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Re: No space in your room to store old PC?

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Old style pizza box cases (like the original PC) 19" racks This is exactly the route I've gone down. Horizontal desktop cases seem to have died out at the turn of the century, only lingering on in the home theatre realm - so most will be silver or black, not beige. 19" racks and shelves are …

Re: MS encourages emulation

in Milliways
Whatever happened to Public Domain laws, and how long does it take for video games to fall into the Public Domain? Longer than any of us will live. Even if there aren't any further retroactive extensions to copyright terms, functionally there isn't a public domain anymore from the point of view of …

Re: GTA Trilogy - The Definitive Edition is not very good

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Standards are slipping at Rockstar https://games.slashdot.org/story/21/11/13/0135237/rockstar-pulls-grand-theft-auto-definitive-edition-after-unintentionally-including-files Between the easy money of GTA Online, re-releasing their old titles, the departures of Dan Houser and Lazlow; I remain …

Re: How over powered are modern PCs?

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Jasin Natael wrote on 2021-11-12, 20:19: At least these machines will be responsilby recycled. Everyone's latched onto recycling, forgetting the saying goes: reduce, reuse, recycle - in decreasing order of effectiveness. Reducing consumption is very threatening to the current organisation of the …

Re: How over powered are modern PCs?

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one must not underestimate the ability of modern ultra-bloated JavaScript to bring powerful computers to their knees I ended up retiring my old Core2 Quad when simply opening Twitter used to freeze the system for ten seconds. A site designed around the almost utilitarian concept of displaying …

Re: Interview with "last XP fan"

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cyclone3d wrote on 2021-10-25, 20:07: Oh, it's fun sticking a non-patched XP machine directly on the internet and watching it get overrun by malware within a matter of minutes. Imagine a server farm of unpatched XP machines exposed to the internet. A gigantic digital mousetrap to keep the …

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