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Re: Would you be interested in an x86-based alternative to the Raspberry Pi, optimized for retro gaming?

As the owner of two Vortex86 systems, neither of which cost as much as any of my 486 motherboards, I wouldn't be interested unless you manage to fulfil the project at a much lower price than I (and others, apparently) expect it to cost. Develop a new soc and suitable board and peripherals for under …

Re: Would you be interested in an x86-based alternative to the Raspberry Pi, optimized for retro gaming?

vortex is expensive as are most integrated toys - i would not spend such amounts on this kind of stuff i would personally just take a redone fx cpu;an ahci and hd audio driver for windows 98 would be required, i doubt other things would be in the way of some games having amd expand the fx line some …

Re: Would you be interested in an x86-based alternative to the Raspberry Pi, optimized for retro gaming?

Would something like Vortex86 do what you want? An example can be found at https://www.digikey.co.uk/product-detail/en/versalogic-corporation/VL-EPM-16F/1241-1019-ND/3585843?utm_campaign=buynow&utm_medium=aggregator&WT.z_cid=ref_findchips_standard&utm_source=findchips (although used units are much …

Monochrome and CGA monitors rescued from oblivion

Ain't it great when you find something you thought you could not afford? Years ago, I put loads of boxes in an outside cupboard, as I had no space for it all. Then forgot about it all (hey, I can't remember what I ate yesterday, so forgetting boxes I put out of the way is nothing!). Recently been …

Re: Diamond Stealth 2500

Nothing odd about the card. Diamond Stealth Video 2500 has always had an Alliance ProMotion AT24 chipset with 1MB or 2MB EDO. It's not a hybrid, which would imply it has two different technologies which don't normally work together.

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