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Re: 3 (+3 more) retro battle stations

In case you see my previous post as an attempt for horse-racing - not the point at all - just a coincidence while we are talking about 386 things here. Couple of days ago these 50ns memory sticks arrived and it was time to give them a try. They can contribute to some performance improvement in OC'ed …

Re: 3 (+3 more) retro battle stations

Recently i obtained 4x4Mb 50ns 30pin SIMM modules from a forum member. Put them to good use today with that DTK 386 system. Was able to lower the DRAM wait-state from 2 to 1 cycles. Here are some of the results: Wolf3D: 61.1 fps Doom: 18.03 fps <- !!! Superscape: 34.4 fps PC Player Benchmark (VGA): …

Re: 3 (+3 more) retro battle stations

Fixed the image in my previous post (some copy past stuff that was incorrect). Full refresh the page to get the update. Doom - full screen with status bar. Wolf3D - yes the timedemo. there is something a test.bat file in the version i have. I just run this. PCBench - VGA mode only. WinTunne2 - full …

Re: 3 (+3 more) retro battle stations

For quite some time i have been looking at who-is-who in the world of 386 mostly driven by personal curiosity with the end objective to identify existing, or preferably - build the fastest, fully stable 386 PC. Motivation has been coming and going in waves, resulting in periods of varying activity. …

Re: 3 (+3 more) retro battle stations

Asus ISA-386SIQ A classic late model 386 motherboard, based on 486 class chipset SiS 461 - made me curious how this will work. SiS 461 is pretty decent early 486 chipset - not too fast, not too slow - should be a good high-end fit for 386 system. The board is basically jumper-less. Supports up to …

Re: 3 (+3 more) retro battle stations

Agreed. --------------- Last night i moved some of the junk around, to compress the space it occupies. Saw this Texas Instruments 486DX2-80 CPU and two lingering mechanical hard drives. Decided to give them a spin in that 486DX2-66 PC in a cardboard case from several posts ago, with the intention to …

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