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no retro thread? let's have one. post whatever old crap you've got or have picked up recently.
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NEC PC-8201
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People with retro PC, how many time does it take to open /g/?
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>>61858511
It takes 6 time
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>>61858599
thanks
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Thread theme https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqZ8428GSrI
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I want to relive some memories and build a late 90's/early 2000's PC. I'm looking at a Geforce 3 AGP, but I'm not sure about the motherboard/CPU. Ideally I would would dual boot Win98 and WinXP. I hear there might be issues with sound card compatibility in DOS depending on the motherboard chipset.

Anyways, a Tualatin P3 1.4 GHz sounds like a good choice and they can be found for $20. What would be a good board to pair this with?

Also there is a ton of Pentium 4 motherboard/CPU/RAM bundles on eBay for cheap. I keep hearing that the P4 was a shitty chip. I actually skipped the P4 back then so I have no idea. But getting a bundle for $40 seems tempting. Would I run into issues as far as DOS compatibility? Would it be wise to just go with the Tualatin instead?
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>>61859449
>Also there is a ton of Pentium 4 motherboard/CPU/RAM bundles on eBay for cheap.
Don't even have to pay, just put an ad on Craigslist or kijij stating you'll pickup old computers for free. I picked up 13 computers in 3 weeks that way, majority old pentium 4's, ended up sending all of them to e-waste center and kept a Pentium D. Pentium 4s are worthless don't even pay for one, just ask around your family, friends and coworkers if they have an old computer they want to get rid of.
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I just have to say that Windows 98 is an impressive operating system. Until 2006 I did my daily computing on a 64 MB RAM Pentium 2 system running Windows 98.
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>>61859449
The P4 runs quite hot and isn't all too efficient. Clock for clock the P3 is actually faster, i.e. a 1.4GHz P3 is faster than a 1.4GHz P4. Also you won't have ISA slots for retro expansion cards, and good luck finding 9x drivers. For a dual-boot 98/XP system, a 1GHz or faster P3, whether it's Coppermine or Tualatin, will be just fine.
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>>61860126
a lot of late-model P3 boards lacked ISA slots too. 815 chipset didn't support em. (P4 never did, except for a few industrial boards with custom hardware) If you want ISA get a 440BX board and a Coppermine P3. It'll probably be Slot 1. You may have to re-cap it.
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>>61860171
With some pinmodding and an adapter, a 440BX board can support a Tualatin. That'd allow you more RAM (not that 98 would need it) and ISA slots for all your retro expansion needs.
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>>61860126
I'm not too worried about ISA slots. I do have an old SB Live PCI card that I want to use, and I sort of remember that there's a way to get it working in DOS. If that doesn't work it's not a big deal since most onboard audio from that time period is compatible with SB Pro in DOS anyways.
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>>61860243
you'll still be running the FSB at 133MHz though. AGP and PCI cards will be overclocked since the BX didn't have dividers for speeds over 100. some cards deal with this and some dont.
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>>61860248
You might want a separate machine for DOS games, perhaps a 486 or early Pentium. Many DOS games will run unplayably fast on a P3, if they even run at all.
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>>61858315
>SyQuest

Now THATS a name I haven't seen in a long time.
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>>61859960
I recognize that room!
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>>61859449
performance wise the P4 wasn't really shit it was just a poorer value for what you got depending on the task, it was still plenty passable

a 1 GHz Coppermine PIII is probably your best choice, but if you're going to go up a generation at least go for an S423 Rambus system, they're a little more novel, likely to be high-end and were usually built pretty well
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>>61859449
>I hear there might be issues with sound card compatibility in DOS depending on the motherboard chipset.

If the board lacks ISA or the ISA slots are bridged through PCI and don't operate natively, you won't have the IRQ and DMA access necessary for DOS programs to use the sound hardware.

Some sound cards provide drivers that will emulate these hardware features, but even these rely on other hardware southbridge features that eventually disappeared. Namely PC-PCI/SBLink, PCI non-maskable interrupts, distributed DMA and temporal DMA.

Intel chipsets: Sound Blaster stops working beyond ICH5. Aureal Vortex stops working beyond ICH7.
VIA chipsets: Sound Blaster stops working beyond VT82C686. Aureal Vortex stops working beyond VT8237
nForce, AMD and SiS chipsets: No backwards compat support
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finally got a fresh AC adapter for it and turned it right on for the first time after 3 years in storage
hold me lads
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Just my 1988 photo

I've got a BASIC book from the 70s or 80s maybe I'll shoot something new
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>that one faggot who pulled every individual fucking key from an old computer and spams ebay with 200 ads
I don't even know how he makes any money i just sold something on ebay and got raped by fees
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>>61858315
>not an AEK
fuck off nigger
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>>61861258
I am absolutely not spending that much on a meme keyboard that would cost more than the entire computer did.
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>>61861299
Aren't AEKII like 50 United States Dollars?
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>>61861305
The computer itself and everything with it only cost me like 20cad. I'm not a particular fan of mechanicals anyway, plus the one that I've got now is a French layout, which is preferable.
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>>61861368
Is it a higher-end G3? Shit's probably worth way more than 20.

Fuck the AEK though, get something better matched to it since it's so immaculate as it is.
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>>61861299
>>61861305
AEKs with Orange ALPS costs 70 on ebay right now and AEKIIs with salmons are cheaper (even though i can't really tell the difference as well as I can tell the difference between white ALPS and blue)
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>>61858315
Anon...who the fuck picks up crap? That's more a /b/ thing.
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>>61860171
>If you want ISA get a 440BX board and a Coppermine P3. It'll probably be Slot 1. You may have to re-cap it.
As far as I know there are 440BX motherboards that use Socket 370 as well.
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>>61861256
it's money laundering in the drug business
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>>61864686
He's buying a big score on eBay. All those good feedbacks are priceless.
I ran into it years ago when a woman hounded me for feedback on a $20 sale. The pros don't do that.
The bigger the feedback score the less scrutiny buyers subject you to.
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just old photo from 1998
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>>61864955
Holy shit anon, programming penguin in 1998?
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>>61864967
Yes anon, look at pengu face, alpha as fuck.
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I shall bump this thread because love for retro.
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>>61865153
Who is the qt?

Not the programming penguin.
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>>61865899
idk

full set:
https://mirror.netcologne.de/kde/doc/Pictures_from_Cologne/00INDEX.html
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>>61866083
Wow.

Computer people that aren't hipsters or pajeets.
It's beautiful.

Also no fake blondes with long fake nails. But actual women.
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>>61866083

Comfy as fuck desu. Old photographs like this always make me think of the future that never happened.
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I just noticed this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pmpdQ073-4

That's not a _sleeper_ how can people be such dumbasses?
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>>61866120
Indeed, group of people united by a common hobby, no fake smiles. And I totaly agree with >>61866169

KDE meeting '99:
ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/unix/X11/gui/kde/events/kde-2-Meeting/big/
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>>61866169
I remember seeing some pictures from an Amiga meet (here in the UK, Amiga was reasonably big) in '95 and it looked like the comfiest shit in the world.

Everything fucking sucks now.
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post unix workstations
apple weenies need not apply
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>>61867260
>apple weenies need not apply
what did he mean by this?
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>>61865153
Brogrammer dude is totally trying to mac the cheeze. In public solid 7.5/10 in IT world 9/10.
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The cabinets from left to right are probably :

1) TU-10 tape drive
2) RF-11 disk controller (panel at top of cabinet)
3) RK03 disks (apparently compatible with RK05's)
4) TU56 DECtape (the beasts were block replaceable and could behave like a disk drive)
5) TU56
6) PC-11 paper tape reader/punch. There is just a glimpse of a PDP11/35-45 hidden by the second ASR33 under the punch (probably 11/45).
7) PDP11/20. It's not one of the earliest, since you can clearly see the /20 on the decal.
8) In the shadows to the right is a VT01A display (Tektronix 611 storage display)
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> -hey Gordon, I beat your score in Pacman!
> -...
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> -fucking neckbearded manchild
> *reset hi-score*
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>>61868202
>>61868240
KEK
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HDD 190MB for MicroPDP 11/53
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>>61868922
whoa big
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>>61868922

Thick.
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>>61869159
nice quantum bigfoot
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when you see it ...
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>>61869276
some
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>>61869276
>>61869294
BODY
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>>61869276
>tfw no minicomputer
How can I get a PDP?
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>>61861575
200mhz 604e

More or less maxed out except for memory.
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>>61861760
Apple IIgs keyboard is coolest orange alps board imo.
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>>61869315
become millionaire, poorfag
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>>61866120
And no traps either.
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>>61861171
>That mouse
Even this monster has it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gls-eXUwl9g
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>>61871197

This has to be my all time favourite case. It just looks so classy with that smoked plastic on the door. I wish there was something like this still available.
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>>61860396
Jesus that looks comfy, do you use that computer all the time or is it ornamental?
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>>61868922
could this be a 100tb hdd with modern technology but same size
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>>61871460

Mostly ornamental, but its networked and has a C++ compiler installed, so its useful.
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>>61871767
>>61871781
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>>61871452
Nah famalam, everything has to be edgy and tacticool and black and have a hundred sharp edges to show everyone what a cool pro gamer you are oh god kill me
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>>61871744
this is quite the device

mine in pic related
>that time when a floppy drive weighed like a modern CPU tower
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>>61858315
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>>61871744
>>61871767
>>61871781
The design aged pretty gracefully, looks fairly modern.
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>>61858315
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>>61860396
>>61859960
i use your bedroom as a wallpaper
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>>61858315
From one of the previous threads.
>600MHz Intel Celeron
>256MB of RAM
>16MB ATI Mobility Radeon
>7.1" 1024x768 LCD
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>>61873116
Here's another one
>166MHz Intel Pentium MMX
>32MB of RAM
>2 MB NeoMagic MagiGraph 128XD (no 3D hardware acceleration)
>7.1" 800x480 LCD
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>>61873974

I'm sure I read somewhere that the MagiGraph 128 is hardware capable of 3D acceleration but the drivers don't support it.
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>>61873974
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>>61865899
Makes me kind of sad, she's probably in her 40's now. A heavy smoker, divorced twice with 3 kids and those amazing tits are down to her stomach. Time is a cruel mistress.
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Damn you /g/, stop tempting me to spend more on things I don't actually need or have space for.
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>>61873116
A bit off topic, but I think I saw a laptop modeled off of that in the first Tony Hawk's Underground.
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>>61874289
I never noticed that laptop in THUG.
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>>61858315
I wonder if the Moonbase Alpha ear rape commands work on actual hardware.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXvAppdnkDc
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>>61858315
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUS0Zv2APjU
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>>61874801
That was pretty interesting, pretty clever.
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>>61858511
>>61858599
>>61858756
Ilu
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>>61859684
Yep, my dad ran Win 98 on a 266 overclocked to 400 for like 12 years lol
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>>61868240
w2c those frames
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>>61874801
I wonder how reliable this was in the long term. VHS tapes degrade pretty easily if you don't take care of them.
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>>61871912
comfy..
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>>61871197
>>61871452
I'm in love
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>>61874917
It probably depends on the brand of VCRs and VHS tapes.
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I know its not particularly old, but i have been thinking of getting a umpc to run 95/98 on so i can play diablo and age of empires at work.

why arent they a thing anymore? why dont people want a full os on their tablets?

anyway i love how comfy these retro threads are
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>>61858315
Getting back to this little laptop, I love it.
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>>61877508
I miss when computers tried to emulate IBM instead of Apple
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>>61877697
Completely agree. I have a fetish for straight edge bold, aggressive looking machines. Especially beige.
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>>61869315
Buy a replica.
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Stupid question maybe but where the FUCK do I get VGA CRT monitors? Craigslist has none and eBay is overpriced.
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>>61877816
Find the shadiest street in your city, go wait there until you see a the shadiest bloke, don't worry, you will understand when you see him. Tell him you like glass tubes, he will ask you for 5 bucks and then give you an address and time, then you wait and go to that place at the time, you will find a big garbage bin with a big old box next to it, the CRT will be in that box....


...what a stupid question is that?
Craigslist or eBay.
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Back in the 80s, my mother used to work on one of these - an IBM 5360.

Pretty nice bit of kit.
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>>61877816
All the people that have/get them won't tell you where, trade secrets yo.

But in all honesty, just keep your eyes out and you'll get lucky eventually. Garage sales and thrift stores.
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>>61877946
thought that was a paper shreder for a sec lol.
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Why do many old computer cases have no exhaust fans or even a place to mount them? If I'm going to run a Pentium 3 do I really not need to worry about air flow?
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>>61878691
Most PIII processors have a TDP under 30 watts. Several slot-1 chips don't even have a fan, just a big heat sink.
The PSU was normally enough to serve as the main exhaust since the case air barely gets warm at all. Intake was normally passive as well, with air coming in vents to replace what the PSU blows out.
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>>61878691
not really Old PC don't put out much heat unless we are talking pentuim 2 or pentuim 4 machine.
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Bump with oldskool boys club.

ftp://ftp.eagle.y.se/pub/ec_bilder/index.html
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>>61874020
Truth
Tried out some alternative drivers for my 380ED with the 128zv and it can do it
Its just really not good at it, it was disabled because even though its possible, its like using a GT710 to play Crysis 3
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>>61876999
You can take the sightly less retro route and pick up a thinkpad X40 or something and install 98SE on it
Small and comfy

Or something older like a 700 series or some of the smaller Dell machines of the era
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>>61877816
I found all mine at goodwill and other resale stores
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>>61878691
Nothing gets that hot
My PS/2 with an 8086 has one fan, just a psu exhaust
8086 doesn't even need a heatsink, PSU is like 70 watts and only even uses 30w of that peak
Even all the way up to P3's, usually one fan to blow air in over the cpu heatsink and the psu exhaust was enough
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I wanna play osrs like I did in 2005.

Is there any way to buy a retro as fuck comp?
Modern internals, but a VM of windows 2000 or ubu skinned like 2k
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I bagged a free Mendocino system, what GPU should I put in it? It currently has an Intel 740 AGP, I was thinking about some variant of Voodoo 3.
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>>61878985
Voodoo3 would be a good fit. Also if it's a 66mhz FSB Celeron you can typically OC them 50% by raising the FSB to 100 while keeping AGP in spec by setting the AGP/CPU multiplier to 2/3.
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So I found this clock at the thrift store today, no wood grains, but it's got that cool rolling digit display. Power cord looked iffy; insulation a bit stiff from exposure. I figured I could replace the power cord, except I don't know jack about how electricity works. Or I'm just over cautious.

I thought about swapping in the power cord from my digital clock but figured that clock drew less power and wasn't sure if it would be safe to use the cord with this, I considered using the cord from an extension cord instead. Second, would I need a different kind of solder than what I use on electronic components?
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>>61878977
NICE
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>>61879121
Anythings better then that old cord.
Just make sure the contacts are properly clean and touching between the wire and the contact it's going to, just make a good solder joint, no need to use different solder, it won't get hot, unless it's a badly made thin joint. Not that that could draw much anyways. But that's generally a tip when soldering wall outlet AC wires.
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>>61879121
>would I need a different kind of solder than what I use on electronic components?

Those are still electronic components though. Any power cable of similar gauge should be fine. The power leads might not even be soldered inside there. They might just be on crimp terminals.
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>>61879121
Does the clock have the electrical specs listed somewhere? If it does, just grab something that'll handle the listed amperage and you're good, but in any case the extension cord cable is going to be way beyond overkill.
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>>61877508
that hozazional PC is something i wanted all my life had these in uni as well as sun PC's never could find them again i'd love to have one.
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>>61877816
Honestly anon, I had to stop taking in free ones after a while. They still get thrown out. Keep looking and let people know you like that kinda thing.
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>>61879203
>>61879189
>>61879158
>Those are still electronic components though.
But they're not taking in 120v from the wall, right? I'm concerned if the power connection is a bit if a different case for soldering (if it is soldered.)

>Does the clock have the electrical specs listed somewhere?
Actually wound up not buying the clock. Going to hold out for wood grains at perhaps flippy digits.

But thanks for the info. Will keep in mind for the future.
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>>61873116
Why the fuck does it have so much ram and so little CPU
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>>61879339
It's still the same solder, as a rule of thumb that stuff is good for essentially everything in consumer electronics.
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>>61879099
It is, but the mobo only goes up to 85ish FSB and I didn't see an adjustment for the multiplier. Such is life with cheapo business prebuilts.

>>61879352
You think that's impressive?
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>>61879395
Heh. My P133 has 128MB. It's such a fucking pointless amount. It never uses even a fraction of it.
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>>61871948

I'd say it hasn't aged at all, it's very elegant. If the "keyboard-computer that plugs into a TV" form factor weren't obsolete, i'd gladly have something like it as a main desktop.
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>>61879352
RAM is easy and cheap to get now for those shits in retrospect.
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Finally finished this WM config, I think it looks nice.
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>>61879445
>tfw i want to make a shitty custom pi in a shit custom keyboard case pc now
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>>61879504
It looks like a fucking abomination, why try to emulate something when good enough alternatives exist?
One of the key elements why classic Windows GUI is so liked is that it was not just simple in design and looks, but simple in general compared to today.

But whatever floats your boat.
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>>61879352
DEDOTADED WAM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsO-Td0hqXo
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>>61879530
I emulated it because I have no old PC to use or put any where and I know if I setup a VM it will be unused in favor of my Windows 7 or Debian install.
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>>61879530
You just asked him why try to emulate something then explained how what he was liking is so liked.

Epic.
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>>61879445
>>61879516
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vksDNN6YDbM
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>>61879556
Obviously _trying_ to emulate something is not actually giving you the same results.

As he said >>61879551
He did it for the looks. But as explained, looks aren't everything about it.
Those desktop managers aren't built to work with such simplicity. It's just a mere first glance that reminds you of the classic Windows shell, that's as far as it goes.
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>>61879586
>Those desktop managers aren't built to work with such simplicity.

How so? The only thing I see in the screenshot is themed xfce and a single terminal window. What would a different theme + terminal window look like to you in order to indicate the desktop manager was working better?
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>>61879596
>The only thing I see
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>>61879586
>It's just a mere first glance that reminds you of the classic Windows shell
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>>61877816

They really are getting rare. I live in Finland and I was looking for a good deal for a year or so. A couple of years ago I could have just walked into my local recycling center and bought one for 5-15 euros. Now they reject and don't sell CRTs.
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>>61879586
Eh, XFCE's panel and start menu are pretty much window's.
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Nobody just bothers selling CRTs anymore just because a bunch of /g/ and /vr/ fags would like to have one. They just throw them away.
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>he isn't running /retro/WM in the current year

https://windowmaker.org/
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>>61879582
Disgusting. I'm probably going to get a pi zero w and a small screen. Just hang it off my RT3200 like the built in display on the especially hideous logitech gaming keyboards and use synergy to control it.
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>>61878863
X40 looks a hell of a lot larger than a umpc
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>>61877508
>goldwave.exe
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>>61879628
>>61879600
still see them every now and again second hand get good faggots
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>>61879968
>every now and again
is not the same as walking to any crap store and having them in bulk like a few years ago
specially finding a good one
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>>61879688
Hmm. That's a good idea.
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Lads i'm having a dilemma. I still have my old childhood monitor (similar to pic related) but it had a problem where the VGA cable was pinched somewhere and the Red channel was gone. Being from 1997, it's one of those monitors where the VGA cable is embedded in the monitor so it's very specific and you can't just get a new one.

In order to fix this with max authenticity, i got a nearly identical monitor with a working cable and did a swap. All good, but now i don't have the heart to throw away the new donor monitor for recycling... What do?
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>>61881092
Just fix the damn cable, who cares if it has a patched spot.
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>>61881127

It's not as simple as doing a patch, the cable looks fine on the outside and the pinch is somewhere on the inside. Fixing it would require:

- Taking a new VGA cable, cutting one side off,
- Either re-crimping the wires for the connector inside or splicing all the wires to the old one and insulating with heatshrink which isn't as reliable
- Redoing the ferrite core on that end if necessary
- Reusing and gluing the little rubber part at the back of the monitor to the new cable
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>>61881233

(pic of the rubber bit)

Just wondering if it's worth the hassle. The donor one has a "Cromaclear" pixel pattern instead of a shadowmask so the image would be nice and crisp, supposedly?
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>>61881233
Just buy a VGA cable then, cut off one end and cut off that connector in pic related and solder it to it.
There are VGA cables on sale with ferrite cores and the rubber part behind the monitor is the easiest part, if it's glued to the cable just cut open one side and clue it back together on the underside so you can't see it, with the new cable.

Looks pretty obvious what to do to me.
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>>61881233
So if that is within your capabilities, do it. If it's not, don't, and keep the old one for spare parts, or make a plate to cover the old cable hole, and mount a female DB15 to it.

What the fuck do you want us to tell you..?
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>>61881259
Chromaclear is between shadow mask and aperture grille in terms of clarity and brightness. Doesn't really matter that much of high res VGA monitors.
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>>61881266
>What the fuck do you want us to tell you..?
He's trying to _fit in_ and he only had a half broken CRT monitor to post about
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>>61881266
>>61881261
>>61881296

I'm really just curious to see /g/'s opinion on whether the donor monitor is worth saving or not. Most normies would tell me to trash it, but /g/ shares my autism on old tech matters... I think putting a DB15 might be the best option here - i've already brought my childhood monitor back to the way it was™ so who cares if the other one's bodged or not.
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>>61881358
>/g/ shares my autism
You should have gone to /vr/crt/
That's the level of autism you're looking for
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>>61881259
>>61881233
>>61881092

Frendly reminder, this is /retro/ thread not tech support, so throw your shit to trash and fuck off.
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>>61879530
Your autism levels are so high it hurts.

>>61879551
Don't listen to dumbshit, your Xfce desktop looks great.

>>61879586
Nah, you're a cunt, his desktop looks great. I love it.

>>61879599
Sperging out over someone's desktop theme (and a good one at that) indicates virginity.

>>61879504
Once again, this is awesome. You did a damn fine job and I'd be comfy using that theme.
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>>61881699
>his desktop looks great
>>61879586
>first glance
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>>61881714
I think you're jealous at this point. You lost, his desktop is awesome. lol Get over yourself.
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>>61881728
You can't loose opinion, friend.
You tried.
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>>61881699
>>61881728
his desktop looks okay, not great
it looks like a Linux DE mimicking Windows 98
thats about it
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>>61881754
So much salt.
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>>61879504
Now this is cool, but I wish Xfwm4 had the theme with the blue gradient Windows titlebar.

Fucking love old Win themes
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>>61881699
>You did a damn fine job and I'd be comfy using that theme.
the theme is called Chicago95
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MИКPOШA - 8bit Soviet home computer
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>>61881904
what a fugly monitor
I love older Nokia designs better
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>>61865153
shes beautiful...
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>>61881904
didn't even know nokia made monitors
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>>61881933
Nokia made computers too.
Nokia made tires also.
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>>61881933
>didn't even know nokia made monitors
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>>61881950
>>61881958
wtf Finland why did you hide this from me
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>>61881975
Nobody is hiding anything.
There was even a anon here recently posting pictures of his Nokia 286 (or 386?) computer.
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>>61874289
>tfw you go to Vancouver and find out Slam City Jam isn't a real thing

Such a bad feel
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>>61881883
How the fuck do you use it

Or do you speak commie
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>>61881950
>Nokia made tires also.
This is the most surprising thing I will read all week
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>>61882003
Most of them are clones and can run the same english software.
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>>61881975
>>61882012

There's also Nokia branded MS-DOS and Windows 3.0. Also picture related exists.
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>>61877508
>Compaq LTE5300
My man, I have two of those. Was my first computer and eventually found another one in the trash.
Originally running Windows NT4.0, was dad's work computer before it was decomissoned.
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>>61882012
Actually, they still do. Rubber business was sold and is now operating as Nokian Tyres, still based in Nokia, Finnland.
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>>61882265
>Finnland
what's that?
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>>61882003
>How the fuck do you use it
i am a wizard
>Or do you speak commie
Дa мoгy, пpoблeмы?

Inside 8080 clone with some changes.
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>>61882325

Greets from Bulgaria, тoвapищ

Why won't it print?
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>>61877946
I got hold of a few peripherals, catalogues and old manuals for the system/36 line after doing some warehouse and storage cleanup at my mom's old job.
I also got a few booklets, including a BASIC programming book and reference from the IBM PC duing that stint

They used to run a 5360 with a few addons until 1996-1997 according to the old backup floppies

I still have the 8' boot floppies and floppy dispenser case for it. For booting it up, you could insert up to 8 or 10 floppies into the box, throw it in the machine, and it'd boot and swap floppies when needed.
With these things, you'd need a floppy with what would equate the BIOS, along with 3-4 floppies with the OS. The rest of the box could be filled with your accounting software or other stuff...

we have come a damned long way since then... especially considering boot procedures...
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>>61877816
craigslist, ebay, goodwill, personal ads in newspapers, 2nd hand stores etc.

I was lucky to get a few from a local electronics component store for incredibly cheap, including a very good samsung syncmaster crt (the 957p) that does up to 2048x1536/60hz

However, since 2010-2012-ish, VGA CRTs have become relatively rare in the wild... you'll just have to keep looking
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>>61877946
>>61882788
what is it?
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>>61882291
>Finnland
German writing of the country name, sorry.
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>>61884082
Why is there a kid in that picture? How am I supposed to fap to that pretty little SE now?
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>>61884932
For a second I thought it was a MP3 player with a spreadsheet running on it while the picture was loading.
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>>61885027
HACKERMAN!
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>>61885027
What monitor, machine is that? There's the same monitor for sale at a few bucks for months on a local site. Just the monitor though.
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>>61879253
I got lucky and scored the bottom one on the rack from my little brother's previous nanny years ago. The Vectra underneath the monitor is a fun little machine too, got about 3 of them from a dudes storage unit he was gutting, that's the nicest looking one.

>>61879918
Yee, once I get my ftp server going I'm gonna edit my audio on here.

>>61882116
Close! It's actually an LTE 5400. I absolutely love this little machine. My only bitching is that the parallel port on it won't work with a zip drive, even after I set it to enhanced mode. Good on ya for saving the one from the trash, I hate it when people toss out stuff like this.
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Game released more than 30 years ago still fun to play.
from wiki:
JP: April 21, 1984
NA: October 18, 1985
EU: August 15, 1987
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>>61885235
NO.

30 years of that dog has given me PTSD.
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>>61860396
i also saved this room,topcomfy
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*combs my hair back into a mullet and puts on aviator glasses*
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>>61885417
That AT is probably as good as they get
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>>61885452
Hei wallpaper fampai.
I'll soon have a retro room likes yours, been renovating a bigger room to be my battlestation and retro tech room.
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System 5 reporting in.
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/retro/ cat
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>>61885745
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>>61885745
that filename
kek
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>>61881950
terminals too
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>>61881757
>>61881754
I come back and I see people fighting over my desktop. Thanks for the support, but jeez.
Here is the link if anyone wants it, pretty easy to setup.
https://github.com/grassmunk/Chicago95
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>>61885698
>System 5
Oh, I'm into BDSM too.

Ok shitty jokes aside. What is the average price for SE in decent condition?
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>>61887746
Long ago I had this upgrade for a Powermac 7500/120.

I don't know, this was a gift to me from my brother, it was donated to a repair shop he worked at. Wish I had the square mouse but I have a line on a two button ADB Kensington Turbomouse for it. Interesting thing is due to most of the OS being in ROM, it boots as fast as my octo core Mac Pro/3GHz with a PCIE SSD. Course the OS is a lot lighter than 10.11.
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>>61881159
jesus christ that looks like me, my mom literally took a picture of me that looks about like that.
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>>61873116
Just imagine playing 3D Pinball, Midtown Madness, and Unreal in bed with that thing.
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>>61885452
DAMN son
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>searching for info on whether hardware from 2001-ish works in Win9x/DOS
>find forum post of somebody trying to get this hardware working in Win9x/DOS in 2005
>10 replies
>"Not only is that hardware old and obsolete, but you shouldn't be using Win9x anymore. Just give up on this altogether and upgrade ASAP"
>"Alright guys I followed your advice and upgraded. Everything works like a charm now. Thanks!"

Every fucking time. Finding info on early 2000's hardware and Win9x is a pain in the ass.
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>>61888757
just check if they have drivers, if they do, there's not going to be much of a problem
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>>61884932
Sony Clies still make me hard.
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>>61888776
>Sony Clits still make me hard.
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>>61888757
The IBM ThinkPad G40 is officially supported under 98 SE. I've seen some Socket 478/754 boards that have 98/ME drivers as well.
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>>61885235
>>61885321
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>>61888905
Was there a version where this was possible? ROMhack possibly?
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>>61888937
There's an arcade version of the game where you could do that.
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>>61888757
I hate it when people are assholes about it. Now the same thing happens with XP.
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>>61888960
Damn right, I bet most coins went to shooting the darn dog.
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>>61888757
>>61888991
This is literary a fucking nightmare without an end.
It's one of the most ***** shit things in the world when it happens to you.
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>>61888853
Here's a Socket 754 board working under 98 SE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNTuwYKsSqA
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>>61882108
Nokia gumboots

Yeah id wear it
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>>61882445
Because he said go to 19, not 10
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>>61883381
A TS class shredder
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>>61889551
What?! Is it meant to shred people or something? Can this thing shred continuously in twelve dimensions at once while shredding your pain and worries too?
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>>61889612

Its for shredding communists.
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>>61889642
I get it! It was built for spy agencies turning the Cold War to eliminate infiltrated commie spies, cleanly.
Nice work IBM.
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>>61889551
if you'd fall in
will you die?
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>>61879121
I have a similar one
> Pic is not mine, but is the same model as shown
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>>61871912
>tv on channel 3
my nigga
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>>61890074
How else are you going to display that blue bloke from the Genesis/Mega Drive? I doubt that woodgrain box has any other inputs then FM.
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>>61881958
we had a nokia tv back in the 90's.
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>>61871948
lookes /cyb/ as fuck
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>>61890375
It probably has inspired a lot of /cyb/
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>>61867420
tiger was goat back in the day.
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shitposting from a pentium II running bunsenlabs + opera
turns out captcha actually detects how bad your browser is and takes it easy on you, sweet
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>>61889826
Only if you're a communist
>>61889642 is right; the machine smells ideology
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>>61858315
weeeee
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>>61890553
It should have been a character in Brave little Toaster
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>>61890628
How pretty!
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just copped this IBM selectric II for 25 leafs
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>>61890955
I'm proud, son
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>>61890955
fuck picture is sideways
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>>61890955
kys
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>>61890970
thanks
now i need to find a fuse for it, and hope it works
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>>61890628
I wonder if things would have turned out differently for removable storage had Microsoft released Windows 95 and NT 4.0 on ZIP or LS-120 disks
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>>61891007
You can always make a makeshift fuse if you don't have one.
Just get some really thin copper wire, from a cable or something.
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>>61890970
I'm glad it has a cover on it
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>>61890955
Selectric you say?
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What are some good old looking browsers for loonix?
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>>61891036
That's nice, yeah. Usually those things go missing on such old machines.
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>>61891045
Stop posting that Famicom! It has too much feels in it.
You damn masochist.
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>>61891076
Meh, I don't give a shit anymore. Plus I don't have proper pics of that glorious Selectric III.
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When you are stuck in the arctic it's the little things that make you happy.
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>>61891201
I sometimes wonder what one could do if they had unlimited time, being stuck with such a machine, or some other 8-bit.
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>>61891016
I feel like they put it on floppies because it was the dominant format of the time.

