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Re: What is your Favorite CPU and Why ?

I'm going to be weird as always, and old. The 6502 was the one for me, it powered my first ever interaction with a CRT in the Atari VCS/2600,this showed me the worlds that could exist inside a computer and that I could interact with, then my first ever computer the commodore VIC 20, this showed me I …

Re: What music are you listening to?

Munx wrote on 2021-04-25, 08:24: Got myself some fresh vynil - Strange Highways by Dio amd The Symbol Remains by Blue Oyster Cult. P_20210423_145743.jpg you my friend have very good taste! the sisters of mercy - floodland here today!

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

HP z200 workstation rear.jpg HP z200 workstation.jpg Bought this today, a 2010 HP Z200 workstation, it has a Xeon X3450 CPU, 4 GB RAM and includes 3 caddy's for HD's. There is a GPU in there but no idea what until it arrives. I was short a machine as a friend needed a PC to replace a dead Toshiba …

Re: dogs in video games

A few Nintendo Famicom games I can think of: Obake no Q-Taro: Wan Wan Panic. (Bandai. December 16th 1985) Onyanko Town. (Pony inc. November 21st 1985) A week of Garfield.(Towa Chiki April 7th 1989) Mother. And a couple of Famicom disk system games. Tama and Friends: 3-Choume Dai Bouken. (Bandai. …

Re: The merits of Socket 7 processors - Intel P54C/P55C | AMD K5/K6/K6-2 | Cyrix/IBM 6x86 | IDT Winchip

Well to be honest,I suspect most people here are gonna tell you Intel Pentium MMX, and that is fair, especially if your going to want to play quake as well as it can be on the platform(Quake was hand coded for the Intel Pentium FPU and performs far better on the intel part because of it, and as …

Re: Demo for GUS on 286?

Indeed! I bought my Amiga A500 back in 1987, my first pay packet in fact! I recall my pal's having neat things on the Commodore 64 at that time or so, but not till the DX/2 66 was a standard computer do I recall seeing stuff on the PC, second reality is the one I remember.

Re: Demo for GUS on 286?

WOW! I didn't realise the demo scene took in the 286! I always assumed it was a post 386 thing as all those guys were on Amiga/ST/64 till the 486 DX/2 66 came along and made the PC seem like a worthwhile proposition performance wise. I know we have had some awesome stuff for the old PC/XT class …

Re: ISA video cards in DOS - where is the cap?

Best speed I have found for 386 was a Western digital WDC90C30 512K, it has no problems with scrolling on commander Keen games or other compatibility issues(the Tseng while FAST is known to have some compatibility problems with certain games of the era). There is also a WDC90C31 that has Windows …

Re: What game are you playing now?

Playing a steam game from the sale myself, first modern(ish) PC game I have played for years. Euro Truck Simulator 2(linux version), It's addictive as all hell but I have no idea why I like it, in the real world I hate driving, detest parking and I'm rubbish at making money! LOL Go figure...... …

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