Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer

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Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer
266MHZ was a fast speed in the years 1997 through 2000. (processor image by Orlando Florin Rosu from Fotolia.com)

The specs of a Gateway 2000 computer are appropriate for running Windows 95, 98, 98SE and ME. By today's standards, the Gateway 2000 specs are obsolete, but it will still run early Windows OSs.

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Processor

The processor of a Gateway 2000 computer is an Intel 266MHz Pentium II Processor with 512k cache. This is a tenth the power of the laptops of 2010 and about the same processor speed as your typical cell phone in 2010.

Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer
266MHZ was a fast speed in the years 1997 through 2000. (processor image by Orlando Florin Rosu from Fotolia.com)

Random Access Memory (RAM)

The RAM of a Gateway 2000 is 128MB SDRAM. SDRAM is not to be confused with DIMMS memory, which is faster and more reliable than its predecessor.

Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer
RAM can be added to a Gateway 2000 to improve its performance. (ram image by danimages from Fotolia.com)

Graphics Card

The graphics card of a Gateway 2000 computer is an AccelGraphics Permedia 2 AGP 8MB Video Card. 8MB is a powerful graphics card and means this machine was very good with PC games of its time, such as Myst.

Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer
An 8MB video card was the industry standard for many years. (Technology - Graphics Card image by Rob Hill from Fotolia.com)

Hard Drive

The hard drive of a Gateway 2000 computer is a 6.4GB Ultra ATA hard drive. One full HD DVD consists of about 6.4 GB.

Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer
HHD drives contain your OS and all of your saved data. (hdd image by Alexander Zhiltsov from Fotolia.com)

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