Reply 20 of 31, by Cobra42898
From an assembly perspective, I love Slot1 processors and the 286/386/486 era because theyre so easy to buuld. Not so many fans necessary, no worried about thermal paste and heatsinks.
Pentium 133-166 were a "golden era" it seemed like, to me. In the groups of people I knew, a lot of people seemed to buy PCs at that era. A lot of x86 stuff was becoming slow enough to "need upgrading", and 133-166 seemed like just enough cpu to run win95 when it came out without a huge lag. I have a a P200mmx now, and it runs win98se fairly well for basic things.
Marketing hype was real. people "had to have" a win95 PC at that time. Why buy a p200-233 when there were P2's available?
same thing 6 years later.
XP? gotta have!
Searching for Epson Actiontower 3000 486 PC.