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Re: Perfect ISA soundcard, in theory

I found a post from gerwin in that thread speaking about a bootup issue being fixed by replacing the C92 10uF 16V capacitor with a 2.2uF one. That may be completely out of the subject, but I though why not try that. So I did (used a 2.2uF 50V capacitor). Unfortunately, that didn't changed anything …

Re: The King has left the Building.

My memory of the first gen Pentiums was a cashed up friend convincing his mother to buy him a second hand machine based on a Pentium 66 - we were pumped and skipped school to mess around with it. Compared to my DX2 66 though I thought it was pretty disappointing - faster of course, but not a huge …

Re: FastDoom. A new Doom port for DOS, optimized to be as fast as possible for 386/486 personal computers!

I'm loving the SVGA modes and they seem to work really well - the inbuilt benchmark is also fantastic. Apologies if this has been asked before or if it's just some side effect of the higher resolution that I'm not aware of, but the SVGA modes are much brighter than non-SVGA (on my system at least). …

Re: Do you keep a tech-journal?

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Yes I use a Google sheet to keep track of the hardware I own and what each build looks like. I've been using it for ~10 years but unfortunately I haven't kept a track of all of the things I've bought and sold over that time, I just delete them from the sheet. Having the prices would be interesting …

Re: PAS16 Rev. C

The 166MMX is pretty quick, I'd be interested to see what happened if you slow the machine down by turning one of the caches off. I could be way off but I know I've had trouble with the PAS16 in a fast machine. Might be worth a try.

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