30 Old PC Ads That Will Blow Your Mind

Do you wonder how computers have progressed over the years? Well, these ads will not only give you a jest of it, but will literally blow your mind. I am thankful that I am born in recent times 😉  Here are 30 Old PC ads that will make you laugh and possibly appreciate what you have today.



10MB Drive for $ 3398.00

Today you can get a 1TB drive for $ 85.00

1TB is about 100,000 times larger than 10MB





This is an early Laptop, with 64K of memory

Today laptops have 2 to 4 Gig of memory

4GB is about 64,000 times larger than 64K





Here are two disk systems, 80MB for $ 12K and 300MB for $ 20K

Today you can get a DVD that holds 4Gig for $ .75 each

A 4GB DVD is about 14 times larger than a 300MB Disk





Here is a 16K RAM Memory Card, $ 495.00

Today you can get 4GB RAM for $ 99.00

4GB Ram is about 256,000 times larger than 16K





This is an early modem, delivering 4800 BPS

Modems today deliver 56K

56K is about 12 times faster





This early PC is offering dual floppy drives and 128K of RAM

Today PC’s have between 2 to 4 GB RAM

4GB RAM is about 32,000 times larger than 128K





Yes this was my first video game system. Yes those are the joy sticks.

Todays game systems are far more advances in graphics, controlers, etc.





Here is another early laptop, this one can expand up to 640KB RAM

Today laptops have 2 to 4 Gig of memory

4GB is about 6,000 times larger than 640KB





Checkout this Amiga, promoting the quality of graphics it can produce.





Apple does it again, 5Mhz with 1MB RAM

Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM

3Ghz is 600 times faster and 4GB RAM is 4000 times larger than 1MB RAM





This ATARI Computer has 48K or RAM and offers 128 colors

Today PC’s have 4GB RAM and offer 32 Bit color which is 4.2 billion colors





The TRS-80 was produced in the late 70’s and early 80’s with 1.7Mhz processor and 4KB RAM

Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM

3Ghz is 1700 times faster and 4GB RAM is 1 Million times larger than 4KB RAM





This early pc offered a 13? screen for just $ 3300.00





I’m not sure about the specs, but this looks more like a typewritter





The price is coming down, this pc offeres 4KB RAM for only $ 249.00





The ACE1000 offers 64KRAM and includes upper and lower case keys, plus num lock

Today pc’s offer 4GB RAM and all include shift keys plus num lock

4GB is about 6,000 times larger than 640KB





Get up and running right with this PC, offering 4K RAM and a cassette player

I’m not sure you can even buy cassette’s anymore





This was the latest and greatest in laptop design

How would you like to carry that around during school





The TRS-80 was produced in the late 70’s and early 80’s with 1.7Mhz processor and 4KB RAM

Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM

3Ghz is 1700 times faster and 4GB RAM is 1 Million times larger than 4KB RAM





How about another 10MB Hard Drive for $ 3,495.00

Today you can get a 1TB drive for $ 85.00

1TB is about 100,000 times larger than 10MB





One of Mac’s early computers, offeres 32 Bit Processor





Here’s a 15MB Hard Drive for $ 2,495.00, the price is coming down

Today you can get a 1TB drive for $ 85.00

1TB is about 69,000 times larger than 15MB





This Tandy 5000 offers a blazing 20Mhz processor and 2MB RAM

Today PCs are 3Ghz with 4GB RAM

3Ghz is 150 times faster and 4GB RAM is 2000 times larger than 2MB RAM





Here’s a PC in a breifcase, complete with modem and 5? monitor.

Today pc’s don’t have to plug the whole phone in, just the phone line and have up 22?+ monitors.





Checkout the joysticks and other options that come with this pc.





Produced in early 80’s, the VIC-20 came with 5KB RAM

Today pc’s come with 4GB RAM

4GB is about 838,000 times larger than 5KB





For only $ 999.00 you can get this pc that offers 384K RAM and 20M Hard Disk Card.

Today pc’s come with 4GB RAM and 500+ GB Drives

4GB is about 10,000 times larger than 384KB RAM and 500 GB drive is about 25000 times larger than 20M





Here’s a basic pc that offered 4K RAM that you had to hook up to a TV.





Another personal pc that offeres 4K RAM for under $ 199.95, but didn’t come with a monitor.



The ZX81 offered 1K RAM but expanded up to 16K RAM and could hook up to any TV

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