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Re: Giant TV Challenge

in Milliways
Weird thread, but ok. The biggest screen I have is my 105" projector screen with an Epson HomeCinema 1080. It is older but still looks great with the lights off. I have a HTPC hooked up for movies and games.. Emby, Steam Link, Retroarch, etc. Full Polk 7.1 surround sound with Onkyo receiver and BIC …

Re: Info on erly SSD's

The MODCOMP Classic computers I scrapped at work a few months back all had primitive solid state drives by DATARAM (2MB fully populated). This was mid-1970's technology.. see here: http://www.storagesearch.com/dataram-bulkcore.pdf These are often cited as the roots of modern SSD's. We used them from …

Re: What modern activity did you get up to today?

in Milliways
Installed MorphOS on my dirt cheap 1.25GHz Mac Mini G4 that I got from eBay the other day. Works great. I have 512MB of RAM in it now, but I have a 1GB DIMM on the way - thought I had some 1GB sticks left, but apparently I used them all in my Athlon builds. After that's installed, I'll do the 1.5GHz …

Re: What NAS are you using ?

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almost none use retro for this? i hoped to see a few sub ghz machines... For the amount of storage required for modern file sizes, a retro computer would be slow, unreliable, loud, and draw far more power to keep running 24/7. A single 8TB NAS today can draw less than 25 watts from the wall. A 1GHz …

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

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I'll definitely get my money back, even if the seller doesn't cooperate. I'm really just more annoyed because I can't complete my new PC build now.. it is my only day off for the next week, working 84hrs a week.

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