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Re: 3DFX Banshee issue

you can boot computer with two cards, one agp and pci, then in windows look into device manager for the banshee/unknown device - will tell you if the card is totally dead or only problem with the output

Re: Fixing a 3DFx Voodoo 3000

You can test broken traces by squeezing individual memory chips with your fingers and then starting up computer, or running something rendering graphics on whole screen and squeezing ram chips one by one. Order of operations is important because just reconnecting broken trace wont show up on the …

Re: What vintage CPU socket saw the biggest increase in CPU horsepower from release to retirement?

Con 2 botones wrote on 2022-05-10, 12:55: Just considering the socket alone is a bit tricky to me. Take socket A for instance, a board from the the KT133 chipset era would not let you go above Palomino. my Asus A7V worked fine with Thoroughbred 2200+ @ 2GHz (20.0x100fsb). There were even people …

Re: Sound Blaster 16 question

The CT1741 is the DSP. Creative traditionally used 8051 microcontroller here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_8051 https://www.os2museum.com/wp/sound-blaster-the-french-connection/ The CT1748A is the so called ASP / CSP chip. It may be used for decoding and encoding simple audio algorithms like …

Re: Cirrius logic cl-gd5428 ram upgrade.

Cuttoon wrote on 2022-05-08, 11:19: As has been mentioned, more RAM won't make the VGA faster. But, you still totally should upgrade that card, it will be a very rewarding thing to do. the only reward will be availability of two additional interlaced modes

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