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My windows XP rig got a soundcard upgrade, its an Audigy 2 ZS. My first Audigy cards. Funny that soundcard is longer than graphics card (it's a Radeon 9550) :laugh:
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EAX sounds a bit better runs natively in windows XP than using wrapper in latter Windows. It doesn't clip especially in Doom3. In GTA San Andreas it won't lose audio after rain. Excellent :clap:
 
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Maybe not all that nostalgic, but it's what I use for VHS transfer to HDD.
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It does the job using Windows Movie Maker, quite admirably.
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Maybe not all that nostalgic, but it's what I use for VHS transfer to HDD.
Asrock N68-S UCC
Athlon II 250
3 Gb DDR2
Sapphire Radeon 5750 1Gb
Encore TV tuner/capture card
Windows XP SP2
It does the job using Windows Movie Maker, quite admirably.
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I'd say it qualifies. You're using an older system to transfer video from a way old format to something more modern for nostalgia's sake. I say well nice!
 
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Spring cleaning and found this old Lan party Motherboard.

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Spring cleaning and found this old Lan party Motherboard.

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Looks like it has some damage down by the SATA jacks and the bottom PCI slot. Seems like deliberate cuts with a tool of some sort. What happened to it?
 
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Looks like it has some damage down by the SATA jacks and the bottom PCI slot. Seems like deliberate cuts with a tool of some sort. What happened to it?
If I remembered I cut it when I had a new angle grinder back 2009. That board had failed to read any rams. Lol
 
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I don't know if you can call it Nostalgic and old enough but I built a 775 pc from all free parts found on side curb, trash and electronic recycling except cpu I bought last week.

Also found a pair of Xeon that I will order the adapter tape and drop one in there.
E5430 which is same speed and fsb as a q9400 but double the cache.

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I don't know if you can call it Nostalgic and old enough but I built a 775 pc from all free parts found on side curb, trash and electronic recycling except cpu I bought last week.
It's old enough to qualify, so yes you found the right club thread. So pat yourself on the back for a job well done, you made it. :)
 
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It's old enough to qualify, so yes you found the right club thread. So pat yourself on the back for a job well done, you made it. :)

At my age I'm not flexible enough to pat myself on the back. :D
 
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Great thread. Love seeing all the old hardware.

Anyone here have experience with the Shuttle AN35N Ultra? Thoughts?

I just bought one on eBay for what seems like a decent price compared to the outrageous prices of other nForce2 boards. Hopefully will arrive by end of next week. Seller said fully tested and all caps look good in the images. From what I have read it's not a stellar overclocker but sounds like a simple and stable platform. And I like looks of the layout with most of the cable connectors at upper right.

TIA

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Did a TPU search. Lexluthermiester said in post #7,809 they are champ for OCing. Very encouraging. And there is a volt mod article too. Not sure I will go that far but nice to know if I want to go crazy.
 
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Great thread. Love seeing all the old hardware.

Anyone here have experience with the Shuttle AN35N Ultra? Thoughts?

I just bought one on eBay for what seems like a decent price compared to the outrageous prices of other nForce2 boards. Hopefully will arrive by end of next week. Seller said fully tested and all caps look good in the images. From what I have read it's not a stellar overclocker but sounds like a simple and stable platform. And I like looks of the layout with most of the cable connectors at upper right.

TIA

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Did a TPU search. Lexluthermiester said in post #7,809 they are champ for OCing. Very encouraging. And there is a volt mod article too. Not sure I will go that far but nice to know if I want to go crazy.
@lexluthermiester you have any additional input on these lately?
 
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Great thread. Love seeing all the old hardware.

Anyone here have experience with the Shuttle AN35N Ultra? Thoughts?

I just bought one on eBay for what seems like a decent price compared to the outrageous prices of other nForce2 boards. Hopefully will arrive by end of next week. Seller said fully tested and all caps look good in the images. From what I have read it's not a stellar overclocker but sounds like a simple and stable platform. And I like looks of the layout with most of the cable connectors at upper right.

TIA

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Did a TPU search. Lexluthermiester said in post #7,809 they are champ for OCing. Very encouraging. And there is a volt mod article too. Not sure I will go that far but nice to know if I want to go crazy.
They're no Abit, or DFI board but they can be effective.
I have a modded overclocking bios for that board if you're interested. :)

Just adding a FYI for all you old schoolers:
I have an extensive modded bios collection for all the old school platforms. Hundreds actually. You can't find links for these any more.
Just ask. You can also visit my site.
http://warp9-systems.proboards.com/
All are welcome. If I can help you, I will. :)
 
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@lexluthermiester you have any additional input on these lately?
As long as the caps are in good condition, that board had the chops for solid OC's, however...
They're no Abit, or DFI board but they can be effective.
This. It's nForce 2 based. The couple of these Shuttle boards I crossed paths with BITD, OC'd very well.
I have a modded overclocking bios for that board if you're interested. :)
Nice!
 
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No Abit or DFI. That is a good way to put it. Always wanted a EPoX 8rda+ board too. Don't see those come up often.

Thank you for the BIOS and letting me register over at W9 Mr Scott. :) Poking around there now.

Next project is getting the old Black Panther case ready. Have to remove the ASUS a7n8x board first. It has bulging caps all over, two by the socket are actually leaking. Amazingly, it still runs perfectly ... for now.
 
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Have to remove the ASUS a7n8x board first. It has bulging caps all over, two by the socket are actually leaking. Amazingly, it still runs perfectly ... for now.
Replace those caps, that board is worth saving! Capacitor replacements are not difficult. Takes a bit of homework and a bit of skillful soldering, but carefully done it is easy and works wonders. I'd even recommend doing it on that Shuttle board, just to be safe. You can even buy kits if you look in the right place. Youtube is an excellent resource for learning if you have no knowledge of such. It's worth your time.
 
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Yes. Definitely worth saving. Built several systems around the a7n8x when I had my little side business back in the day. A few months ago a friend happened to mention he just threw away one I built for him, and about crapped when I told him people were asking $200-$250 for those boards now. The 500mb TwinMOS modules with bh-5 chips and Antec plus1080AMG case would have sold well too. Oh well. Hopefully someone at the scrapper saved it.

Agree. Re-capping is not that difficult. I did it successfully with my spare Abit KR7A. And if I can do it anybody can. It worked great for a while then it didn't. Set it aside and put the other newer revision KR7A back in. Figured my soldering job was to blame, or it was simply worn out since I did overclock the snot out of that board before moving on to the NF2s.
 
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Agree. Re-capping is not that difficult. I did it successfully with my spare Abit KR7A. And if I can do it anybody can.
Ok, cool, so you know what you're getting into then. If you havn't heard of or seen it yet, I highly recommend no clean flux;
https://www.amazon.com/MG-Chemicals-836LFNC-Clean-Bottle/dp/B01MYEE84K
The stuff is a joy to work with and has no ill effects on working surfaces.
You'll need dispenser bottles too;
https://www.amazon.com/Needle-Dispenser-Solvent-Applicator-Dropper/dp/B00UG08QDC
 
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