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  • Santilli
    Hi DD: Still have this?>>>>?????
  • Santilli
    You were more sensible than me Tannin. I had a similar trip with similar requirements. I bought this. It worked great, and has been...
  • Santilli
    Santilli reacted to jtr1962's post in the thread Windows 11 with Like Like.
    Sort of what I always do. At the time I built my present PC, 8 GB was probably enough but I put in 16 just to have a margin. A few years...
  • LunarMist
    LunarMist replied to the thread Something Random.
    Adoption of electric is not so much about one company or person, but all the other factors. There are plenty of electric, hybrid, and...
  • LunarMist
    LunarMist replied to the thread Windows 11.
    We were all on Win XP by the time of Barton and some already were for Thoroughbreds. There are enough hardware limitations on RAM and...
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    jtr1962 reacted to sedrosken's post in the thread Merc's Useful Tools of the day with Like Like.
    Really I'd say we need more for those idiots responsible for the change that prompted this to be fired. Out of a cannon. Into the sun...
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    jtr1962 replied to the thread Something Random.
    For now. If his dream of colonizing Mars ever comes to pass I can picture him being a real-life Cohaagen.
  • J
    jtr1962 replied to the thread Windows 11.
    Maybe. I know I didn't use '95 for long. As soon as I got a free copy of '98 I used that. Yeah, I got '98 up to 768MB on a 440BX. Can't...
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  • LunarMist
    LunarMist replied to the thread Windows 11.
    I'd rather have an iNtel CPU with a dozen really fast P cores and forget the E cores. I know we will probably get a desktop version of...
  • Mercutio
    Mercutio replied to the thread Windows 11.
    IIRC my go-to high end products up through the Pentium 3 era were Tyan, but it was experiences with Abit as the go-to for overclocking...
  • LunarMist
    LunarMist replied to the thread Windows 11.
    Looking at my notes from 1999, I had a BX6 R2 with 768MB of some humongous 256MB RAM (looked liked it was from a server). The board was...
  • LunarMist
    LunarMist replied to the thread Windows 11.
    768MB really helped a lot. In 1999 I was working with 20MP scans and the swap file and temp files were thrashing the drives. The 10K...
  • sedrosken
    sedrosken replied to the thread Merc's Useful Tools of the day.
    Really I'd say we need more for those idiots responsible for the change that prompted this to be fired. Out of a cannon. Into the sun...
  • sedrosken
    sedrosken replied to the thread Windows 11.
    I found the only reliable platform to hit more than 512MB of RAM under 9x was 440BX, and even then that was strictly for 768MB and...
  • sedrosken
    sedrosken replied to the thread Windows 11.
    I don't think it rightly matters for most workloads, even 64GB will be hard pressed to run out on anything but the most intensive media...
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