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Re: Windows 3.1 Must Have Software -

in Windows
I usually load up all the various windows games and entertainment packs I collected back in the day along with the vibra 16 utilities, players, recorders and editing stuff that came with my sound card. I like the XING mpeg video player that came with my video card My old scanner came with image …

Re: Pentium PRO?

Here is a picture of my rare engineering sample given me by an intel engineer back in late 1990's (1997 iirc). Yes have had it in my possession that long..... It only works on a genuine Intel board like the VS440 AFAIK, note the lack of printing. It is an ES 528 version, the only other picture I …

Re: Pentium PRO?

My only reason for building a PPro system was to see how it performed relative to other systems of the era (e.g. 1996-1997). It does occupy a bit of a retro-no-man's-land in my opinion. Not a daily-driver retro rig by any stretch. The local Tech College had a sea of micronics pro180 /256k single …

Re: Best CGA & Hercules monochrome games

I'm afraid DRAM would be too slow for palette. The color lookup table in RAMDAC chips is implemented as SRAM. The card itself would just mirror each rows pallet into the sram at the start of the probe when in blank it would be no different than the card having 641 (or 322) columns. Which is in spec …

Re: Best CGA & Hercules monochrome games

Thanks, I admit I have a bit of a love/hate-relationship with CGA. One one hand, I love to tinker with it, while simultaneously wished there was "more". There were missed opportunities so to say. Like a 4 colour mode for 640x200 resolution or a 640x400 mono mode. Both would have helped at …

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