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Memory 4x4gb HyperX Predator 2800 CL14/2gb DDR2 800/2gb/2gb LPDDR3/4gb LPPDDR4X
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Case Cougar Panzer Max/none/well... /None/mono-bloc aluminum 6000
Audio Device(s) Creative Recon3Di+Logitec Z333/SB Audigy 2 Platinum/Odroid HiFi Shield+/Nokia OZO spatial 360°
Power Supply Seasonic M12II Evo 750 /Enermax Coolergiant 480/5v 2A/9-12V 2A
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum/Minix Neo A2 Lite/touch
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Benchmark Scores bench...mark? i do leave mark on bench sometime, to remember which one is the most comfortable. :o
Spotted it in one of your pics and thought I'd ask:
Are you as bummed as I am that the Hellgate servers were taken down and there are no private servers?
ahahah Random Murderer, yes i am ... but it's the Manga you spotted the box of the game is one shelf under :D

update Ghetto retro : how to improve airflow... unused 3.5" bay ... 60mm double fan ... *lightbulb* :clap:
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then no power status led ... hum old HP SSF some cutting a bit of vynil tape and poof *lightbulb* again
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alive and kicking ... still waiting for double heart transplantation
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support of AC97 but no output hum ... whatever ... G330 USB audiocard ... *lightbulb* the third!
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Awesome stuff Greiver!!!!!!!!!
 
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There were 10 pages or so the last time I posted :eek:

I'm retaking my PII X4 AGP and P4 projects so I'll be posting more :rockout:
 
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There were 10 pages or so the last time I posted :eek:

I'm retaking my PII X4 AGP and P4 projects so I'll be posting more :rockout:
hey what do you want ... im a nostalg33k and i intend to keep that awesome thread alive! ;) :rockout:
 
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Is there any bios updater and bios already modded and overclocked to flash older graphic cards? Like the same easy way we flash firmware on HDD, odd and bios mobo?
 

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There were 10 pages or so the last time I posted :eek:

I'm retaking my PII X4 AGP and P4 projects so I'll be posting more :rockout:
LOL, yea that has changed a little. :laugh:

Is there any bios updater and bios already modded and overclocked to flash older graphic cards? Like the same easy way we flash firmware on HDD, odd and bios mobo?
That is a very good question JunkBear. Hmm, might have to do some research on that.
 
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Ive post this before but not after getting my new camera

Creative labs modem Blaster 56K V90 hardware modem ISA slot.

 
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reporting what i have posted in your pc atm ... the server has issue i sorted what was wrong : bent pin in the ram slots ... DUH

so : not working status atm until i find a way around, still i received the Optys
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as said again in your pc atm i will go for that a Rioworks Rhapsody HDAMA

dirt cheap, stock in germany quick delivery and come with


2 x Opteron 270 Dualcore CPU 2 GHz 2 x 1 MB Cache

i think repairing the pin on the K8D would be too much of a hassle and also even if i will have no use for the Opterons 250 since that board is bundled with 2 270 they will accompany the 246 on the "hall of fame" on my shelf.
 

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i remember the bigfoot it's as big as a dinner plate, one of my friends use to have one :peace:
 
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and they used to vibrate a pc to bits when they spun up lol
 
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In the background you can see an old Clariion RAID array, I no longer have it. I will post some classic hardware I still have later.
 

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In the background you can see an old Clariion RAID array, I no longer have it. I will post some classic hardware I still have later.

Looking forward to seeing pics man!!!
 
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I found some photos i posted on Facebook, some of my old school HW collection.
Some are doubles mostly the 1990s AMD BIOS with a EPROM window, my favorite.
 

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That is an awesome collection Broken Pixel!!!

Added you to the original post man! :respect: :respect: :respect:
 
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Well what a lovely thread for old hardware. I have been pointed here by a cupple of peeps from my 'Retro Pentium 4' thread in the projects section and you can find that here.

Over the coming weeks I will be uploading some pictures of various bits of old tech I have kicking around but I thought for now I would kick off my introduction with a brief look at my Intel 486DX2!

This system belonged to a gent in his 90's who sadly passed away at the end of last year and I picked up the system from his family. I'm sorry to say the original screen was thrown in a skip about a week before i came to get the system but I did get the original keyboard. The system never came with a mouse but of course one can be added via the serial port.

Basic spec's on the system are:

  • Intel 486DX2 clocked @ 66Mhz
  • 16MB of EDO memory
  • 800mb-1GB? Western Digital hard drive
  • 1MB Trident video card
  • 2x CD-ROM drive with audio support
The system is and was dust/grime free and almost still looks like new!

The only issue I have with the system is the fact that the heatsink is broken. This is the reason i have not been using it or have powered it up for a while. I am looking for a replacement and have found a few in the U.S but have not got around to buying one. I have had the system up and running and it is running D.O.S 6 with Windows 3.11 for Workgroups.

I am looking to sell the system quite soon but it's hard to value as the prices for complete systems and parts varies so much. I know if I was going to sell her it would be for a good amount as this is as CLEAN really as it gets. It also has a shed load of orignal software installed and to be honest it does not look like it has ever been reinstalled in it's life. It even has year 2000 correcting software installed, clearly the chap who owned it was taken in by the Y2K bug scare.
 

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More pictures due to hitting the limit.
 

