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Re: Socket 423 Build

More parts gotten today: Dell 512MB PC1066 RDRAM (256x2) Adaptec 2940UW SCSI Generic CPU cooler mod'ed w/ 60x38mm Intel fan I'll be running a Fujitsu 9.1GB U160 as a boot volume and 18.2GB U160 data volume. Both are SCA drives but I've got the 68p-SCA adapters for them. My CD-ROM is a Plextor 12/ …

Re: Old scsi harddisk

Ok so the device that is in between the controller and the last drive dont have be terminated? So the intention is to make an closed chain?? So if the hard drive is already been terminated the best spot to place it is on the last connector of the cable? If not then i need to pace that recommend …

Re: Old scsi harddisk

The last device in the SCSI chain, in this case you hdd need to be terminated, some older SCSI hdd's had onboard resistor packs..if not you need to get an active SCSI terminator like this one: http://reviews.cnet.com/sc/1742792-2-200-0.gif Just put in on the last connector on the SCSI cable and the …

Re: My Ultimate 486 (Almost Finished)

@Anonymous Coward Might be time to throw in a modern, fast and silent 68p SCSI HDD like a nice 10k rpm of faster 18gig drive...they are quite cheap nowdays and the last one's made are quite silent Another idea is top use an IDE drive with an acard SCSI->IDE adapter Still haven't got around using my …

Re: "Modern" Win 98 rig

in Milliways
I think win98 will run just fine, don't forget to install the win98se unofficial service pack I'm running win98se/winxP/Xubuntu on my P4 3.06ghz HT, i850e rambus rig with 1gig of ram...no prpblems with win98 whatsoever

Re: Dumpster treasures !

in Milliways
Its writen on the printed circuit board that that one brown slot is an Media bus.. I can see it on 4th picture. I find this on wikipedia: The Asus Media Bus is a proprietary computer bus developed by Asus, which was used on some Socket 7 motherboards in the middle 1990s. It is a combined PCI and …

Re: Voyetra VP-11

Paddan1000 wrote: What a shame it's not MPU-401 compatible. No point in inflating the price, so tell me if you want it and I won't bid on it. Otherwize I might buy it for my expansion slot-free 486. I guess I won't bid on it, I have no use for MPU that doesn't support intelligent mode

Re: Posting from 1996 system!

in Milliways
Use to surf with my Amiga 600, Mtec 68030 40mhz accelerator, pcmcia network card With some gfx speedup patches it went pretty smooth. Oldest pure PC I've used was my Compaq deskpro 486 66mhz machine with win95 and IE 5.5....painfully slow websurfing experience

Re: Why an EISA 486?

2Mourty wrote: The motherboard is an AMI Enterprise-IV. "We want pics" 😁 What chipset is it using? SiS? Found some crappy pics on the net of the mobo, it looks to be made around 1993-94 judging by the 72p simm slots..it's not often you see an Eisa mobo with 72p simm slots only

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