Slowest Poster


| xs |
14 Jan 2004
Post here if you think you have the slowest computer that you use to post stuff on Im sure we can get lower than 266mhz :p
try a 1200mhz that feels like a 266mhz cuz i havent defragmented in a while and if i do it still doesnt help a lot, need to format this really soon
I looked at this site once with a 75MHz 486DX laptop, it has an amazing 32MB of RAM cause we upgraded it and 380MB of hard drive space :p
133Mhz Cyrix CPU, 16MB Memory, 2.5gb HDD

Slower than a Pentium I believe :D :D no longer in use though, no graphics card.
I have slower machines that still work but, they are not internet ready.

My slowest machine that still works very well is as follows:


Macintosh Classic
Codename: XO
CPU: Motorola MC68000
CPU Speed: 8 MHz
Bus Speed: 8 MHz
Data Path: 16 bit
ROM: 512 kB
RAM Type: 30 pin SIMM
Minimum RAM Speed: 120 ns
Onboard RAM: 1 MB
RAM Slots: 2
Maximum RAM: 4 MB
Monitor: 9" built-in
Maximum Resolution: 1 bit 512x342
Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive
Hard Disk: 40 MB
Speaker(s): 8 bit mono
Power: 76 Watts
Weight: 16 lbs.
Dimensions: 13.2" H x 9.7" W x 11.2" D
Minimum OS: 6.0.7
Maximum OS: 7.5.5
Introduced: October 1990
Terminated: September 1992
I think damnyank had the slowest machine on here...can't remember the real specs though.
Damn, thats indeed a classic.

Slowes machine i used? Was with lynx, on 4 or 8 Mhz box, running FreeBSD 1.1. It had 2 MB ram, and old ISA dial in modem that worked :p, and a 400 MB drive slave drive, and a 20 MB master drive.
I remember our school lab getting Classics. We were amazed, no more green monochrome AppleIIes! Wow! You could actually change text color and font with this thing -- and what kind of disc do you put in there?! :D
lol i remember the computers with Green text at school in 96

Slowest iv been on internet is

133 Petium
1.8 gb
16 mb

I think lol way hagessssssssssssssss ago
lol i grew up on green text computers, your not gona belive it but all the stock control computers @ tesco still use green screen monitors ;)
Also have three of these and an external modem that might work with some upgrades:


Macintosh LC Specifications
Code Name "Pinball, Elsie, Prism"
Processor Motorola 68020
Processor Speed 16 MHz
System Bus Speed 16 MHz
Cache 0.25 k L1
Hard drive sizes 40 - 80 MB SCSI
Media options 1.44 MB Floppy
Built in non-removeable memory 2 MB
Maximum memory 10 MB
Memory sockets 2 - 30 pin SIMMs
Graphics Card None
Video Memory 256 k (upgradeable to 512 k via one socket)
Display Connection DB-15
Slots 1 - LC PDS
Hard drive bus type SCSI
Modem None
PRAM Battery Type 3.6v Lithium
USB Ports None
ADB Ports 1
Firewire Ports None
Ethernet None
Serial Ports 2
Power required 50 Watts
Built in display n/a
Original OS Version System 6.0.7
Maximum OS Version Mac OS 7.5.5
I need to find a digital cam to take some pics. I have a veritable museum of computers and parts over here.

Slowest I've used recently was a 286.

Still have a 486DX2/550MB hdd/36MB Ram that i can go online with. Use it for mp3 file server and mp3 playback.
At work I have a 75mhz running win95 as a print server in the laboratory. Works really well! Can't remember the last time it was rebooted. It might be a good candidate for the uptime team :D
X-Istence said:
Wow xsiv, you got more of that old stuff stashed away?
Yes, I do.


PowerBook 160
Codename: Brooks
CPU: Motorola MC68030

CPU Speed: 25 MHz
Bus Speed: 25 MHz
Data Path: 32 bit
RAM Type: unique
Minimum RAM Speed: 85 ns
Onboard RAM: 4 MB
RAM Slots: 1
Maximum RAM: 14 MB
Level 1 Cache: 0.5 kB
Screen: Passive Matrix 10" grayscale LCD
Maximum Resolution: 4-bit 640x400
Slots: modem
Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive
Hard Disk: 40-120 MB
ADB: 1
Serial: 2
Audio In: mono 16 bit mini
Speaker(s): mono
Microphone: mono 8 bit
Gestalt ID: 34
Power: 17 Watts
Weight: 6.8 lbs.
Dimensions: 2.25" H x 11.25" W x 9.3" D
Minimum OS: 7.1
Maximum OS: 7.6.1
Introduced: October 1992
Terminated: August 1993

I have an Apple Style Writer II printer that still works well with the Mac Classic.

I also have a 386 SX that still runs.

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Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
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Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
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