlon XP 2500+ @ 2.266MHz - and we went nowhere with this change XD
  • Pentium D 2.6GHz@3.8GHz - for a while it was one of these rare sights to have two PCs in one PC. Could extract RAR and play games at the same time!
  • Pentium Dual-Core E2160 1.6GHz@3.166GHz - and this one was the highest OC I ever had and one of the cheapest CPU's I had, especially new and last real improvement in performance I ever felt. One issue though: at this point way more people had dual cores so it wasn't as fascinating =(
  • Pentium Dual-Core E7200@3.85GHz - I got to >500MHz FSB eventually =D
  • Core i3 540 3.06GHz@4.6GHz - This thing with SSD and Vista was fast. I really didn't feel much difference in desktop performance after that...
  • Core i7 860 @4GHz - base clock lost its meaning. More like a side grade and it killed my mobo XD
  • Core i5 3570K @4.8GHz - de-lidded it the next day then used it for few years and I could still use it just fine
  • Core i9 9900K StOCK - this thing is HOT... and overpowered imho so I do not bother to overclocking it. Especially with RTX 2070 and 4K monitor =)
I really missed only 486DX2 66MHz and if I didn't my life would be complete...
 
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AMD 486 DX4-120MHz (the only computer I didn't build)
Cyrix 6x86 200MHz (first computer built, summer of '98) w/Voodoo 1 card
AMD K6-2 300MHz w/Voodoo 3
AMD Athlon 700MHz
AMD Athlon 900MHz
AMD Athlon 1.3GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1800+
AMD Athlon MP2400+ (ran in dual CPU config)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (still running in an old MAME cabinet w/ArcadeVGA card)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Core i7 870
Core i7 2600K
Core i7 3770K
Core i7 7700K w/1080ti ftw3
Core i7 8700K w/2080ti ftw3
Core i9 9900K - delidded 5GHz all core. AMD RX580 (production machine)
Core i7 9700K (current, 2nd sim racing rig) w/3090 ftw3
Core i9 11900K (current main sim racing rig) w/3090 Kingpin

And over 30 different Macs (since 2001 G4 - 2019 Mac Pro 16-core)
 

MikeRotch

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I just went through this exercise with my friends a few months ago heh. This doesn't include the dozen or so personal laptops I've owned .

Workstation
AMD 286 @ 16 MHz
AMD 386DX @ 40 MHz
Pentium 100
Pentium MMX 166
Celeron 300A @ 450Mhz - so proud of this guy, paired with Voodoo2 SLI it lasted me a lonnnnnng time (when talking about gaming machines)
Pentium 3 Socket 370 - forgot the speed but I think it was 900 MHz
AMD Opteron Socket 939 - again not sure about speed but I think it was 2.3 GHz or something
AMD Opteron Socket AM3+ - not sure about speed
Intel Core 2 Duo - don't remember which version, pretty sure it was E series
Intel Core i7 940
Intel Core i7 3770k - relidded with liquid metal
Intel Core i7 7700k - relidded with liquid metal
AMD 5800x

Server
Intel Atom 1.6 GHz in the Acer easyStore H340 - originally just a file server
Intel Celeron G1610 - migrated HDD's out of easyStore and into a tower and still a file server
Intel Core i7 3770k (inherited from Workstation)
AMD 2700x
AMD 5900x
 
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Unibomber13

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CPUs in my personal PCs:
P4 1.3 Willamette
Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester
Opteron 170
Phenom II 940
Ryzen 1600
 

hmz

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Celeron 300A
AMD Duron 800mhz
Some laptops in between
Pentium 4 Northwood (one of the worst)
Conroe E6600 (one of the best cpus ever)
2500K
i3-8100
9600K
 

pclausen

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Let's see:

Z80A @ 4 MHz (LNW 80)
6502 (VIC 20)
6510 (Commodore 64)
68000 @ 5 MHz (Apple Lisa)
68000 @ 7.16 MHz (Amiga 2000)
286 (several)
386 (several)
486 (several)
Bunch of LGA775 stuff
A few LGA2011 CPUs (still have some Xeon based servers running today)
Bunch of LGA1150 stuff
Bunch of LGA1151 stuff
i5-9400
5800
5950x
11900K

Probably well over 100 CPUs over the years. No way I would be able to remember all of them, lol. Never got into AMD until Zen3.
 

robijito123

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486 dx
pentium 1 90
pentium 233
cyrix rando chip
amd k62 380
amd K62+ 400
Amd k7 800
amd 1ghz socket a
amd 1.2 thunderbird
Random duron with pencil lead mod
AMD 2500+ barton
celeron 300a
dual intel 1ghz coppermine
amd 939 3000
amd 939 4200x2
opteron 165 oc'd
intel c2d e6400
intel c2q 9400
AMD x4 black
AMD x6 955 unlocked
i7 920
Xeon 6c chip
intel 2500k
AMD 8230e
Xeon 2997w v2 (8c16t) dual 2011
Xeon v3 1230
Intel 4790k
AMD 1700x
AMD 3600x
 

RickyJ

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I started playing Centipede, Jumpman, etc as a kid on the family 286.
386 I had to turn off Turbo mode and it was still too fast for my Jumpman and Centipede. It did let me play some early Carmen Sandiego and other cool side scrollers though, so progress was made. Then came Doom/Doom2... The heatsink fell off one day and the fan was vibrating against the case so I siliconed it back on. What is thermal paste?
Cyrix 586 133MHz was a big jump. I played the hell out of Quake, Warcraft 2, and Diablo. Quake I had to load from DOS so I could force it to use 12 of the 16MB of RAM we had. We didn't have enough video card so it ran at about 2fps, but I played the heck out of it anyway.
Pentium 3 550MHz was huge. Quake became butter smooth and I was in bliss.
Athlon XP 2500+ @2.2GHz was my first self-built system, my intro to overclocking, and I built my first watercooling loop for it
Athlon XP-M 2500 was my attempt to get higher than 2.2GHz
i3-540 at 4.2GHz was the next jump
i7-920D0 was my work machine before I built the i3 for home, but became the home machine shortly after building the i3. Overclocked to 4.2GHz for a few years and then it slowly started degrading. When it couldn't hold 3.8GHz I pulled it.
Xeon 5670 @ 4.2GHz dropped into my X58 board in 2014 and has been going since!

I really need a new system though, I keep waiting and saving but this X58 keeps going. Zen3+ or ADL may be the jump.
 
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justin_43

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386
Pentium 1
Pentium 3
S478 Celeron
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
AMD Athlon X2 4200+
AMD Athlon X2 4800+
Core 2 Duo E6600
Core 2 Quad Q6600
Core 2 Duo E8600
Core i7 920
Core i7 970
Core i7 2600K
Core i7 3820
Core i7 4820K
Core i7 5930K
Core i7 9800X
Core i9 7960X
Core i7 11700K
 

cpufrost

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Is there a character limit per post here? ;-)

Just sayin'

Probably starts around 4004 and ends with threadripper pro /5990X. M1 Max inbound too! That said I guess the A15 would (for now) be the most current.
 

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1991 : Intel 286 12MHz
1994 : Intel 486DX2 66MHz
1996 : AMD K5PR133 100MHz
1998 : Intel Pentium II 233@290MHz (first oc)
1999 : Intel Celeron 366@566MHz
2000 : Intel Celeron 600@1080MHz (that's a 80% overclock, those were the days)
2001 : Intel Pentium III 800@990MHz
2002 : AMD Athlon XP 1600+ 1400@1540MHz
2003 : AMD Athlon XP 2100+ 1733@1950MHz
2005 : AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 2.0 @2.3GHz
2006 : Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 1.83@???GHz
2008 : Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.16 @4.0GHz
2010 : Intel Core I7 930 2.83 @3.33GHz
2013 : Intel Core I7 3820 3.6 @4.5GHz
2016 : Intel Core I7 6800K 3.4 @4.3GHz
2019 : AMD Ryzen 7 3700x 3.6GHz (current)
 

Teenyman45

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Intel 8088 (hooray for old hand-me down PCJr)
Even more ancient stuff at underfunded public school that had active cartridge and 8inch floppy computers in use.
Intel 386DX (hand-me down at home) 386SX (grandparents' house)
Intel 486DX2 66
Intel Pentium II 400
Intel Pentium III 800 laptop
Intel Xeon - Nocona? I think?
Intel Core 2 Duo T5870 notebook
Intel i7-930
Intel i7-950
Intel i7-3930K
Intel i9-11900K

The 11900 will probably go the office early next year and be swapped for a 12 or 16 core Ryzen Vcache.
 

XoR_

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386 I had to turn off Turbo mode and it was still too fast for my Jumpman and Centipede. It did let me play some early Carmen Sandiego and other cool side scrollers though, so progress was made. Then came Doom/Doom2...
Doom... never before and never after I needed computer upgrade so badly as when I tried to play Doom on 386SX 😅

Intel 8088 (hooray for old hand-me down PCJr)
I knew it!
Someone had to have PCJr. You won life 🤪

Probably starts around 4004 and ends with threadripper pro /5990X. M1 Max inbound too! That said I guess the A15 would (for now) be the most current.
I doubt you had anything with 4004
Not impossible but rather unlikely

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If any CPU is allowed in this thread then my first CPU was 6507, a cost reduced 6502 from Atari VCS/2600, or rather "Rambo" version. It ran 1.19MHz and console had respectable 128 bytes of system memory and about 128 games built in. As much games as bytes of memory 🤯
Then more 6502 iterations in "Terminator 2" a 50Hz famiclone. First real computer was Atari 65XE with 6502 at 1.79MHz. I loved that I could write my own programs... and my wallet also loves this whole concept of writing programs 🤩
 

cpufrost

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Actually, yes and before that it was discreet parts!
Not everyone here is a spring chicken! ;-)
Career wise I didn't really start getting involved with microcomputers until the early 80s and it wasn't even PC stuff. (CP/M S-100 bus machines)
My first x86 machine (that I owned not supplied by an employer) was a Sanyo MBC-550 which had a NEC V20 chip in it. Pretty decent box back in 1983. Did not have a color monitor either. Lots of Z80 parts used for instrumentation and tabular data collection.
 

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Celeron 500MHz
AMD Athlon A-Slot 1GHz
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Intel C2D E8400
Intel C2D Q9550
Intel i7 2600K
Intel i9 9900K
Intel i9 12900K
 

Tobit

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80286 12 MHz
AMD 386DX-40
Intel 486DX4-100
<too many drunk days to remember>
<hundreds>
Current: 5600X
 

NattyKathy

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ooh, i like this game!
I've had too many, some of the model #'s may be a little off. Yes, it's all more or less in chronological order. Yes, I've done some weird down/side-grades lol

Desktop CPUs in primary systems
Motorola 68020 @ 16Mhz (Macintosh LC)
PowerPC 603e @ 160Mhz (PowerMac 6360)
PowerPC 603e @ 240Mhz (UMAX C600 Mac "clone")
AMD Duron @ 1300Mhz
Dual Pentium III @ 1133Mhz
Athlon XP 2400+
Athlon XP 3200+
Pentium D 820
Dual Xeon LV ("Prestonia") overclocked to 2.6Ghz
Pentium M Dothan "Extra Spicy" edition clocked at ~2.6-2.8Ghz
Core 2 Duo E6300
Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition
Pentium E2160
Dual PowerPC 7455 @ 1.25Ghz (PowerMac G4)
Athlon X2 3800+
Athlon X2 5200+
Phenom II X4 840
FX-8120 OC to 4.2Ghz
A10-5800K
i7 920 OC to 3.8-ish
Opteron 6344 (12-core Piledriver)
FX-8320 OC to 4.4Ghz
Core 2 Q6600 OC to 3.6Ghz
i5 2320
Ryzen 1600 OC to 4Ghz allcore
Ryzen 3600
FX-8320 OC to 4Ghz
Ryzen 5800X @ 4.8Ghz


Mobile CPUs
PowerPC 603e @ 240Mhz (PowerBook 3400c)
Pentium III @ 850Mhz (Compaq EVO N400c)
Core Duo T2250 (some Everex ultraportable)
Pentium M ULV @ 1.1Ghz (some Fujitsu ultraportable)
Pentium P6000 (some utterly forgettable 15.6" Plastic Fantastic)
PowerPC 7447A @ 1.33Ghz (PowerBook G4 12")
Core Duo T2500 (Macbook)
i7 2670QM (HP Envy 15)
i5 4200U (Surface Pro 2)
Core M 5Y10C (Acer convertable)
i5 2520M (Dell E6420)
i7 2670QM (15" Macbook Pro)
i7 2760QM (HP Elitebook 8560W)
i7 6700HQ (MSI GE72)
Celeron N3050 (EVOO Elite 2-in-1)
i7 5600U (HP zBook 14)
Core 2 P8600 (Dell E6400)
i7 2670QM (HP DV6)
i5 8300H (Acer Nitro 5)
i7 10750H (Omen 15)
i7 10875H (Powerspec 1530/Clevo PB50)

