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Re: Most beautiful Dos-Games for a 486...what are your favorites?

in DOS
dr.zeissler wrote on 2020-08-01, 20:35: Tubular Worlds does not scroll so nice on Mac as on PC due to the upscaling of the 320x200 to 640x400. Same goes for JazzJackRabbit2 on Mac with no hardwarescrolling. That'd be a slowdown from the lowly '601 CPU on your PPC6100; on faster PPC Macs Tubular …

Re: Tell us about your 3DFX collection

in Marvin \ Video
I've got a few, I used to own a few Voodoo 3 PCI cards that all went, shouldn't have done that! - VillageTronic MacMagic 8MB Voodoo 1 card - nice card, small but runs hot - 2 x STB Voodoo II 12MB cards - in my DOS/Windows rig, not that old came from the bay seller that was dumping these dirt cheap a …

Kingston TurboChip 5x86, on Apple DOS compatibility card = "Windows Protection Error" 95, 98

Hi all, I've a Mac Quadra 610 DOS compatible, running a "Houdini II" card, that packs an Intel 486DX2-66 and SB16 onboard. With this configutation I can install Windows 98 without issue. I've a Kingston TurboChip TC5x86-133 CPU upgrade which POSTs on the above board without issue, DOS games run very …

Re: Power supply for 6800 Ultra OC AGP?

in Marvin \ Video
Pretty sure my BFG 6800OC card beeps like crazy if you don't have both molex connectors plugged in, and it will also beep if not getting enough power from a shoddy PSU. I'm using this very card in a Shuttle XPC with ~ 350W PSU, both molex from different lines, it's fine. You can't drop voltage down …

Re: Help with a Toshiba Libretto 100ct: Keys stuck/not working. Stuck on "Ready to BIOS upgrade" screen

Hi, I'd take it apart and check the BIOS battery - either disconnect or (I suspect) check for evidence of corrosion ... not uncommon in Librettos. Also check the battery connector on the motherboard, as while the battery can look OK the connector can be green. Good luck! Librettos are solid little …

Re: Voodoo 5 5500 PCI

in Marvin \ Video
The Apple flashed cards did come with DVI, but it's not unheard of for the PCI only cards to be flashed to Mac. Either way, it'll be good to check if the firmware is OK regardless.

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