Discussion in 'TechPowerUp Club Forum' started by stinger608, Nov 14, 2009.
ARGHbllll...if i did knew .... oh wait the seller doesn't accept Paypal and not sending outside Germany ...
ok folks .... the HDAMA-I and the E6700 are almost here .... i can feel it ...
also i have a Audigy 2 at home ... but the audio quality is beyond crappy ... but its not Creative's fault .... : Corroded jack plug .... i didn't took the "gold" one
and nope its not too young i bought it for the Athlon XP rig originally so waaayyy enough old (for a 12yrs old chip ) ... or i could take out a Hercule Gamesurround Fortissimo II if i find her ... and more importantly the cable that goes with... that was my 1st real 5.1 audio card tho at the time i couldn't afford a 5.1 speaker set so i ended using two 2.0 speaker set xD i got the Hercule in 2001 (2years after mounting the A-XP rig and when i got feed up of the AC97 ) and the Audigy 2 in 2003 when the price of it was a bit cheaper than at launch in 2002
tho i had the blue PCB one but the box was that one, i should have kept the box and the cable but i am pretty sure i still have the card somewhere.
Here is something random again, was found by a friend.....and i have no idea what to do with so
obviously i had to take a look inside
Wow, I have not seen a Netbox in years. Good find!
Picked this stuff up from a guy in San Francisco.
Shuttle HOT-409 motherboard:
5.25" 360KB Floppy:
A Joystick for something, I was told Apple II.
DTC Y2K BIOS Card:
3 Adaptec AHA-1542CF SCSI cards:
and a Performa 6400/180 with a 300 MHz G3 Upgrade.
Wrapped in a plastic bag in case it leaks before I get it externally mounted. Last thing I want is another ruined motherboard from batteries.
Y2K card, nice find. Fairly rare.
Another card I found at ebay > http://www.ebay.de/itm/ATI-ATI-Atlantis-RADEON-9000-Grafikkarte-/221402875593?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&nma=true&si=nVLHgZYrS%2BsWpTMq%2Fhodp4nStX8%3D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc
It sure is not a 9000, its a Sapphire 9500/ 128MB. This is the one with the l-shaped RAM which can be modded into a 9700. 1.99Euros w/no shipping costs.
The Kt7A is alive and well.
Sealed retail boxed Intel SBT2. Didn't consider this at first, but the front panel connectors are proprietary. There's also some kind of proprietary 10-pin connector, I believe it's required if using a redundant power supply. No idea if it's actually required to boot the board or not. Apparently the board is intended to be used with the Intel SC5000 pedestal case, but I got other plans for it.
Dual 1Ghz P3 Xeon SL4HF
4GB PC133 ECC
3DFX Voodoo5 5500 PCI
Sound Blaster Audigy
Dual 36GB Quantum SCSI drives
Sealed Sapphire Radeon X1950 Pro AGP
Came with a pair of 2.8Ghz Xeons, but I picked up a pair of 3.2Ghz on the cheap, the best this board will officially run. Unfortunately this board only officially supports 533Mhz FSB, but I can probably OC it a bit.
Those old dual CPU motherboards are so damn cool
Found another 256MB PC133 stick and the Retro Rig detects 512MB, even the manual says it supports only 256MB. Now I just need winxp to it
both at home ... tho i didn't sleep last night, sooo ... time to take a little rest, to avoid a critical fail on the unmounting/mounting/wiring .... edit: i will need to do some better shot of the Arima once fully awake ...
i just noticed i did the 1981th post on that thread ....
my birthdate is 12 december 1981 talk about luck
NOOOOOOOOOOO 9700Pro did it ... gah i got 1982... oh well for 20 day later i could have been 1982
I have an Intel SRSH4 server that looks to have a very similar board layout and the 10-pin connector. When I get home I can tell you what it does on mine. Being a Pentium 4 Xeon Quad-processor system it doesn't see a lot of use as it draws more power than an Athlon X2 system while being slower.
It's not the use, it's the feeling why we do this.
couldn't say better!
also heart transplantation for the DC7700P success
I am going to put another Athlon xp rig together here soon. This one I am going to stray away from the normal. LOL The Board is an Epox Krai pro with the Via Kt880 chipset.
SBT2 specification manual indicates those proprietary front panel connectors are for LEDs and indicators apparently. Power and reset switches have their own separate headers which will accept standard power/reset switch connections. Lol, I hope this board boots without the 10-pin.
Not to Nostalgic but it is a little.
My favorite card!
Can we consider an Asus M2V-MX as à old hardware?
Chieftec Dragon cases are my favorite old school case
yep (at last for me )
Oh heck yea man. They are getting pretty long in the tooth now.
Yep, the 4800 series was amazing. Really wish I hadn't sold my 4870s.
Has AMD had a socket that hasn't been great in some way?
Oh hell yeah. My AMD rig is still in a Dragon-style case.
Ha. This entire post was AMD.
My 1090t, 970be and Athlon xp rigs are in Dragon cases. My S939 is in a Koolance version.
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