Just my luck. *Almost* every Celeron 300A ran at 450MHz. Not this one. 374MHz (4.5x 83) max :'(
Just try raising VCore a little bit. I had a Celeron 366 that booted at 550 Mhz but was very unstable.
After raising VCore of just 0.1 V was perfect!
Might try that; my main test board is a Tyan Trinity 400, which has just about every setting you can imagine - except VCore. But I have piles of Slot1 boards that need re-capping including an Abit BE6-II. If anything can get the most out of this CPU, that will 😉
That sound card was the first sound card I ever used on my first PC build back in 1999 when I was 13. I still have it! The ports are a bit broken unfortunately, from so many years of use in various machines. It's a great card! If you need drivers let me know. I have DOS and Windows 3.1 drivers.
Thanks, but fortunately someone already uploaded a full driver set for it to vogonsdrivers.com. I briefly tested it yesterday and it works fine, with low noise - although I heard a few worrying crackly artifacts. When I have some time I'll run it side-by-side next to an SB32 and compare the two. If I'm happy enough with it, I intend to park it next to my Gravis Ultrasound Classic in my main retro box. If not, my son's DOS box gets an upgrade to SB16 compatibility 😉
Great thing about it is the driver loads, sets whatever it needs to set on the card, and terminates. Leaves no TSR's running in conventional memory so thats a plus. Also, FM playback is reasonable when compared to the SB16, and it supports WSS too.
To be honest, I'm quite envious you have it haha!
Yep, read about all that and had been looking for one for quite a while - one of the few chips that offers SBPro and SB16 compatibility, also does SPDIF and is supposed to offer better quality than the ALS100. Looking forward to enjoying it 😀