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by HMBR
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: Anyone try K6II-233 on Windows 8, yet?
Replies: 10
Views: 12866

Re: Anyone try K6II-233 on Windows 8, yet?

yes, I think Northwood Pentium 4 (which supports SSE2) doesn't work with Windows 8 because of that, but the Prescott models should be OK.
and any K8 or newer.
by HMBR
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: Anyone try K6II-233 on Windows 8, yet?
Replies: 10
Views: 12866

Re: Anyone try K6II-233 on Windows 8, yet?

windows 8 requires SSE2 and a few other things... even Athlon XP can't run.
by HMBR
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: PCIe Video Card on PCI only motherboards? Maybe?
Replies: 2
Views: 5213

Re: PCIe Video Card on PCI only motherboards? Maybe?

I have a PCI 8400GS, it's basically the same thing but all on the same PCB, it uses a bridge chip from PCIE 1x to PCI, but the card is problematic, compatibility is very limited, on my newer Athlon 64 it worked fine under windows xp, but using a newer OS I couldn't install any driver, also even unde...
by HMBR
Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: Sis530 and > 64MB cacheable area
Replies: 8
Views: 9877

I tried for years to find a sis530-board with 1 or 2 mb of onboard cache but with no success. @hmbr: I can't imagine any system (even the new ones) running windows xp with only 128mb of ram satisfactorily - this is way too short of memory. BUT: once you use a k6-3 or k6-2+ cpu you do fine with thei...
by HMBR
Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:36 am
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: Sis530 and > 64MB cacheable area
Replies: 8
Views: 9877

I have 2 PC Chips M598LMR... both only have 512k it seems... there is only one chip onboard and an empty space.... I don't know if it's because of that, but performance on Windows XP using 128mb ram is terrible, much worse than another board (a Mitac board from compaq using the MPV4 chipset) I have ...