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<div class="quote-block">It's back... and better than ever! The new Commodore 64 is a modern functional PC as close to the original in design as humanly possible. It houses a modern mini-ITX PC motherboard which comes in two configurations. The C64x Ultimate (C64x-UL) has a Dual Core 525 Atom processor and the an nVidia ION2 graphics chipset, and our flagship model, the C64x Extreme (C64x-EX) which comes with a second generation Intel Sandybridge Core i7 capable of reaching speeds of 3.3Ghz. The new Commodore 64 comes in the original's taupe brown/beige color, with other colors to follow.</div>
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Wow! I used to be into the C64 back in the day so it would be cool if it could make a comeback. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"><br><br>
It says it will be launched with its "own" operating system, Commodore OS Vision (a community-driven 64bit Linux distribution):<br><a href="http://www.commodoreusa.net/CUSA_OS_Vision.aspx" target="_blank">http://www.commodoreusa.net/CUSA_OS_Vision.aspx</a>
 

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Ghostbusters on C64. wasted summer vacation. good times.
 

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That's way cool. I never had a C64, so I don't have any fond memories of it. Back in the day, I had a TI-99/4A (Texas Instruments' personal computer).
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>otomik</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3031816"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Ghostbusters on C64. wasted summer vacation. good times.</div>
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Ah, I played that too. I remember as you caught more ghosts you earned more money so you could buy more sophistcated gear.<br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>RabbitLuvr</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3031866"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
C64 was the first computer in my house; we had it plugged into the tv. My mom subscribed to some C64 magazine that would print program code, and I would spend hours typing everything in line by line, just to run short little programs. Good times!</div>
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I did that too <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"><br><br>
10 print"hello world":goto 10<br>
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My friend had a C64 back in the day. He had a 5.25" floppy disc drive with it but it was as slow as cassette and just as unreliable. My favourite game was <i>Cauldron II</i>. Great fun! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>beanstew</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3031954"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
My friend had a C64 back in the day. He had a 5.25" floppy disc drive with it but it was as slow as cassette and just as unreliable. My favourite game was <i>Cauldron II</i>. Great fun! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"></div>
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Ah yes, the 1541 floppy drive. Various fastloaders, typically on cartridges such as Action Replay and The Final Cartridge, would allow them to load a lot faster.
 

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The heads needed realigning regularly. A standard credit card was the perfect size with which to do this. I seem to recall he had some games on ROM cartridge but I can't remember which. I had Logo in ROM for my BBC. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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i'm just watching some old youtube clips of shogun (ocean waves sounds). that system had such a good soundboard for the time. the melodies really stay with you.
 
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