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Re: VLB with 386DX-40 ?

True. On a 386 DX-40 with overclocked ISA bus, most late ISA VGA cards enough for Wolf3D. it's also fast enough on normal bus speeds, I recently played through all of Wolfenstein 3D, extra levels and Spear of Destiny... about 40-50 hours or so on my 386DX-40 with ET4000AX ;) it runs perfectly fine. …

Re: VLB with 386DX-40 ?

Wolfenstein 3D runs fine on 386DX40 at standard ISA bus speed. I used to play it. True. On a 386 DX-40 with overclocked ISA bus, most late ISA VGA cards enough for Wolf3D. Transport Tycoon, Settlers 2 are 256 color SVGA games designed for 486 that benefit from faster bus. I have tested Transport …

Re: VLB with 386DX-40 ?

It's still pretty interesting that there is a big performance gap between the 495SX and M1429 chipsets. They gap might also widen or narrow depending on the manufacturer of the motherboard, or which graphics cards are used. Back in 2008/9 when I was doing my "testing", I didn't use Wolf3D for …

Re: VLB with 386DX-40 ?

When I did my tests on an opti 495SX board, I didn't detect much difference with an am386DX or a cx486DLC (SXL) between an ISA or VLB card of the same class (in my case, ATi Mach64 VRAM). However, with the IBM 486DLC2 and 486SLC2 (Alaris), there was a significant difference, especially in DOOM. …

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