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Re: Riva TNT

I'm scouting ebay daly over a year now and up to date i only found 1 pci TNT for around 40€ that i also bought every other pci example of TNT ot TNT2 that pops every now and then on ebay is priced well above 120€ or even 200€ and for that price it's easyer to find pci Banshee or V3.

Re: what will you do when your last hardware fails?

in Milliways
There's more than black an white to retro and vintage computing. First we must distinct this two terms that we all use for the same as they describe different things and the way we think about and use old software and hardeware as in the end most of us use our systems to run this old programs albait …

Re: Riva TNT

OK, thanks The Serepent Rider ;) , i hope there was no PCB trace damage done by baking the card in an owen as all other components can be trasnplanted from donor AGP cards. On ebay there are only few PCI riva TNT's available and all are well over 120€ while you can get an AGP version for les then 10 …

Riva TNT

Greets, i got hold of PCI riva TNT that was botched by "oven" accident. Basically previous owner tried to reflow the card but the exeriment went bad as it resulted in one desolderd ram and a moved nv4 chip. I dont know if the chip survived but will try to reball the chip and resolder the ram and …

Voodoo 3 2000, missing C95 cap

I have a chanse to acquire V3 2000 (at a price of 1/2 of mint condition card) that according to seller is working even though C95 cap is broken off. It's selling as broken or for spare parts. I'm tempted to by the card but would like some advice from you guys if it's a good idea. i'm thinking of …

can't write CD image to DVD media

in Milliways
Greets, In my long years of using PC's i haven't tried to burn an actual CD image to DVD media before. I came to this while trying to solve some issues with running TR1 on Win98SE via virtual drive. To make it short game FPS drops severelly while ambient sound (CD track) is playing and becomes a …

Re: Tomb Raider sound problems

in Windows
More info, i disabeled onboard ESS and put in SB128PCI (was auto set to 220/1/7). I tried SB128 in all 3 PCI slots but problem persits. I also moved Voodoo2 aoround the PCI slots and even removed it all together to no avail. Then it got me thinkig that it can't be hardware problem but rather …

Re: Tomb Raider sound problems

in Windows
I managed to force IRQ reasigment from 5 to 7 for onboard sound by enabeling serial and paralel ports however still no luck with ambient sound and FPS drop in 3dfx mode remains. Doom 2 works as intendet at either 220/1/5 or 240/1/7. As for duke3d or shadow warrior i dont have them.

Re: Tomb Raider sound problems

in Windows
Tryed to change port/DMA/IRQ in sound dos emulation control panel however i can only change port setting (from 220 to 240), IRQ and DMA are fixed and can't be changed. As mentioned i switched from 220 port to 240 port however problem persists. I've also looked in bios setings if i could change the …

Re: Tomb Raider sound problems

in Windows
i've tried to use SB PRO however problem persists. Could it be some sort of ESS solo-1 conflict with Voodoo2 (port/DMA/IRQ) since slowdown doas not happen when runing game in native software mode?

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