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Bought these (retro) hardware today

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Reply 30241 of 35071, by oeuvre

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I've done that and it's an excellent idea. If you get an SFX PSU you won't even have to modify anything whatsoever.

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Reply 30243 of 35071, by ShovelKnight

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CrFr wrote:

I wouldn't be able to sleep at night after butchering perfectly good classic computer 🤣

Nah, Pentium 4 is crap and should burn in hell, those cases are far too well-built to house a miserable P4 system.

Reply 30245 of 35071, by CrFr

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ShovelKnight wrote:
CrFr wrote:

I wouldn't be able to sleep at night after butchering perfectly good classic computer 🤣

Nah, Pentium 4 is crap and should burn in hell, those cases are far too well-built to house a miserable P4 system.

That Netvista in question is Pentium III.

Reply 30249 of 35071, by Windows9566

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imi wrote:
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To prove that I haven't joined here just for fun (and to test HWiNFO), I just bough this new toy 😁

I think I'm seeing double 😁

dual pentium 90 mhz goldcap CPUs, IDK if they have the FDIV bug or not.

Reply 30250 of 35071, by mpe

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Windows9566 wrote:

dual pentium 90 mhz goldcap CPUs, IDK if they have the FDIV bug or not.

Nice one. The one of the left looks like SX957 (no FDIV bug). Can't read the other one.

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Reply 30251 of 35071, by H3nrik V!

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Mumak wrote:
To prove that I haven't joined here just for fun (and to test HWiNFO), I just bough this new toy :D […]
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To prove that I haven't joined here just for fun (and to test HWiNFO), I just bough this new toy 😁

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Now need to grab lot of auxiliary stuff to get it working...

Beauty, beauty, beauty! Just loving all dual socketed boards, and the gold tops only adds to the beauty!

Reply 30252 of 35071, by Windows9566

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mpe wrote:
Windows9566 wrote:

dual pentium 90 mhz goldcap CPUs, IDK if they have the FDIV bug or not.

Nice one. The one of the left looks like SX957 (no FDIV bug). Can't read the other one.

I have Pentium 90 CPUs too but unfortunately they're the ceramic versions. but fortunately, neither of them have the FDIV bug.

Reply 30254 of 35071, by jheronimus

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Got a cheap Pentium III 1100 for a 100 MHz FSB today.

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Thing is, I've been looking for a 1GHz/100 Slot 1 CPU for my beloved 440BX system (in my signature) with no luck and this chip is even better. The only thing left now is to find a proper Slotket adapter. I have this one:

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But I assume it's only good for Mendocino Celerons. I can't identify this model for sure, but it looks like it simply doesn't have enough jumpers.

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Reply 30255 of 35071, by H3nrik V!

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Mumak wrote:

I had a dual P-III (Slot1) system in the past. Now I regret so much of letting it go off...

Yeah, I understand that one .. I had a dual P133 (CPUs on some daughter board) which I also regret not having any more .. So will never let another dual socketed board go again, which is why I own 2 ABiT BP6's 😎

Reply 30256 of 35071, by MKT_Gundam

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jheronimus wrote:
Got a cheap Pentium III 1100 for a 100 MHz FSB today. […]
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Got a cheap Pentium III 1100 for a 100 MHz FSB today.

cQcQxv2m.jpg

Thing is, I've been looking for a 1GHz/100 Slot 1 CPU for my beloved 440BX system (in my signature) with no luck and this chip is even better. The only thing left now is to find a proper Slotket adapter. I have this one:

0FT98E4m.jpg

But I assume it's only good for Mendocino Celerons. I can't identify this model for sure, but it looks like it simply doesn't have enough jumpers.

I have one similar but mina has 2 jumper? 1 for 133/100 mHz FSb and Overclock (forcing the fsb)

Reply 30257 of 35071, by Vynix

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😎 Just bought a Pentium 233 MMX (the ultimate Pentium 1), all of that for 12€ 😎 (6€ for the CPU, and another 6€ for shipping 😦)

Proud owner of a Shuttle HOT-555A 430VX motherboard and two wonderful retro laptops, namely a Compaq Armada 1700 [nonfunctional] and a HP Omnibook XE3-GC [fully working :p]

Reply 30258 of 35071, by imi

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I think I've got enough from scrap boxes for a while now... got burnt two times in a row now... things just loosely thrown into a way too big box, if it wasn't visibly broken on the original picture, it sure was after shipping... what's left is a pile of broken off caps, ram clips, scratched and bent PCBs, dented card slots...

also got an old passively cooled SFF PC, heatsink-case bent... and a caddy CD-Rom, bezel broken... I've been pushing my luck lately I guess.

Reply 30259 of 35071, by blurks

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Not really retro, not really modern either...

Creative Labs 3D Blaster 5 FX5600 XT

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