First post, by chublord
Not sure if this is possible, but my goal is to get this machine to complete a task from World Community Grid (a distributing computing project, think SETI@Home).
Each task is single threaded (A modern chip like the Ryzen will run a bunch of them in parallel). But the tasks are good for a week before they expire.
Can it be done?
This IBM Valuepoint is currently configured with the following:
133 MHz AM 5x86 processor 120 100 MHz DX4 processor*
50 MHz FSB
80 MB FP memory
540 MB HDD (primary) / 1.6 GB HDD (secondary)
512 256 KB L2 cache*
S3 onboard graphics (1 MB VRAM) + Diamond 3D Voodoo1 (4 MB VRAM)
* My memory wasn't as good as I thought it was
I think the system can take 128 MB ram maximum, and I was considering a 2 GB flash IDE drive. There are PCI and ISA expansion slots, and I am going to try a USB PCI card. It has a
Voodoo2 Voodoo1 graphics card, although I know this won't help in this particular case.
I think it's a long shot, but what do you think?
The World Community Grid website says it doesn't work on Windows 95, but it doesn't specify whether it runs on Windows 98.