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First post, by ODwilly

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Hi everyone, although in progress I thought I would post about my system im working on. No pics for now, but here are the specs: pcchips m912, 24mb of ram, ati mach32 (rather nice looking model, 2mb maybe?) 3com etherlink 3 if I remember right, magic s-22 audio card, mitsumi 16x, Panasonic 3.5 floppy, bigfoot 12gb, and a winbond vlb i/o controller card. iv got a bunch of extra parts as well, just ask if ya want to know 😀 thanks for reading!

Reply 2 of 8, by ODwilly

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Haha thanks! il have to see about borrowing a camera from my sister! My extra parts are a isa mach8 (don't believe it works) a vlb cirrus logic card, a trident vlb card, a Pentium mmx 233mhz (from my first retro adventure) a k6-3 333mhz, and so many more. This 486 and a pentium2 I built for my best friend are my two complete DOS rigs. The Pentium was a fun summer adventure, did not last long however 🙁 o and SOON my dad's friend is giving me a ibm thinkpad 700c that my father purchased brand new the year before I was born! I remember being around 6 years old and wondering how my dad could use a laptop without a screen x)

Main pc: Asus ROG 17. R9 5900HX, RTX 3070m, 16gb ddr4 3200, 1tb NVME.
Retro PC: Soyo P4S Dragon, 3gb ddr 266, 120gb Maxtor, Geforce Fx 5950 Ultra, SB Live! 5.1

Reply 3 of 8, by ODwilly

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Well dang, my powersupply came today and the process of getting it going has begun. I am getting a keyboard error in the bios, yet the keyboard works in the bios fine. also get a cmos checksum error.

Main pc: Asus ROG 17. R9 5900HX, RTX 3070m, 16gb ddr4 3200, 1tb NVME.
Retro PC: Soyo P4S Dragon, 3gb ddr 266, 120gb Maxtor, Geforce Fx 5950 Ultra, SB Live! 5.1

Reply 4 of 8, by mr_bigmouth_502

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Sounds like a nice build. 😁 What does it have CPU-wise? I know it's a 486 of some sort, but is it like a DX2, a DX4, an AMD 5x86?

My NEW(ish) desktop:
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Reply 5 of 8, by ODwilly

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it has a 120mhz AMD 486, I also have a intel dx2 66 for it if I need and thank you! So far my only complaint is the case, it is the only antec case that has not been a pleasure to build with. But the price was right at $0 😁

Main pc: Asus ROG 17. R9 5900HX, RTX 3070m, 16gb ddr4 3200, 1tb NVME.
Retro PC: Soyo P4S Dragon, 3gb ddr 266, 120gb Maxtor, Geforce Fx 5950 Ultra, SB Live! 5.1

Reply 6 of 8, by LunarG

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We need pics 😁
Hope it turns out great. Good luck with the build, and may the retrogods bless you and let you not have too much trouble 😀

WinXP : PIII 1.4GHz, 512MB RAM, 73GB SCSI HDD, Matrox Parhelia, SB Audigy 2.
Win98se : K6-3+ 500MHz, 256MB RAM, 80GB HDD, Matrox Millennium G400 MAX, Voodoo 2, SW1000XG.
DOS6.22 : Intel DX4, 64MB RAM, 1.6GB HDD, Diamond Stealth64 DRAM, GUS 1MB, SB16.

Reply 7 of 8, by ODwilly

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*UPDATE* Fried my first processor today. R.I.P overdrive 100! you will be missed. Was testing a digisystems socket 2 board I found at goodwill and she sparked. still have the piece, maybe there is still a chance to save it.

Main pc: Asus ROG 17. R9 5900HX, RTX 3070m, 16gb ddr4 3200, 1tb NVME.
Retro PC: Soyo P4S Dragon, 3gb ddr 266, 120gb Maxtor, Geforce Fx 5950 Ultra, SB Live! 5.1

Reply 8 of 8, by Anonymous Coward

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Maybe you just killed the VRM?

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