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Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1070 ARMOR 8gb OC/Asus 8800 Ultra/GK20A/Mali 450MP5/Adreno 540 710mhz
Storage 120gb OCZ VertexIII,60gb Patriot Blaze,1tb/8gb SSHD,2xToshiba 1tb/none/16gb+64gb/32gb/64gb UFS 2.1
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Benchmark Scores bench...mark? i do leave mark on bench sometime, to remember which one is the most comfortable. :o
Well what a lovely thread for old hardware. I have been pointed here by a cupple of peeps from my 'Retro Pentium 4' thread in the projects section and you can find that here.

Over the coming weeks I will be uploading some pictures of various bits of old tech I have kicking around but I thought for now I would kick off my introduction with a brief look at my Intel 486DX2!

This system belonged to a gent in his 90's who sadly passed away at the end of last year and I picked up the system from his family. I'm sorry to say the original screen was thrown in a skip about a week before i came to get the system but I did get the original keyboard. The system never came with a mouse but of course one can be added via the serial port.

Basic spec's on the system are:

  • Intel 486DX2 clocked @ 66Mhz
  • 16MB of EDO memory
  • 800mb-1GB? Western Digital hard drive
  • 1MB Trident video card
  • 2x CD-ROM drive with audio support
The system is and was dust/grime free and almost still looks like new!

The only issue I have with the system is the fact that the heatsink is broken. This is the reason i have not been using it or have powered it up for a while. I am looking for a replacement and have found a few in the U.S but have not got around to buying one. I have had the system up and running and it is running D.O.S 6 with Windows 3.11 for Workgroups.

I am looking to sell the system quite soon but it's hard to value as the prices for complete systems and parts varies so much. I know if I was going to sell her it would be for a good amount as this is as CLEAN really as it gets. It also has a shed load of orignal software installed and to be honest it does not look like it has ever been reinstalled in it's life. It even has year 2000 correcting software installed, clearly the chap who owned it was taken in by the Y2K bug scare.
sad story behind the noble 486DX2 but ... WELCOME!
 
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Well what a lovely thread for old hardware. I have been pointed here by a cupple of peeps from my 'Retro Pentium 4' thread in the projects section and you can find that here.

Over the coming weeks I will be uploading some pictures of various bits of old tech I have kicking around but I thought for now I would kick off my introduction with a brief look at my Intel 486DX2!

This system belonged to a gent in his 90's who sadly passed away at the end of last year and I picked up the system from his family. I'm sorry to say the original screen was thrown in a skip about a week before i came to get the system but I did get the original keyboard. The system never came with a mouse but of course one can be added via the serial port.

Basic spec's on the system are:

  • Intel 486DX2 clocked @ 66Mhz
  • 16MB of EDO memory
  • 800mb-1GB? Western Digital hard drive
  • 1MB Trident video card
  • 2x CD-ROM drive with audio support
The system is and was dust/grime free and almost still looks like new!

The only issue I have with the system is the fact that the heatsink is broken. This is the reason i have not been using it or have powered it up for a while. I am looking for a replacement and have found a few in the U.S but have not got around to buying one. I have had the system up and running and it is running D.O.S 6 with Windows 3.11 for Workgroups.

I am looking to sell the system quite soon but it's hard to value as the prices for complete systems and parts varies so much. I know if I was going to sell her it would be for a good amount as this is as CLEAN really as it gets. It also has a shed load of orignal software installed and to be honest it does not look like it has ever been reinstalled in it's life. It even has year 2000 correcting software installed, clearly the chap who owned it was taken in by the Y2K bug scare.
I don't have a fan but I do have a 486 board somewhere with a Pentium Overdrive cpu in it (has it's own fan)... you're welcome to it if interested*

*I ran it many moons ago and was still running well when I pulled it :)

EDIT- See pic here:
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/tpus-nostalgic-hardware-club.108251/page-6#post-2526553
 
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Well what a lovely thread for old hardware. I have been pointed here by a cupple of peeps from my 'Retro Pentium 4' thread in the projects section and you can find that here.

Over the coming weeks I will be uploading some pictures of various bits of old tech I have kicking around but I thought for now I would kick off my introduction with a brief look at my Intel 486DX2!

This system belonged to a gent in his 90's who sadly passed away at the end of last year and I picked up the system from his family. I'm sorry to say the original screen was thrown in a skip about a week before i came to get the system but I did get the original keyboard. The system never came with a mouse but of course one can be added via the serial port.

Basic spec's on the system are:

  • Intel 486DX2 clocked @ 66Mhz
  • 16MB of EDO memory
  • 800mb-1GB? Western Digital hard drive
  • 1MB Trident video card
  • 2x CD-ROM drive with audio support
The system is and was dust/grime free and almost still looks like new!

The only issue I have with the system is the fact that the heatsink is broken. This is the reason i have not been using it or have powered it up for a while. I am looking for a replacement and have found a few in the U.S but have not got around to buying one. I have had the system up and running and it is running D.O.S 6 with Windows 3.11 for Workgroups.

I am looking to sell the system quite soon but it's hard to value as the prices for complete systems and parts varies so much. I know if I was going to sell her it would be for a good amount as this is as CLEAN really as it gets. It also has a shed load of orignal software installed and to be honest it does not look like it has ever been reinstalled in it's life. It even has year 2000 correcting software installed, clearly the chap who owned it was taken in by the Y2K bug scare.
More pictures due to hitting the limit.

That is one seriously awesome ole 486 Aven!!!!!!!!!!!

I have, naturally, added you to the original post man!!!! :respect: :respect: :respect:
 
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