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Reply 1980 of 1993, by appiah4

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Kahenraz wrote on 2022-06-27, 22:34:

This is not what I had pictured in my mind after reading that you had setup for a LAN part in your "outhouse".

My sentiments exactly.. These photos ruined my dreams of playing Quake 3 with friends on a LAN while taking a dump.

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Reply 1981 of 1993, by gerry

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RetroHamer wrote on 2022-06-27, 18:13:

Slowly setting up my outhouse for a LAN party with some friends over next few months. Everything from K6 233 and Pentium 2 500 upto I7 3770 and Ryzen 2200G.

Need more monitors and Chairs but they'll be easy to get.

great stuff, will be good to post pic when its all running too.

Reply 1982 of 1993, by RetroHamer

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gerry wrote on 2022-06-28, 07:01:
RetroHamer wrote on 2022-06-27, 18:13:

Slowly setting up my outhouse for a LAN party with some friends over next few months. Everything from K6 233 and Pentium 2 500 upto I7 3770 and Ryzen 2200G.

Need more monitors and Chairs but they'll be easy to get.

great stuff, will be good to post pic when its all running too.

Will do. Building up the systems now so they hopefully all work together on a network

Reply 1984 of 1993, by Shagittarius

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Kahenraz wrote on 2022-06-28, 15:00:
Radical Vision wrote on 2022-05-18, 15:09:

The Mancave... Ofc the wardrobe is at 80% full of computer stuff

Nice leather jackets.

"I'm selling fine leather jackets like the one I'm wearing."

Reply 1985 of 1993, by RetroHamer

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gerry wrote on 2022-06-28, 07:01:
RetroHamer wrote on 2022-06-27, 18:13:

Slowly setting up my outhouse for a LAN party with some friends over next few months. Everything from K6 233 and Pentium 2 500 upto I7 3770 and Ryzen 2200G.

Need more monitors and Chairs but they'll be easy to get.

great stuff, will be good to post pic when its all running too.

Networking has started. Some Doom 2 and Half life to test.

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Reply 1987 of 1993, by tylerjanebr

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Still a work in progress, but I wanted to have an area in my basement with computers for the three primary generations of windows that I grew up with: 3.11, 98, and XP. I still want to do better cable management, get some better seating, and maybe get new desks for them. But I like where it's at so far.

Right is a 486 DX2 66, middle is a 1.0ghz Pentium 3 with a Radeon 9800 pro, left is a Core2Duo E6600 with a GTX 470.

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Reply 1988 of 1993, by pan069

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tylerjanebr wrote on 2022-07-21, 14:56:

Still a work in progress, but I wanted to have an area in my basement with computers for the three primary generations of windows that I grew up with: 3.11, 98, and XP. I still want to do better cable management, get some better seating, and maybe get new desks for them. But I like where it's at so far.

Right is a 486 DX2 66, middle is a 1.0ghz Pentium 3 with a Radeon 9800 pro, left is a Core2Duo E6600 with a GTX 470.

That Iiyama in the middle, nice! Used to have one like that, sad I had to dump it when moving countries. Which model is that?

Reply 1990 of 1993, by Meatball

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tylerjanebr wrote on 2022-07-21, 14:56:

Still a work in progress, but I wanted to have an area in my basement with computers for the three primary generations of windows that I grew up with: 3.11, 98, and XP. I still want to do better cable management, get some better seating, and maybe get new desks for them. But I like where it's at so far.

Right is a 486 DX2 66, middle is a 1.0ghz Pentium 3 with a Radeon 9800 pro, left is a Core2Duo E6600 with a GTX 470.

Freaking... awesome...

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Reply 1991 of 1993, by tylerjanebr

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pan069 wrote on 2022-07-21, 22:05:

That Iiyama in the middle...Which model is that?

S901GT, "Vision Master 450". It's excellent but it might be near the end of it's life. About every ten minutes, it "ticks" and flickers and degausses and then comes back to life. Still entirely usable and looks great.

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Reply 1992 of 1993, by chrismeyer6

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tylerjanebr wrote on 2022-07-22, 17:58:
pan069 wrote on 2022-07-21, 22:05:

That Iiyama in the middle...Which model is that?

S901GT, "Vision Master 450". It's excellent but it might be near the end of it's life. About every ten minutes, it "ticks" and flickers and degausses and then comes back to life. Still entirely usable and looks great.

It's possible that it just needs a recaping and be good for a long while more.

Reply 1993 of 1993, by creepingnet

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Here's my current setup....

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The desk is where I swap out my modern and vintage machines periodically (obviously). Right now the 2015 iMac and Tandy 1000A are setup as I'm recording Tandy youtubes at the moment and I've been learning the Apple ecosystem as I use it at work (and because I do use Garageband for music sometimes, and the Mac seems quite good for recoreding in BandLab - that's what the Line6HD500 processor under the desk is for).

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The Laptop rack is where the laptops are when I'm not using them, so they get showed off. On top of the rack is my DFI MediaBook 486DX2 (basically a rebadged NanTan 9200M), a BSi (NanTan) FMA3500C, the NEC Versa 40EC, NEC Versa V/50, and the NEC Versa P/75 at the bottom. My NEC Versa M/75 is next to it because that's the one out of the lot I probably use the most.

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This is "holding" for other systems. On the top rack we have the broken Versadock which I might be cannibalizing soon. Next to that is the Blue Lightning Compaq Deskpro 386s/20. The second shelf is my 17" Dell CRT Monitor and 14" Micron CRT with the awful stain on top. On the bottom is my main 486DX4-100 system, and 2 other PC's in the next photo. Also on top is the "Beige Beast" InWin D500 mATX desktop that runs Linux.

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Bottom of the shelf Left to Right - 486 DX4-100 main with the monitor on top (14" SVGA KDS I believe), next to that is the Moondog 486 DX4-100 tower with the digital readout, and next to that is my Dell Precision T5400 Linux Mint machine.

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