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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by DaMulta, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    I have found it VERY hard to find pics of hardware from the 80's and 90's.
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    I have lots of stuff, but I will just start with a 80286, 80386, and a video card super video autocard card box.


    If you want close up shots of any piece of hardware just ask!!!!


    Dell 80386 motherboard.
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    I have no idea why that wire is on there
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    It has a math problem lol
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    Crap pic have to retake....80286 motherboard 6133904 4941ka seems to be the board product name.
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    80286 CPU
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    Ram on the 80286 bank 0 and 1 full:rockout:
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    model vc100 made by reveal(forgot to take a pic of the front of the box.
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    Post anything you can find. I'm for real a lot of this is hard to find on the net. It's as if it never happened.
     
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    mmmhh i have the predecessor of the commodor64 somewhere... cant even remember what's its name :laugh:. could take some pics
     
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    lol VC100, It features 256k of memory, which lets you work with complex graphics faster..... haahaaa :D

    Reminds me of the time I bought 4mb of ram for my dad's 486. It cost nearly $300. :eek:

    hahahaaaa. Great thread DM, will keep an eye on it.
     
  4. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    forgot to post the 386 cpu
     
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    Oh man I love old hardware!

    My grandma is still using a PII with windows 98! I had pics somwhere of the computer taken apart...
     
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    I have an old 386 mobo, an ATI rage GPU, some odd old ram and an old WD caviar HD as wall decoartion:laugh:
     
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    Pics or it didn't happen!!!!!:rolleyes:
     
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    I'll post them when I'm at home in some hours:cool:
     
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    I have an 80486, Pentium 90, some strange RAM, more strange RAM, an S3 Trio, 2 old PIII laptops (Toshiba has been decomissioned though), PIII Celeron rig (soon to be a small server), a couple of 10 GB HDDs, and DOS/Win3.11 disks somewhere...
    Nice pics though!
     
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    Only 16 colors to mess with;)

    LOL

    BTW:post your OSH(old school hardware)finds:toast:
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Notice the cut on the corner; that is still used to this day on CPUs. Showing how the cpu goes into the socket.

    80286
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    Notice 9 chips per slot. ECC memory as they would say today.

    It's listed on top
    bank 0
    c1 bit 0
    c2 bit8

    bank 1
    c3 bit 0
    c4 bit8

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    Now I'm going to take more pics of the 80286 it even has AMD chips on it.

    You start typing the chips names in google, and it has no idea what your trying to ask it.......
     
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    Nice snaps Bro
     
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    I'll ask my friend if he can take a couple of pics of his old system (although it is now spread out over his bedroom floor, I remember when I was round at his house he got drunk and stood on the motherboard lol.)
     
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    Okay, upon DaMultas request, here are the pics of my wall deco:

    Not all of them are old boards, also some "newer" stuff like a Gigabyte mobo and a X600 are sticked up there.
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    Here you see the hard discs
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    The compaq mobo, apparently with a socket 5 CPU (I have it somewhere...but where)
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    Old ATI Rage AGP Pro with outstanding 128mb O_O
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    This is the odd RAM
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    And something what I think is a LAN card
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    Thank you for posting more finds:)
     
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    No problemo :D I can't throw away computer stuff, so it seemed like a good idea. They are still collecting dust up there, but in a stylish way:cool:
     
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    Man you need to get out more.
     
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    Out? You mean... out in the RL?
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Why? I used to hang video card boxes up in my PC room in my other house.

    Just like hanging up a poster IMO.



    Back on topic!!!! +1
     
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    Hey -- he's using old computer stuff in a resourceful manner to decorate. :laugh: Much better than just throwing them away or "recycling" them (which just means that they're shipped in bulk to China where they're melted down to pollute the environment).
     
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    i used to have a giant HDD but i smashed that with a sledge hammer...got some math chips somewere
     
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    sorry if i sounded rude but I just feel that hanging computer part on your wall is too far, but each to their own.
     
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    What kind of ram slots are these?
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    My dog house is made from on old SGI Supercomputer shipping crate
    (it's way in the back lot now.) not used anymore.....

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    The stamp
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    Lets see some random old school hardware!!!!
     

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