Slowest Windows XP Machines Ever?

What do you do when you've got an enormous pile of really old hardware and way too much spare time on your hands? If you're the crew at Winhistory.De, you spend days and days experimenting with Windows XP to see just how much power it really needs to boot.

"The target of this project was to find the weakest system where you can run Windows XP. Keep in mind, that Microsoft official requirements are a CPU with 233 MHz an 64 MB of RAM. But that had to be beaten!"

Make sure you check out the benchmarks at the very bottom of the page. There's just something special about seeing a SiSoft SANDRA CPU benchmark score from a Windows XP system running at 8MHz with a fraction of the amount of RAM in my cell phone.

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