Philips NMS 9100 – our first PC
Posted on 10 March 2011
A wee bit of nostalgia today – I found a few pictures of what was our first home PC. It was a PC/AT compatible 286, running at 8MHz.
As seen in the image below, it came with 768kB of RAM. If I remember correctly, at some stage we upgraded it to 2MB.
On it, I played such immersive games games as “Dark Heart of Uukrul”:
And wrote up school projects in WordPerfect:
Now I can look at stuff like this with the phone in my pocket. The CPU in my phone is (at least) one hundred times faster, has more than 250 times as much RAM. It can tell me where I am using satellites in the sky. I feel old: