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The reference design 9800 GT and the lower power green edition both needed a 6-pin connector. The original cards with G92 die had TDP of 105 Watts (according to NVidia, TPU database says 125 W). There is also a lower powered green edition using die G92b (not currently in the db) with slower clock speeds. Not sure of the TDP, but it will be less than 105 W. I don't believe it will be as low as 75 W though so cards with no power connector either run really slowly, have less overclocking potential or pull more than the 75W the ATX spec specifies from the slot.
The card simply don't work without the 6pins. It keep beeping so I really need to plug it :)
 

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Awesome Misaki!!! Just add you to the original post. :respect: :respect: :respect:

Bummer; I can't run the video, it states "This video in not available in your country."
 
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Hehe, my MSI now ife, thx Misaki :)
 
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@Misaki Its always fun to revive a "dead" motherboard :D, reminds me of our original xbox that died one time but turns out a few caps needed a change

btw TrackID said (Illusion - 140) correct?
 
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on the hunt again :


but not now (9 days left for that auction) and i have a camping today (maybe non nostalgic pics soon for the pleasure of your eyes ... if i keep up till i reach the area i want... :D )
 
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@Misaki Its always fun to revive a "dead" motherboard :D, reminds me of our original xbox that died one time but turns out a few caps needed a change

btw TrackID said (Illusion - 140) correct?
Yup.

aaaahhh maybe i could ask to change GreiverBlade to GrieverBlade ... damned typo xD

on the hunt again :


but not now (9 days left for that auction) and i have a camping today (maybe non nostalgic pics soon for the pleasure of your eyes ... if i keep up till i reach the area i want... :D )
If you want, I personally don't see a problem ;)
Nforce chipset on 462? *Sniff* *sniff*, overclocking time! :D
 

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i am looking to relive my history with computers, over the years i started collecting old video games, mainly consoles and handhelds from the nes/gameboy, to current, i enjoy reliving the classic games, but there is one system that i do not have yet, and that is a 98se box, yes i am aware of dos box and other 3rd party programs, that will allow you to run old programs and games, currently i have a box, that has windows 7 and covers everything from, xp- current, now i want something to cover dos-98se/me that is authentic and whats considered top of the line back in 99-01 era before xp hit the market, i already have an idea what 98se can handle
back in the day i ran a
600mhz amd cpu
64mb geforce pci video card
sound blaster live 2 audio card
512mb of sd ram
20gb ide 5200 rpm hdd

and i remember having troubles making games run maxed out and for most games i had to run them at medium settings, but of course it had norton anti virus, which took alot of resources back in the day, and it prob didn't help i was downloading music from napster alot back in that day either lol,

im lookng to be running at

800mhz-1ghz cpu
768mb-1gb ram
128mb agp card
and a awesome mother board to plug all this into :)

i already have a good sound card that will work with 98
and i have a 120gb ide 7200 rpm seagate drive


i just need to know exactley what i should be looking for as far as cpu motherboard ram and gpu brand names and model numbers would make things so much easier.

and i already know you have to make some tweaks to run 98 with higher components and thats no problem:)

thanks
 
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i am looking to relive my history with computers, over the years i started collecting old video games, mainly consoles and handhelds from the nes/gameboy, to current, i enjoy reliving the classic games, but there is one system that i do not have yet, and that is a 98se box, yes i am aware of dos box and other 3rd party programs, that will allow you to run old programs and games, currently i have a box, that has windows 7 and covers everything from, xp- current, now i want something to cover dos-98se/me that is authentic and whats considered top of the line back in 99-01 era before xp hit the market, i already have an idea what 98se can handle
back in the day i ran a
600mhz amd cpu
64mb geforce pci video card
sound blaster live 2 audio card
512mb of sd ram
20gb ide 5200 rpm hdd

and i remember having troubles making games run maxed out and for most games i had to run them at medium settings, but of course it had norton anti virus, which took alot of resources back in the day, and it prob didn't help i was downloading music from napster alot back in that day either lol,

im lookng to be running at

800mhz-1ghz cpu
768mb-1gb ram
128mb agp card
and a awesome mother board to plug all this into :)

i already have a good sound card that will work with 98
and i have a 120gb ide 7200 rpm seagate drive


i just need to know exactley what i should be looking for as far as cpu motherboard ram and gpu brand names and model numbers would make things so much easier.

and i already know you have to make some tweaks to run 98 with higher components and thats no problem:)

thanks
Hello and welcome to TPU!

That seems like a good and fun idea, i don't remember much from the 98/ME era (still a kid back then :p) but i do have my dad's first PC from back then "Dino in my system specs"

if you're looking at a 800-1GHz CPU you should check out these motherboard socket types
Socket 370 : Intel
Socket A "462": AMD
Slot A: both Intel and AMD "i think"
What comes to my mind now is :Intel Pentium III "available in socket 370 &Slot A" and AMD Athlon/Duron/Sempron series CPUs in "Socket A & Slot A"

as for GPUs you have nVidia's geforce 2/3/4 series or ATI's Radeon R100 & R200 Series

As for a motherboard i have no idea what's the best chipset were back then but nForce2 chipsets were among the top ones (someone correct me if i'm wrong)

That's all i can think of right now, lets see what the others can share :toast:
 
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if you're looking at a 800-1GHz CPU you should check out these motherboard socket types
Socket 370 : Intel
Socket A "462": AMD
Slot A: both Intel and AMD "i think"
What comes to my mind now is :Intel Pentium III "available in socket 370 &Slot A" and AMD Athlon/Duron/Sempron series CPUs in "Socket A & Slot A"
Close. Slot A was AMD's slot technology, for Athlons up to 1 GHz.
Intel's slots were Slot 1, which was different. Slot 1 was used for Pentium II up to 450 MHz then the original Pentium III "Katmai" up to 600 MHz.
 
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as for GPUs you have nVidia's geforce 2/3/4 series or ATI's Radeon R100 & R200 Series
An afterthought tells me that was a good time for the integrated Voodoo cards as well. The Banshee came out in June 98, but as it only had one texture unit was not as good as a Voodoo2 with separate 2D card. Voodoo3, released in 99, rectified this by adding in the second texture unit the Voodoo2 had, and that made it among the best cards around.
 
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i am looking to relive my history with computers, over the years i started collecting old video games, mainly consoles and handhelds from the nes/gameboy, to current, i enjoy reliving the classic games, but there is one system that i do not have yet, and that is a 98se box, yes i am aware of dos box and other 3rd party programs, that will allow you to run old programs and games, currently i have a box, that has windows 7 and covers everything from, xp- current, now i want something to cover dos-98se/me that is authentic and whats considered top of the line back in 99-01 era before xp hit the market, i already have an idea what 98se can handle
back in the day i ran a
600mhz amd cpu
64mb geforce pci video card
sound blaster live 2 audio card
512mb of sd ram
20gb ide 5200 rpm hdd

and i remember having troubles making games run maxed out and for most games i had to run them at medium settings, but of course it had norton anti virus, which took alot of resources back in the day, and it prob didn't help i was downloading music from napster alot back in that day either lol,

im lookng to be running at

800mhz-1ghz cpu
768mb-1gb ram
128mb agp card
and a awesome mother board to plug all this into :)

i already have a good sound card that will work with 98
and i have a 120gb ide 7200 rpm seagate drive


i just need to know exactley what i should be looking for as far as cpu motherboard ram and gpu brand names and model numbers would make things so much easier.

and i already know you have to make some tweaks to run 98 with higher components and thats no problem:)

thanks
Where do you live? I have a spare ASUS motherboard with Slot "socket", some CPU for it and RAM. If you live near my country, It will be yours for shipping costs :p

By the way, I must do a cleaning with hardware (cons of living with parents). Someone here wants ASUS CUV4X-D with Dual Pentium III 866MHz (Coopermine) and 512MB SDRAM?

Today I repaired a Forton 300W PSU. Sorry for bad English (but I talked seriously in this language for first time, lol) :p

 

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thanks guys

so voodoo 3 for graphics card sounds good to me
amd socket a 1ghz athlon cpu sounds good to me as well
and a nforce 2 i remember seeing that on my old mb back in the day so if any one can think of a better chipset on a mobo let me know :)
what about ram, what was good ram back in that day id like to have around 768-1gb of ram

and misaki thanks for the offer but i live in the states, i have access to parts from friends and family, only thing ill have to order online is a prob the voodoo 3 card and maybe a cpu
 
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Slot A: both Intel and AMD "i think"
the correction as already been given but : WRONG YOU HERETIC!

also @debs3759 use edit function would you please :)

and now @Misaki : who did you contact for "name change"

also i received a mail from a friend and he wrote : what do you wish for Xmas with theses pics in it
seriously a 3870x2 ? DOWANT! (i hope he can keep it )
737798180_2_Big.jpg asus-eah3870x2-g-htdi-1g.jpg

hummm a Quadro FX3700 nah unless a pack of two duntwant
740016396_2_Big.jpg nvidia-quadro-fx-3700.jpg
9800 GTX and FX3450 hummm same as the 3700 (except for collection purpose)
geforce-9800-gtx.jpg nvidia-quadro-fx-3450.jpg


eh a 295 for the workstation .... it's a bit overkill.... and he has 2 of them ...
739965796_2_Big.jpg
 
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@debs3759 @GreiverBlade Please forgive this poor ignorant fool that is me :fear:
/jk

Voodoo cards are nice too, i always wanted a voodoo3 or that glorious "quad core :laugh:" voodoo5 ......
which reminds me since i gave up on updating the BIOS i should look for 2 20GB HDDs for mine
 
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:C A lot of stuff you guys consider old are upgrades for systems in my house
 
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:C A lot of stuff you guys consider old are upgrades for systems in my house
I've been thinking the same. It makes me smile when I see people get nostalgic about hardware that is only 5/6 years old. Makes me feel old as well, 5 years is just like yesterday :)

I think most stuff qualifies as old in technology terms though. I mean, I could get nostalgic about the Sandy Bridge system I used to benchmark with, even though it was only a couple of years ago. My main system these days (mostly used for watching movies, browsing and downloading) is a Llano based system, probably last me a few more years for what it does.
 
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Wow, I just finished browsing through the entire 101 pages of the thread. Probably only read half of it, but I was more interested in the hardware. Shame not everybody uses a decent image hosting site, too many early images are dead links. The thread has given me some ideas of hardware for my want list though (it was already so long it'll take me all year to fill half the list!).

I really must sort out a well lit space for photographing some of my goodies, I want to start showing it off :)
 

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Wow, I just finished browsing through the entire 101 pages of the thread. Probably only read half of it, but I was more interested in the hardware. Shame not everybody uses a decent image hosting site, too many early images are dead links. The thread has given me some ideas of hardware for my want list though (it was already so long it'll take me all year to fill half the list!).

I really must sort out a well lit space for photographing some of my goodies, I want to start showing it off :)

Oh man Debs, can't wait to see some of the pictures!!! :respect: :respect: :respect:
 
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Hello and welcome to TPU!

That seems like a good and fun idea, i don't remember much from the 98/ME era (still a kid back then :p) but i do have my dad's first PC from back then "Dino in my system specs"

if you're looking at a 800-1GHz CPU you should check out these motherboard socket types
Socket 370 : Intel
Socket A "462": AMD
Slot A: both Intel and AMD "i think"
What comes to my mind now is :Intel Pentium III "available in socket 370 &Slot A" and AMD Athlon/Duron/Sempron series CPUs in "Socket A & Slot A"

as for GPUs you have nVidia's geforce 2/3/4 series or ATI's Radeon R100 & R200 Series

As for a motherboard i have no idea what's the best chipset were back then but nForce2 chipsets were among the top ones (someone correct me if i'm wrong)

That's all i can think of right now, lets see what the others can share :toast:
Amd was Slot A and intel had different slot's. They where slot 1 and 2. :toast:
 
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Shame not everybody uses a decent image hosting site, too many early images are dead links.
no need anymore : TPU "Upload a File" button, is awesome!

I really must sort out a well lit space for photographing some of my goodies, I want to start showing it off :)
bring it on!
 
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Some pictures of my latest activities.
I bought some radiators at ebay. They look a little used, but the function is 100%.

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From left to right: 2x Magicool 360 slim, XSPC RX360, Airplex EVO 360.
The XSPC was painted with fresh black spraypaint.

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I screwed this one together with the Airplex and 3 powerful 120 x 38mm fans. This will be the heat exchanger for my DFI/ crossfire youngtimer.

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As it is impossible to find a chipset cooler for the DFI CFX3200, I had to build one by myself.
So I took 2 coolers which I couldn't identify, made them fit and soldered them together.

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This fits pretty good and I'm happy with it.

Last but not least I'm building a "pull-out mainboard sled" for the "Thai-Chi" case.

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just a pic. It's not in use at the moment.

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Love reading this thread! I know its not as old as most of the stuff in here, but I just got my hands on a nvidia GT240 GDDR5. Been thinking about swapping it into my system labeled "experimental" in my sig instead of the HD6450, what y'all think? I plan on getting that thing back up n running, got a bunch of old games that just will not play on 7/8 but ran just fine under XP. I tried some of them in a virtualized XP using vmware player, a few were ok, but most did not function.

Also, found a old compaq from about 2000 in my dads storage unit. If its the one I'm thinking of, it should have a K6-2+ 450MHz skt 7 in it... gonna try to tear into it this weekend.
 
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