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Re: Nehemiah DOS/Win98 build

Look here. I think it is the same as yours. I took this one apart. I still need to fix the damaged area. See the black spots on the PCB is where the capacitor ruptured and leaked onto the PCB Damaging the traces. The fix: I think the fix is to get the surface mount capacitor off the PCB. So I plan …

Re: Nehemiah DOS/Win98 build

The GPU chips on these Voodoo cards run VERY HOT so you definitely want to add a fan. This is the main reason there are so few PCI voodoo cards around because they over heated and the capacitors leaked and destroyed The traces on the PCB. Hmm, if these PCI cards are getting rare, maybe I should try …

Re: Nehemiah DOS/Win98 build

The GPU chips on these Voodoo cards run VERY HOT so you definitely want to add a fan. This is the main reason there are so few PCI voodoo cards around because they over heated and the capacitors leaked and destroyed The traces on the PCB. The AGP voodoo card are a little better but they too run very …

Re: Nehemiah DOS/Win98 build

I had intended to use a Voodoo 3 2000 PCI card in this build, but I got burned (both figuratively and literally - that voltage regulator gets freaking hot!). The picture comes and goes, and this is 2D, not even 3D. I didn't realize when I bought it, that it had been modded to add a fan. I'm not …

Re: Nehemiah DOS/Win98 build

“Philscomputerlab” did a video a while back where he tested different modules of memory for best gaming performance in Win98. He concluded that 1 module of 256mb worked best. 2 modules of 256mb actually cause performance to lag. Did you notice any such lag in your Win98 system ?

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