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Re: All these interposers and hardware hacking of old chips. What about using new chips in old motherboards?

A faster P3 compatible CPU would be cool so you could have a faster system with an isa bus (barring some exotic p4 boards), but the tualatin is already strangled by the low memory bandwidth of the P3 bus so there's little point. Another approach would be a motherboard that somehow offers retro …

Re: All these interposers and hardware hacking of old chips. What about using new chips in old motherboards?

I’m still wondering about the post I found where a guy said he stuck a k6 into a socket 370 motherboard after clipping off a pin and said it worked but ran hot until he fried the mobo with a screw driver accidentally a few weeks later. That post was completely false, to put it mildly . Do not …

Re: All these interposers and hardware hacking of old chips. What about using new chips in old motherboards?

Our entire hobby doesn’t make a whole lot of sense haha. Just roll with it. I’m still wondering about the post I found where a guy said he stuck a k6 into a socket 370 motherboard after clipping off a pin and said it worked but ran hot until he fried the mobo with a screw driver accidentally a few …

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