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Computer City Canada (circa 1998)

So as the title says .... lol. After doing some more cleaning and running through a box of my Nintendo Power magazines, I came across some old Sierra Interaction magazines and a COMPUTER CITY CANADA flyer dated 1998. I remember their being one in Mississauga and it was huge. It was located at Hwy 10 and Eglinton. They used to have so much computer stuff there. I remember shopping their all kinds when I was younger.

So reading through this flyer I started LOL'ing so hard when I saw all the old hardware and the prices. I decided to scan the pages and share them with my fellow computer fans online to reminisce on how much this stuff use to cost. Its awesome when you use the inflation calculator on it, and apply todays prices of what you could get. So here it is, enjoy!!

All comments welcome Big Grin

Wow, only $1500 for a Compaq 200MHz Pentium Processor Computer.
and only $4000 for a laptop ... LOL ....

(pg 1)
http://i44.tinypic.com/f0c9c0.jpg
(pg 2) back
accessories
http://i41.tinypic.com/20zeid2.jpg
(pg 3)
yay modems, only $179 for a 33.6 modem and $350 for a 56k modem all from the best modem company ... US ROBOTICS.
http://i44.tinypic.com/2i94is7.jpg
(pg 4)
Computer Monitors anyone? 13.9" CRT monitors starting at $399 ... and 17" CRT monitors going for $999 ... wow
http://i40.tinypic.com/21lmniw.jpg
(pg 5)
Glorious Color Printers, Inkjet by Cannon and Epson
http://i44.tinypic.com/s1813p.jpg
(pg 6)
Cellphone anyone? CLEARNET PCS for $149
How about a WEBCAM for your computer? Only $189 ... get a webcam ASAP
http://i40.tinypic.com/mjyg69.jpg
(pg 7)
anyone wanna upgrade their computer to Windows 95 for $139 ??
http://i44.tinypic.com/2drz7mu.jpg
(pg 8)
Anyone wanna do some extreme gaming? Up your graphics card in your computer ASAP
ATI-All in Wonder 4MB card only $289
http://i43.tinypic.com/153pamq.jpg
(pg 9)
DID ANYONE SAY HARDDRIVES ??? NO WAY ...
WESTERN DIGITAL ... the best brand ... hey even though we are having a crisis right now at the WD factory, don't delay get your HDD TODAY.
6 GIGS, yes that right 6GB for only the low price of $500
http://i44.tinypic.com/wh00v7.jpg
(pg 10)
Sound Cards right? We all need amazing sound in our games!! Get a SOUND BLASTER CARD today for only $139
http://i41.tinypic.com/10f8j9w.jpg
(pg 11)
LAST BUT NOT LEAST

A variety of POWER HOUSE machines to choose from, all to suite your needs!!
Gaming laptops for only $2999
http://i41.tinypic.com/qq4nk6.jpg

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11-29-2011 11:38 PM
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RE: Compute City Canada (circa 1998)
The 90's were weird.

Now where my pogs at.

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11-29-2011 11:43 PM
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I loved the 90's lol.

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RE: Compute City Canada (circa 1998)
Don't diss Dolby Digital Surround Sound now D:
11-29-2011 11:51 PM
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cool. you guys make me feel so old. Tongue

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11-30-2011 12:10 AM
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Don't feel so bad, I was weeping and playing STUNTS earlier today, lol.

4D racing on the PC Wink imagine that

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Is it sad I know M.Y.O.B. very well? (I was born in the nineties Tongue)

I even forget you can see sigs.

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RE: Compute City Canada (circa 1998)
Yeah I remember those guys. My dad and I drove down to Toronto to get parts occasionally after he left Digital and couldnt get the good stuff cheap.

Anyone remember how bad ass Matrox was back then? Gave ATI and Nvidia a run for their money, then they just gave up.
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Wheres the Roland MT-32?

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What ever happen to Matrox, thats what I wanna know.

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