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My Green Hornets came in today! :D
Here's a pic as promised. The two outer tubes are matched and balanced NOS Sylvania JAN 6DJ8 "Green Hornet" tubes, the tube in the center is a GE JAN 5670W. This is the old one I pulled out of my amp sitting on the box of the NOS one I just received on Tuesday. Yes, I replaced a GE JAN 5670W with a GE JAN 5670W. What can I say? I love their sound.
Now to pop the Sylvanias in and start the burn-in process.





EDIT: Dear lord, these sound as great as I expected and then some! Absolutely incredible! The bass is so much smoother than the RCA Holland 6DJ8s I had in there before, it's almost as if a veil was lifted off of the mids, and the highs are nice and snappy again. The entire spectrum is a bit more responsive, but still the laid-back sound I love. To top that already great improvement off: SOUNDSTAGE! I thought this amp had good soundstage before, but wow. Just wow. I can't wait until they have ~100 hours on them, as they'll only get better. I am one very happy man right now :D
 
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Dunno what they are, but surely looks cool :toast:
 

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Dunno what they are, but surely looks cool :toast:
Vacuum tubes, mate. You guys call them "valves" in your part of the world. They were the predecessor to transistors. In fact, the first two electronic computers in the world, the ENIAC and UNIVAC, were vacuum tube-based. :toast:
 
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Vacuum tubes, mate. You guys call them "valves" in your part of the world. They were the predecessor to transistors. In fact, the first two electronic computers in the world, the ENIAC and UNIVAC, were vacuum tube-based. :toast:
As I thought, but wasn't sure :toast:
 

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Random, are these in a older Guitar "amp" or in an older stereo amp?
 

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Random, are these in a older Guitar "amp" or in an older stereo amp?
Neither, preamp. It's the Xiang Sheng 708B in my system specs. Underrated amp, but some would say rightfully so. In order to really get it up to speed, you need to change the cheap Chinese tubes out and replace nearly every component in the audio path. Mine has all Vishay resistors and some no-name caps in it that actually sound pretty good(going to replace them with some Mundorfs, JJCaps, and Spragues). I also swapped out the 6N4 rectifier for a 1944 Westinghouse 6X4 about two years ago. It required rewiring two pins in the socket, but other than that was a direct drop-in replacement and sounds worlds better than the 6N4. I've seen some guys spend more on modifying the amp than they did on the amp itself, but it really is a solid design, just built with sub-par components.
I have built some power amps and a few guitar amps for friends. Hell, Broken Pixel keeps posting his parts leaned up against an Orange Tiny Terror, I've built two of those for friends. Great amp, the Tiny Terror.
 
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Radio Tubes, actually. At least, here in the Netherlands.
Good to know. It seems there are several names in Europe, more than I knew of at least. They're just "tubes" here.
 
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I'm disassembling my 486 because I 'm waiting for a "new" motherboard. The old one is an ECS UM486 AIO with ISA & VLB. I was looking for a Board with PCI, but these are very expensive at ebay. Luckily a guy from P3D, best german AMD-related board, I'm a member since early 2001, sold me a Chaintech 486SPM for 20€.
Now I can choose a better Videocard and more & faster RAM. There are different cards I'd like to try out. The Matrox Impression Plus, the ELSA Victory 3D, the Shuttle HOT-137, or the Alliance Semiconductor ProMotion AT3D.

I disassembled the RAM from the ECS-board, too. Isn't it sweet?

Still Life AMD 800 01.jpg
 
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Vacuum tubes, mate. You guys call them "valves" in your part of the world. They were the predecessor to transistors. In fact, the first two electronic computers in the world, the ENIAC and UNIVAC, were vacuum tube-based. :toast:
"tube a vide" or "Vacuum tube" where i am, some of my retailer who sell some don't even translate the English name (mainly because french make it sound ridiculous ... ahah )
 
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I had a Diamond Voodoo II 12MB also too, damn the old Unreal looked good with Glide :) Too bad I gave it away, now it would be cool in my P-III rig :/

OT: Installed the HR-02 Macho hour ago, damn those designers from Fractal have been stupid since the cutout for CPU cooler is ridicously small (=useless) in my old Define R2, so I had to unscrew the motherboard, luckily I didn't have to take the cables and other crap out :D


btw, wasn't the Voodoo Rush like a Voodoo but it had also a 2d chip, so it didn't need a separate graphics card?
 
