Are Computers Still Getting Faster?
[cassette door shuts] [keys clicking] [landline phone ringing sound, electronic chords] Welcome to another episode of The 8-bit Guy Now before we get started, I wanted to draw your attention to this beautiful plaque that YouTube sent me congratulating me on reaching 100,000 subscribers. Now, actually, it took ’em a while to get me the plaque because I’m actually nearly hitting 200,000 subscribers now. And I just wanted to say that when I started the channel I had no idea that it would ever be this popular, and I have you guys to thank for it because you guys are what keep me motivated to keep making these. Recently I did an episode where I explored a 10-year old Core Duo laptop to see if it was obsolete yet. Surprisingly I found that it would still handle any modern task and I so I began to wonder: