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Re: Savage 4 is it useful for anything?

For what it's worth, I believe all Savage4 cards are limited to a 64bit memory bus. My experience with them is that they are a neat alternative for late 90s games, but outside of playing with S3 Metal there isn't much point in using a savage4 when a TNT/TNT2 provides a better overall experience and …

Re: Looking for a japanese vintage computers forum

in Milliways
I have no idea what this page says or if it is legit, but I figured it would be worth posting in case you hadn't seen it. It may just contain the windows 95 drivers you mentioned. http://www.ratocsystems.com/services/driver/sound/5571.html I just followed the link for the 5570 drivers in this thread …

Re: Solution to slow copy of lots of files to FAT32 pendrive

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An alternative solution would be to get a cheap but decent SSD and use a USB adapter. It's incredible how much faster a real SSD is compared to a flash drive or hard drive, even over USB. A lot of that speed improvement comes from the transfer of small files. A pile of used low capacity SSDs can …

Re: Mystery chip on Trident PCI graphic card

Try dumping the video BIOS while the card is in the PC and see if the checksum is correct. I'm sure you've already tried this, but quite often I can fix intermittent issues like this by thoroughly cleaning the gold fingers using isopropyl alcohol. Or a pencil eraser. Fixed dozens of cards this way. …

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

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i guess the card is as good as GeForce 7950 GX2 though no longer win9x support ;) This thing runs like a Cadillac. It idles at 1% CPU utilization. Nice system, just beware of anything that needs high per-core performance or memory bandwidth, like modern games. With that many cores it isn't going to …

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