Honourable Mentions
MIPS R4400 @ 150Mhz (Silicon Graphics Inc. Indy workstation)
MIPS R10000 @ 195Mhz (SGI Indigo 2)
MIPS R5000 @ 180Mhz (SGI O2)
Dual MIPS R10000 @ 250Mhz (SGI Octane)
More Pentium 4's than I can possibly count
A few K6/2 systems
Dual Slot 2 Xeon
Dual Xeon LV "Sossaman" Socket 479
A handful of Pentium 3's
Various SPARC chips
Dual Athlon, MP & modified XP-M
Legendary Celeron 300A i found in the trash
an i5 2500 I found in the trash

Completed my upgrade leapfrog and finally completely retired the FX machine. Holy cats, Vermeer is f a s t!
 

Slyr7.62

Gawd
Joined
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Messages
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wow NattyKathy you had a bunch.

I might've forgotten 1 or 2.
2.4 ghz p4
3.06ghz 333FSB p4
E8400 wolfdale E0 (1 of the premier gaming dual cores for a few years)
i5-3550 (long live ivy bridge, lol) - z77 not really having nvme and certain other features is a big part of why I'll be upgrading soon. Plus, it's sort of bottlenecking my good ol' 1080.
Next is 11600/11700/12600.
 

realworld

Limp Gawd
Joined
Apr 24, 2016
Messages
391
HP Pavilion P3 something
Dell P4 something
E2160
E7400
i7 940
4790k
Ryzen 1700 for two weeks. Sold it due to it being slow and especially that stupid AGESA BIOS beta testing.
7820x for a month. Sold it due to absurdly low L3 cache.
7980XE
5800x
12900k
 

tbird_

Limp Gawd
Joined
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Messages
158
As far as I remember... Think I've not vergotten anything. .. But these are the milestones:

MOS 6502 (C64)
Motorola MC68000 (Amiga 500)
Intel 386 (IBM PS/2)
Pentium 150 (first real PC, ca. 1997)
AMD K6/2 350
AMD Thunderbird 1000MHz (start of OCing stuff...)
AMD Barton 2500+
Intel Core2 Duo ??? MHz
Intel i7 920 2.66Ghz
Intel i7 6820HQ (Notebook)
Dual Intel Xeon E5 2680v4 (total 28 Cores, yay!)
 

DejaWiz

Fully [H]
Joined
Apr 15, 2005
Messages
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Atari 7600 6502C 1.79MHz
Commodore 128 8502/2.0 MHz + Z80/4.0MHz
intel 8088 8MHz "Turbo" (4.77MHz standard)
intel 80286 12MHz
AMD Am386SX-40
Cyrix 6x86 PR 120+
intel Pentium 233 MMX
AMD K6-2 450
AMD "Duron" 750
intel Pentium III "Coppermine" 1.0 (dual cpu) - just retired this about 2-3 months ago
AMD "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz
AMD "Barton" 2500+
AMD "Venice" 3000+
AMD "Denmark" Opteron 165
AMD "Windsor" 6400+ BE

Coming soon:
intel "Ivy Bridge" i5-3570K or I7-3770K

Figured it was time to add to the list:
Intel "Ivy Bridge" i7-3770K
AMD"Vermeer" Ryzen 7 5800X
 

Koldur

n00b
Joined
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Messages
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This is a fun thread here is my list:
  1. Started out with a Pentium 66
  2. Then I fell for the marketing (was 16 at the time) and pricing of the Cyrix 6x86 MX PR266+
  3. Pentium 200MMX
  4. Then I got my hands on a Pentium II 300 SL2W8 made in Costa Rica which was famous for easily running at 450 MHz
  5. Finally upgraded to a Core 2 Duo 6300clocked @ 2.4 GHz
    1. Very late into the C2D life I stepped it up to a Q6600 at a very good price
  6. i5-4670K
  7. i7-10700K only had this one for a year, PCIe 3.0 didn't sit right with me having a RTX3080 and possibly upgrading it in the near future. Sold my "old" set for almost the same price as I bought it for.
  8. i7-12700K and no intentions of upgrading this one for a while.
Had older stuff at home as well, but that was bought by my parents, so I do not count those to my CPU progression.
 
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