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Re: Voodoo 2, no image with Glide games

I used to play HL1 and CounterStrike with the OpenGL / 3dfx Mini Driver back in years. I really hate these sellers that don't even bother testing the parts properly. But sometime you can get lucky : This is how I bought my Voodoo2 12MB SLI. Without really testing them, the guy thought it was only …

Re: Voodoo 2, no image with Glide games

Hey, can you double check this area ? On the picture I some some possible contacts ( 2nd picture below ) + I do agree with paradigital, you need to check continuity for this scratch. It's easy to do with a multimeter. Just 4 tracks to check. It might be a trick of the light or a bad photo, but C150 …

Re: what SSD for XP ?

I have some Samsung (256GB), Sandisk (256GB) and Intel (180GB) SSDs I use for my Windows98/DOS/Xp Computers. No issues to report so far. I'm not using TRIM, just once I tried to launch the Trim app made by R. Loew Electronics on DOS that seems to work fine. But I don't really care if one of my SSD …

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

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I don't want to "crack" a game that needs a CD. ( like Carmageddon, GTA, GP2, etc.. ) and I will not use a DVD player on my WIndows98 Rig. I'll even replace the 48x CD player I have by a slower one when I'll find a 4 or 8x 😀

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

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I bought 2 IDE/Sata Adapters. Works the same on ATA33 (22MB/s Read and 32MB/s Write) but I just tested on another ATA100 Mobo and Startech is slightly faster : ( With an Intel SSD ) Startech : Read 109MB/s and Write 81MB/s Digitus : Read 96MB/s and Write 78MB/s Digitus https://i.ibb.co/dK0hrJz/IMG- …

Re: Coil whine - fact or myth?

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Not only Graphic cards and PSU, but also Motherboard are potentially impacted 🙁 My MSI 848P Neo-V ( Socket 370 ) has a strong coil whine noise almost all the time. Hopefully I won't hear it anymore when I'll put it in a case.

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