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Re: Latest, or most versatile, original hardware to play Castle Wolfenstein & other early DOS games on?

Take a look at the Cyrix MediaGX. I have one and it is pretty darn slow... it's a system only someone on Vogons could love... PhilsComputerLab did a video review and found you can get this down to a 386 DX/40 and performs around a Pentium 166MMX at the top end. Probably around 200MMX with an …

Re: New forum suggestions/Feedback

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chrismeyer6 wrote on 2022-06-14, 15:43: I fully agree tapatalk is awful. The vogons mobile site loads and renders perfectly on my Google pixel 3a and our tablet. I don't see what's wrong with their mobile site. Yep. Looks and works fine to me on an iPhone and iPad, also.

Re: PCI video card recommendation?

In any case, the 6200 is looking for a minimum of 18A to be supplied by the +12V rail via PCI (pin A2). I just tried the 6200 in the following configurations: I HIGHLY doubt that x3 that would burn the PCI slot in an instant, PCI pins aren't meant to handle that kind of current and iirc PCI in …

Re: PCI video card recommendation?

Does anyone know if these sorts of power requirements from the bus are dictated by PCI versions? In any case, the 6200 is looking for a minimum of 18A to be supplied by the +12V rail via PCI (pin A2). I just tried the 6200 in the following configurations: 440BX Intel SE440BX-2 (Slot 1) [Pentium II …

Re: PCI video card recommendation?

I have a 256MB PCI FX 5200 128bit and it's interesting to see that it's already quite power demanding so I can imagine the FX 5500 overclocked.. Looking at the GPU package printed codes it seems they were using some different version of the NV34 gpu I don't know if actually different why and where, …

Re: PCI video card recommendation?

Do you already have an 850MHs Slot-1 CPU or a Slotket adapter? If not, genuine Slot-1 CPUs are rather expensive and may blow up half or most of your budget. Slot 1 CPUs tend to be on the expensive side after 600MHz - but deals can be had if you're patient/lucky. Not yet. I'm close to buying one …

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