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Re: Chia cryptocurrency - Mining on HDD and SSD

You can buy 50 Tesla cars with 150 bitcoins. Not anymore, it seems like: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-12/musk-says-tesla-suspending-bitcoin-purchases-citing-energy-use Sometimes I think the success of certain cryptocurrencies solely depends on the endorsement of one crazy …

Re: How many working computers do you have right now?

- Thinkpad T21 - Thinkpad A22p - ThinkPad R52 - ThinkPad X201 - Thinkpad L390 Yoga - Fujitsu Stylistic 2300 Windows 98 Tablet PC - Windows 98SE desktop machine (Tualatin 1.4GHz, Radeon 9600XT) - Windows XP desktop machine (Q9550, 2x GTX570 SLI) - Windows 10 main gaming machine (dual Xeon 24 cores, …

Re: What made you join VOGONS?

found vogons while deliberately searching for forums about old pcs and lurked for several years on and off Same for me. I had known this forum for quite a while, because I was always interested in retro hardware. When I finally decided to build a full Windows 98 PC and needed some help, I joined. I …

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

I also despise the XP theme, I always turn it back to classic when I have to use one. The "Toys'R'Us" theme has aged horribly, that's true. Many years ago I discovered an unofficial dark theme for Windows XP, called "Paint it Black" and I usually install this after patching the uxtheme.dll. I also …

Re: Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year! Thanks to COVID, homeoffice and cancelled business trips I've had much more time for tinkering with retro machines this year. So in the end, this year turned out pretty well after all...

Re: Let's talk about our hated trends

cyclone3d wrote on 2020-12-15, 15:45: Voxels . They sucked then and, unless something has changed, they still suck. Cloudpunk is doing them pretty well. Voxels in a beautiful Cyberpunk neon-world. So simple, yet so beautiful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDEDICQEze0

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