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 for Get a real computer!
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  Get a real computer!
   imp.
  
      In 1996 when this entry first entered the File, it was the typical hacker
      response to news that somebody is having trouble getting work done on a
      system that (a) was single-tasking, (b) had no hard disk, or (c) had an
      address space smaller than 16 megabytes. In 2003 anything less powerful
      than a 500MHz Pentium with a multi-gigabyte hard disk would probably be
      similarly written off. The threshold for ?real computer? rises with time.
      See bitty box and toy.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Get a real computer!
  
      A typical hacker response to news that somebody is
     having trouble getting work done on a toy system or bitty
     box.
  
     The threshold for "real computer" rises with time.  As of
     mid-1993 it meant multi-tasking, with a hard disk, and an
     address space bigger than 16 megabytes.  At this time,
     according to GLS, computers with character-only displays
     were verging on "unreal".  In 2001, a real computer has a one
     gigahertz processor, 128 MB of RAM, 20 GB of hard disk,
     and runs Linux.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (2001-06-22)
  

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