Also is that fucking real?
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>>61891201
What's the compass for? Navigating the Trail?
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>>61891201
Thank you for your service, I'm glad the little 8-bit is keeping you company.
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>>61891477
>>61891744
>477
>744
you guys fucked your trips up
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I love the aesthetics of this. Not in the typical A E S T H E T I C S sense, but the curves, the red and black; it looks modern as fuck, a timeless design. Whoever designed this is a magician
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>>61891814
It's dope. The design is truly timeless. Otherworldly even.
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>>61888372
youre ugly
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>>61891902
Fuck you, he's hot as fuck, I'd hit it.
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>>61891814
that made me think of a desktop version of TARS (TARS being a laptop version)
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>>61891970
Oh yeah. Another sci-fi machine/AI that sounds like a word for a dumb person.
The other one being Re-TARDIS.
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>>61892049
OK senpai, what does CASE stand for then?
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>>61858315
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>>61860396
>I recognize that room!
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>>61892252
The green one reminds me of BEMO from adventure time
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>>61892196
A container, fitting word for someone when used with "empty" when talking about a dumbass
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>>61892293
I can take furry and interracial sex on /g/, butt fuck it, gay blowjobs?
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>>61891814
it always felt to me that it was more the "serious" look of them, they're like the kind of shit you'd see as the centerpiece of some science fiction film
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>>61891814
Those are transcendent. Almost like the McLaren F1 supercar, which has a design that belies its date of manufacture. I saw a photo once of some dudes around it wearing dated 1990's clothes and was mind blown like it had traveled back in time, then remembered it was from that time. Sometimes a designer gets it right.
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>>61866083
Ehat did they meqn by this?
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>>61892723
:-)
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>The following products have been retired and are no longer supported by HP. All official HP support content for these products has been removed from this web site.
Fuck the split was a mistake

Are there any HP driver archives at all out there that might have shit for the Visualize X-Class workstations?
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>>61866083
*blocks your path*
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>>61892723
Looks pretty obvious to me
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>>61866406
>ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/unix/X11/gui/kde/events/kde-2-Meeting/big/
>first image in the set
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>>61892751
Just talk nicely and be annoying until you find someone who talks back nicely.
I've been getting a lot of support for a RS/6000 machine from IBM that has been discounted and reached end of support over a decade ago.
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>>61866406
>>61892806
wtf
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>>61892806
Why does this look like cwc

It cannot be him
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>>61892862
who?
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>>61877951
I had that monitor.
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>>61892787
Holy kek
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>>61892892
Chris chan
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>>61892972
No way, >>61892806 more like NPH then that faggot.
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>>61892820
I've thought about sending them an email or two, but I'm not sure who exactly to contact.

I'm waiting to hear back from the seller of the system I'm looking at to see if they have a copy of the driver installer already on hand, first.
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>>61891403
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>>61893139
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>>61893190
>>61893139
That

Is fucking cool
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>>61892787
OwO what's this?
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>>61865153
That girl is like a solid 4 for normal people. Nice tits though.
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Still working on figuring out what they are.
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>>61893408
Nigger 4 is below average, 4 has deformities and is slightly wonky

You need to reacquaint yourself with the rate chart from fit
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>>61893459
Top secret ISA cards made to decode alien signals, made with plans the aliens left us after the treaty in Roswell.
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>>61893459
Didn't the chip side confirm they were video multiplexers?
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>>61891403
nah. someone prob printed some labels for laughs.
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>>61893554
That looks like a very expensive laugh
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>>61893460
She's ugly with autistic traits.
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>>61893593
I bet she's actually a QTPA2T
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>>61893408
>>61893460
That's Nixie Pixel you autistic plebs
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>>61893665
>QTPA2T
I had to look that up

>1337 Speak for the cutie patootie! often used to woo a girl online.
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>>61893704
It doesn't even look like the same person
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>>61893722
>1337 Speak for the cutie patootie! often used to woo a girl online.
I died a little today
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>>61892787
i want to fuck him
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>>61893771
I know right? That look totally works
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>>61893778
wish men still wore slacks and button ups with confidence.
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>>61893814
Yeah.
He's hot and he knows it, full of confidence.
Also showing off that bulge, tightening his pants....
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>>61893833
hell yeah!
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>>61893833
owo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRUkesSLcAI
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>>61891045
i love you too
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Someone make a new thread. This can't end here.
I'll bump, even turning the slow hours.
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>>61893903
Let it go anon, let it go
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>>61893566
its not real
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>>61893903
Why don't you make a new one and link it here?
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>>61893992
I'm busy with the picture of mr.confident
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>>61891051
Mosaic, Netscape, Lynx
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>>61891016
Nah, they'd never be able to compete with something so universal as regular old floppy disks that were supported on the firmware level by literally every single PC out there. Even if Zip was pretty ubiquitous, it still wasn't anywhere near it.
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>>61894041
that can run 4chan?
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Will a modern PS/2 mechanical keyboard work in Windows 98? Specifically a Filco.
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>>61894356
No, PS/2 is too new of a standard/protocol....
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>>61894356
>ps/2

I suspect you might not be familiar with the etymology of that term.
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>>61894356
obviously. i've used DIN, PS2, and usb keyboards in 98. all work fine.
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>>61894303
Browsers don't run web servers like that, don't be silly!
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>>61894376
I realize PS/2 has been around since the 80's, I just didn't know that the devices do not use drivers. Now I know.




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