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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby luckybob » 2019-1-28 @ 13:25

tayyare wrote:
oeuvre wrote:mmm format C:


Do you format your hard drive every 6 months?

:blush: :lol:


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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby oeuvre » 2019-1-28 @ 14:12

tayyare wrote:
oeuvre wrote:mmm format C:


Do you format your hard drive every 6 months?

:blush: :lol:


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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby badmojo » 2019-1-30 @ 10:42

appiah4 wrote:How would a DX33/40 do in Ultima VII Pt. 2? I guess U5SX 486-33 is probably a sweet spot CPU for both games?


There's a thread for that :-P

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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby Bige4u » 2019-2-03 @ 17:36

A few more recent finds off ebay and here i am once again with another retro WIN98se build. (cpu/mobo/mem/videocard)

Pentium3 1.4ghz tualatin
Asus Tusl2-c
Kingston 1x512mb pc133 cl2
Asus Gf3 ti500 64mb
WD 20gb pata 7200rpm
SB pci128
usb2.0 pci 4port
dvdrom/3.5'' floppy drive
Enermax 550w (tester)
Win98se

Works great and runs wicked fast!
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby Obijuan1983 » 2019-2-03 @ 21:52

This is my Dual Pentium III-S 1.4GHz Tualatin Rig

ASUS CUV4X-DLS
2 x PIII-S 1.4GHz Tualatin with Lin-Lin adapters
1GB RAM PC133
ATI X1650Pro 256MB DDR3
Creative Audigy

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit


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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby Obijuan1983 » 2019-2-03 @ 22:14

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

2 x PIII-S 1.4GHz @ 1.575GHz

1GB RAM
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CPU-Z Benchmark

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Spi1M

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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby luckybob » 2019-2-03 @ 22:15

welcome! I always give a thumbs up to dual cpu setups! I do want to ask why you chose W7 and not XP.
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby Obijuan1983 » 2019-2-03 @ 22:25

I had Windows XP Home edition that doesn't support SMP.

I receive the packet yesterday and couldn't wait to find Windows XP Pro

By the way with Windows 7 Ultimate its working fine...Beast...

I am waiting to get 2GB RAM (4 x 512MB PC133) , 120GB SSD, PCI Sata Adapter , 2 x waterblocks and a new PC Case with window...
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby RaVeN-05 » 2019-2-03 @ 23:11

omg what a pc, nice.
Have other question 2xCPU + 2X PCIe motherboard's exist?
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby NostalgicAslinger » 2019-2-10 @ 02:14

My newst buy, a Aopen AX59 Pro with VIA MVP3. I have installed this big Socket A CPU cooler on the AMD K6-III+ 500ANZ!

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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby Bige4u » 2019-2-10 @ 16:06

I ran a K6-3/500mhz system once a long time ago.... the ultimate space heater it was, no joke.
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby bjwil1991 » 2019-2-10 @ 17:47

I have several Pentium 4 systems that are space heaters.
C64, WheelWriter 10 Series II QuietWriter 8, Pack-Mate 28 Plus, K6-2/300, Pavilion N3350, iMac G3 & G4, Socket 462, 2x Inspiron 600m, Athlon 64, Dimension 4550 & E510, ThinkPad R40, Presario C700, ASUS X54C, Raspberry Pi B+, 2B-3B+, Custom FX-6300
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby computerguy08 » 2019-2-11 @ 14:15

Just got this cute GX110 for free recently, came without expansion cards (empty riser card) and WinXP install. I've done some upgrades to make it a retro gaming PC.

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Pentium III Coppermine 933MHz
256MB PC133 SDRAM
CT6760 Voodoo Banshee 16MB PCI (with cooling mod)
CT4830 SB Live! Value
80GB WD Hard Drive

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I had to mess around a while with the IRQ settings in the BIOS to get the sound card to work, but it came out nice in the end.
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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby NostalgicAslinger » 2019-2-13 @ 20:16

Bige4u wrote:I ran a K6-3/500mhz system once a long time ago.... the ultimate space heater it was, no joke.


The K6-II+ or III+ was manufactured in 180 nm and runs much cooler than the original K6-II or III with 250 nm (both without +). My 500ANZ also does 600MHz with 1,95V VCore and runs very cool. It will not even run warm under Prime 95 load.

The + version was special produced for embedded systems or the mobile market.

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Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

Postby oeuvre » 2019-2-14 @ 13:48

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