What is the most amount of money you've spent on a computer or computer-related item?

Paul Anderson useddec at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 20:49:15 CST 2017

I agree with Terry. It's not just the initial cost, but the shipping,
blood, sweat, tears, and pushing my mind, spine, etc to the limits.

I don't usually put over a few thousand into one toy, but have gone way
past that for packages.

On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 8:37 PM, Rich Cini <rich.cini at verizon.net> wrote:

> Hmmm. Well, in 1985 I spent something like $6500 or $7000 on a complete
> Mac 512k system. Ok, the box itself was only $2795 or something like that
> but it was all of the other stuff like the software, printer, disk drive,
> modem, numeric keyboard that added up. I still have the receipt somewhere
> in my office.
> Rich Cini
> Sent from my iPad
> > On Jan 12, 2017, at 8:55 PM, Jon Elson <elson at pico-systems.com> wrote:
> >
> > Well, in 1986, I paid something like $6700 for a KA630-AA (UVax-II CPU
> board).
> > I got an Andromeda disk controller (MFM hard disk + floppy) and ran
> pirated VMS off a 40 MB drive.  Slowly upgraded it all to a VaxStation II,
> then VaxStation II GPX (color graphics), added a bunch of tape drives.
> >
> > I kept it running until 2007, when the hard drive croaked.  By that time
> I had a cast-off SCSI 4 GB drive.
> >
> > Jon

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