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Re: TERRIBLE NEWS!

Can't recall anyone having reported their systems having been compromised by Meltdown/Spectre. You need local access any way iirc. Also they possibly could effect systems going back to the Pentium Pros at least. True. But...my main issue is how Intel handled the patch. They were far from …

Re: TERRIBLE NEWS!

So ditch Intel and buy AMD if it is a problem for older games you play... For that matter, I will be going AMD either way on my next new build. Intel has shown that they are completely fine with performance stagnation and you can be 100% sure that they would still be on their maybe 5% IPC increase …

Re: Graphics card for Via C3 Nehemiah builds?

I decided to run some of my own benchmarks in Windows 98SE w/Via C3 Nehemiah at 1.4 GHz. I have DirextX 8.1 installed. I tested the following graphics cards. The specs. are according to Everest. Vsync disabled with PowerStrip. XFX Nvidia GeForce4 MX440 w/AGP 8x NV18 DDR - 128 MB - 128 bit - 143 MHz …

Re: Graphics card for Via C3 Nehemiah builds?

Sorry for delay :) it took me a while to find the old tests. Games with build in timedemos (Quake 3, turok 2 etc.) scores 25-35 fps in 1024x768 and even 1280x1024. It is obvious that the CPU is a bottleneck so the results at 640x480 are very similar. I did not check UT :) Well now I am confused. In …

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