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Re: (SOLVED - defective FPU) How hot should an 8087 FPU be at idle? I'm getting 55-60 deg C... And other 8087 questions

Intel was the only manufacturer that produced the 8087 in any meaningful quantity. AMD and Cyrix were said the have developed clones, but they are so rare they might as well not even exist. There's also a very rare Soviet clone, which comes in unusual packaging. To the best of my knowledge, the …

Re: Best OS for a 286?

I am somewhat confident that the Rampage AT does not work in 8-bit mode, because I own one and I am pretty certain I tried it many years ago. Besides, that card should be full height and might not even fit in a Tandy. You may be right about some of the later boards though. In any case, don't waste …

Re: 8-Bit Guy video's are becoming a chore!

Less enthusiasm is easy to explain. 20 or 30 years ago, a lot of things were poorly documented, especially online....so it was exciting to uncover things and do stuff that had never been tried before. Just about every possible angle has now been exploited, and now every joe schmoe can easily find …

Re: 8-Bit Guy video's are becoming a chore!

I have seen some of the 8-bit guy videos, but generally only watch them if the topic looks interesting. He's a pretty awkward guy. The best way I can describe it is like watching a balder, nerdier version of myself. You've got to give him credit for having the balls to put his face on youtube. I'd …

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