First post, by Rikintosh
This was the first time I've found an AT case from the 90's that deviates from the "office" standard and looks more "gamer". It is a baby AT case with PS/2 keyboard hole/cutout next to the standard dim keyboard hole. It was produced by a Brazilian factory called Troni, but this in turn didn't create the models, basically they brought things from China and put their name.
Its skeleton isn't strong and heavy, it's just tin, and it's fixed by rivets, and it has some gaps that result in creaking during transport.
One more interesting thing, it has a "slot" to install an 80x80 front fan. It also has a full 3-digit display.
It is with a Biostar 8500tvx motherboard, which is not of great quality, but has interesting features, such as onboard PS/2 connector, ps/2 mouse header, usb, and even a fan for the processor. It supposedly has a cache, but I have my suspicions, as there was a time when these cards of dubious quality came with a fake cache.
In this build, a Pentium MMX 233Mhz will be used, without overclocking, with an evercool cooler kit, and edo 60ns memories.
Unfortunately it's hard (and expensive) to find an AT motherboard with an AGP slot, but if I did, it would be perfect for me to use my Voodoo banshee. For now, I'll settle for the current ATI Rage II+DVD SGRAM (4mb?) which even has TV output.
I've managed to find a floppy disk drive that hasn't yellowed over time, and a retro looking DVD drive that will serve me just fine.
And as it couldn't be missing from a Pentium 1, I'll use an ISA Sound Blaster AWE32 sound card with 2mb of simm memory.
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