Specifications of a Gateway 2000 Computer
By Dennis Lee Chapman
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Writing professionally since 2001, Dennis Lee Chapman is a politics scholar who currently lectures students in London on subjects of pop culture, politics and the British workplace. With a Bachelor of Arts in English and music, a Master of Arts in comparative politics and a Doctor of Philosophy in international relations, Chapman is a multi-disciplinary writer and teacher of scholarship and life.