Monday, August 22, 2011

Just a comparison...

Its amazing how computers have come along in my lifetime.

Here is a comparison of the computers that were being made when I was born and Today.

A top of the range laptop from 1993: (all information from URL below)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerBook_180c#PowerBook_180c



ancient piece of crap


Specs:
An amazing 80 MB 2.5-inch hard drive
uses a Motorola 68030 33 MHz CPU
Has 4–14 MiB's worth of Memory
Runs: –Mac OS 7.6.1
With a beautiful 8.4 inch screen!
no graphics cards here!



A top of the range laptop from 2011: (all information from URL below)
http://www.cnet.com.au/alienware-m11x-core-i7-339307250.htm

amazing piece of amazingness

Specs:
Display:
Diagonal screen size : 11.6 inch
Memory:
Amt of RAM : 8GB
Processor:
Intel Core i7
Processor speed: 2.26 GHz
Hard Drive:
Primary hard drive : 500 GB
Graphics hardware : GeForce GT335M



Its amazing to think how much technology has changed over the last 18 years!

23 comments:

  1. It'll only get better in my opinion.

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  2. Evolution, a wonderful experience

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  3. But they still look the same. They both have a screen and keys and stuff. I'd expect the modern ones to have like touch screens, 3D and stuff.. from the 1993 point of view of course.

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  4. I remember using a laptop like that when I was in grade five. They had them in the computer room for a week long period, all the parents were so exited!

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  5. Oh yeah man. I remember those laptops, what a joke haha

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  6. yeah and my pc ain't as good as your first pic

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  7. Imagine what the future will be like for tech

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  8. Haha, yeah and the first one weighed like 20 lbs.

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  9. And imagine what it be like in another 18 years.

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  10. I remember when computer were still as big as a room

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  11. Hah, funny comparison.
    As someone else said, they may be worlds apart technologically, but the basic design is still the same.

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  12. Can't wait to see what the future holds ;D

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  13. Crazy laptops :D

    Check out my blog at artofthefighter.blogspot.com

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  14. Back in the day I was ballin' and dropped 2 mb into my laptop. Cost me $100 a stick... each stick being 1mb. Ohhh the power!

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  15. I wonder what'll happen in another 10 years..

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  16. I still remember my first computer, Pentium 1 (or Pentium pro? hmm) processor, 32mb graphic card, no more than 5gb ram..just awful.

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  17. it's interesting how we start making our computers like we expect alien technology to look. maybe someday we will become the aliens!!

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