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ECS 761GX-M754 no POST

Hi, I bought mobo ECS 761GX-M754 for my lazy XP build (5 €). Unlucky, when I want to test it in the configuration of: 1 stick DDR400 RAM 512 MB (Kingston or PMI), onboard VGA (SiS Mirage), CPU Sempron 2800+, PS/2 keyboard, Seasonic 380W, (all fully working in another rig) New CMOS backup battery …

Re: Alternative cooler for Asus V9950Ultra/256M

in Marvin \ Video
I solved a similar problem with the single-slot GF 6800, where the original cooler is too noisy. I solved this by installing the old AC Twin Turbo Pro, which is probably incompatible with the holes in your GF 59xx (the cross pitch is 75 mm). Compatible with FX59xx should be Acutake DarkVGA https:// …

Re: What retro hardware you killed today or in the past :(. Killing spree stories+serial killers are welcome.Rest in pie

I slipped while fitting the socket 370 heatsink and destroyed a tiny IC next to the socket. I had a similar problem with the ECS K7S5A with the Titan D5TB cooler. After installation, its wide buckle touched the resistor field next to the socket and shorted it out when the PC was turned on. Luckily, …

Re: Videocard no signal

in Marvin \ Video
You need disable onboard VGA (S3 I think?), it is jumper J23 - pins 2-3 enabled, 1-2 disabled. You can download manual here: https://www.manualslib.com/products/Digital-E … dx-9032719.html

Re: Maya44 PCI sound card

in Marvin \ Sound
You can find the review in Czech here: https://www.svethardware.cz/recenze-test-5-po … h-karet/16138-3 The driver is also available for W98SE, but it is .wdm, so I doubt the correct functionality under DOS. https://download.esi-audio.com/?w=esi&p=14&g=1&l=en

Re: Hot EMU8000

in Marvin \ Sound
Thank you all. Anyway, the card's working fine so far, so I'll leave the passive radiator and see. Interestingly, the PCB coloration is only on the back and not around the EMU8000 chip from the front. At first I wondered, if there might have been some other hot chip, that would have turned the PCB …

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