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More of my dad stuff, an old Dell Optiplex GX240


I love old Dell casing opens, a clamshell like opening. Though it's tight and heavy


It houses P4 1.6GHz Williamette core on...I think early i845 chipset that supports SDRAM. It's got AGP slot which is nice


I don't know what card is this, I bet its an old Riva TNT2 or something similar to it. What I know is its Leadtek Winfast and 32MB RAM :D


I got two 20GB PATA harddrive but I don't have PATA cable anymore. I gonna resurrect this and play some old games. Maybe throw in good old SB Live! and it should rocking :) Going to PC shop tomorrow to upgrade my main rig, but gonna look up to 2nd hand shop for some old AGP cards and old hardware as well
 
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Not very old and a poor quality pic, but this is my backup PC, the "stars" are this two
Sempron 3000+ 35W TDP(dose not require active cooling just that radiator)
MSI X850XT PE with AC ATi Silencer 5
. semp300.GIF
Rest of the system WD80JB, Iiyama 19" TFT, FortronBlueStorm 350W PSU, 1GB DDR800, AsRock Mobo nVidia chip(dont remember the model) WinXP etc.
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Hahah, that X850XTPE is a truly overkill for that
I have nothing else to pair it with, and older non DX9 games run well and that's its job as a backup PC :)
EDIT2: found one more a pic of a Sapphire X1800GTO2 unfortunately for me i only have the pic and not the board(sold it a few years back and regret it).
sda2d2d2d2.GIF
 
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Hahah, that X850XTPE is a truly overkill for that :D


edit: I'm maybe getting a little drunk, so I should grab that Celeron D 331 now that I have some thermal paste... I won't even post under 4GHz results! ;) Maybe some Pentium D 925 OC too.. :toast:
 

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edit: I'm maybe getting a little drunk,
LOL, obviously its night/evening in Finland. :laugh:

Its 9 AM here LOL. At first I was thinking, "damn kind of early to be getting drunk." Then I realized it is evening where your at. :clap:
 
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Benchmark Scores bench...mark? i do leave mark on bench sometime, to remember which one is the most comfortable. :o
Hahah, that X850XTPE is a truly overkill for that :D
well so is my X1950GT super AGP from Xvi ... or my Sapphire X800GT in my AXP build

who isn't a X800GT R480 http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/962/radeon-x800-gt-agp.html
but a X800GT R420 http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/2103/radeon-x800-gt-agp.html

pretty confusing ... xD

but the X1950GT is a true R570 http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/b2107/xpertvision-x1950-gt-super-agp.html (and the Xvi did cost me half of the price of the X800GT ... doing a GPU collection can get pretty weird ... )
 
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LOL, obviously its night/evening in Finland. :laugh:

Its 9 AM here LOL. At first I was thinking, "damn kind of early to be getting drunk." Then I realized it is evening where your at. :clap:
Well we have Russia next to us; Russian Standard is the best vodka I've tried! :toast:

Today:s results: Celeron @ 3700 and Pentium @ 4200. Tests continue tomorrow ;)


It's 2.11 am in Finland atm and I'm opening a can of beer :D
 
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"tube a vide" or "Vacuum tube" where i am, some of my retailer who sell some don't even translate the English name (mainly because french make it sound ridiculous ... ahah )

Vide is the french word for Empty. So vacuum tube has been emptied of air. Then it explains the translation.
 
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Vide is the french word for Empty. So vacuum tube has been emptied of air. Then it explains the translation.
... JUUUUUUUUUUNK.... i said it make it sound ridiculous ... i didn't said the translation was wrong (i obviously know a vacuum means emptied of air) ... it's just like for example the name of the french submarine "le redoutable" sound particularly laughable and ridiculous to me on opposite of "HMS Dreadful" (maybe i was born in the wrong land ... i am Swiss french yet i hate the french language, except for french Canadian and some Swiss french dialect ...)

this end the "coup de gueule" of the morning :D

back to the ... aherm...
i found this in my desk drawer ...
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and i think i went a bit overkill on my DC7700p
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That Pentium D suddenly shuts down when OC is over 4300. What the hell is the reason :S

Maybe I'll put a crazy overvolt and try again.. :toast:
 
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well so is my X1950GT super AGP from Xvi ... or my Sapphire X800GT in my AXP build

who isn't a X800GT R480 http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/962/radeon-x800-gt-agp.html
but a X800GT R420 http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/2103/radeon-x800-gt-agp.html

pretty confusing ... xD

but the X1950GT is a true R570 http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/b2107/xpertvision-x1950-gt-super-agp.html (and the Xvi did cost me half of the price of the X800GT ... doing a GPU collection can get pretty weird ... )
If I remember right they used both chips, they kinda used what they had in stock or something like that.
e: Sorry for double post. :)
 
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If I remember right they used both chips, they kinda used what they had in stock or something like that.
e: Sorry for double post. :)
yeah and some R420 X800GT where flash able into R480 enabling the 4 Pixels Shaders 4 TMU 4 ROP they missed ... if lucky ... (i might try ... who knows :D )
 
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Alors comment en français appellerait tu cela?Tu me fais penser à plusieurs Canadiens qui chialent contre le Canada mais qui refusent de foutre le camps dans un autre pays.