We've come a very, very long way. Just compare my first with my current PC. NAME PC XT MANUFACTURER IBM Time 1985 (I think) CPU Intel 8088 SPEED 4.77 MHz RAM 64k GRAPHIC MODES CGA modes : 320 x 200 COLORS 16 (my monitor only supported monochrome) SOUND Tone Generator BUILT IN MEDIA One 5.25'' FDD, 360k 10Mb hard-disk (rpm???don't even ask) OS MS DOS (M$ then M$ now) The most intensive game I could run on it - primitive version of Dig Dug - breathtaking graphics and sound quality that would blow your socks off. This was 'Future proof'...at the time My watch has even more grunt than this. Put this into context. Imagine PCs 2 decades from now....3.0Ghz processing power in a pocket calculator Doom 3 will be crappy abandonware and the monster Super PCs of today that cost $10000 will be in a Museum or in the dumpster. PCs may not even exist as such - sorry y'all hardcore PC enthusiasts.