Retro hits the web...

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Retro hits the web...

Post by tazwegion » Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:38 am

I wasn't sure where to post this thread so here goes... :?

I just finished getting my new (albeit free :P) site up and running, predominantly it deals with Retro PC mods' and repairs (like I've posted some of here abouts)... just hoping for a little feedback maybe from K6plus members if they've got time for a quick look-see, and for the record this is my first ever attempt ;)

Taz's Retro Technology


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- Taz.
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Post by Jim » Sun Jun 05, 2005 5:28 pm

Dropped in to take a look. Not too shabby at all; though I noticed that you have not included "tweaking tips" yet. Can we hope for that at some point in future?
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Post by Guest » Sun Jun 05, 2005 7:52 pm

Hmmmm... tweaking tips, that's a great idea thanks Jim I got so caught up in the hardware side of things I plum forgot to consider that ;)

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Post by sylvan2626 » Tue Jun 07, 2005 5:31 pm

Like what you've done.

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Post by Wiggy » Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:40 am

Very cool indeed. Nice one. 8) 8)
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Post by aaronamd » Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:47 am

good job taz, I like it alot! :D

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Post by tazwegion » Tue Jul 26, 2005 6:43 pm

Welcome to K6 plus aaronamd :banana

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Post by aaronamd » Tue Jul 26, 2005 7:08 pm

hehe thanks ! :D

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Post by Jim » Mon Aug 01, 2005 12:11 pm

I took a look at Red Hill, very interesting site that, could spend a lot of time there. Thanks Taz.
Superpuppy 3
K6-3+ 450 ACZ (6x100)
DFI K6BV3+/66 Rev B2 (2 Meg) w/ 2x28mm Chipset Fans
2x256 Meg PC 133 Hynix SDRAM
1x 20G Maxtor (7200)
2x 80G Maxtor (7200) Ducted w/ 2x486 Fans Mount
52/24/52/16 LG CDR/RW/DVD
8/4/3/12/24/16/32 LG Super Multi
ATI 9000 aiw Radeon AGP
SB Audigy 1 MP3 Sound
CMD 649 IDE Controller
NEC USB 2 Card

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Post by Nohr » Mon Aug 01, 2005 4:35 pm

I like it. Added it to the K6Plus links. :)

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Post by tazwegion » Sun Aug 07, 2005 6:38 am

Geez... thanks Nohr, I'm truly honored :)

Jim... yeah that sure is a great site (redhill) lots of reading and drifting down memory lane there, I purchased my first 'custom built' from the business detailed on the website in '97 ;)

a K6-166MMX and FIC PA-2007... ah! those were the days :)

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Post by Jim » Sun Aug 07, 2005 6:44 am

Darn good info guide for buying used parts too.
Superpuppy 3
K6-3+ 450 ACZ (6x100)
DFI K6BV3+/66 Rev B2 (2 Meg) w/ 2x28mm Chipset Fans
2x256 Meg PC 133 Hynix SDRAM
1x 20G Maxtor (7200)
2x 80G Maxtor (7200) Ducted w/ 2x486 Fans Mount
52/24/52/16 LG CDR/RW/DVD
8/4/3/12/24/16/32 LG Super Multi
ATI 9000 aiw Radeon AGP
SB Audigy 1 MP3 Sound
CMD 649 IDE Controller
NEC USB 2 Card

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Post by tazwegion » Mon Aug 08, 2005 10:11 am

Yes that it is... though sadly now my K62 systems are falling further and further behind in the performance stakes :(

I used to be able to crunch F@H WU's with them, but alas no longer... the WU's can take in excess of 40+ days each :roll: while SETI 'classic' is still viable (though not much longer) they have a purpose, but I installed BOINC 30 days ago, hooked up SETI & Einstein@home projects and still nothing!

Hence my dilemma... if they're not being useful, what is to become of them?

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Post by Jim » Mon Aug 08, 2005 4:27 pm

Soup em up w/ + processors. You are even worse than I am, when it comes to being a stick in the mud! Stick +s in them and they have a new lease on life. Can even play DVDs. Play w/ WPCredit, and they become blindingly fast! (Relatively speaking). Superpuppy 2 is closing in on the Celeron 900s "Memory Write" scores in Everest.
Superpuppy 3
K6-3+ 450 ACZ (6x100)
DFI K6BV3+/66 Rev B2 (2 Meg) w/ 2x28mm Chipset Fans
2x256 Meg PC 133 Hynix SDRAM
1x 20G Maxtor (7200)
2x 80G Maxtor (7200) Ducted w/ 2x486 Fans Mount
52/24/52/16 LG CDR/RW/DVD
8/4/3/12/24/16/32 LG Super Multi
ATI 9000 aiw Radeon AGP
SB Audigy 1 MP3 Sound
CMD 649 IDE Controller
NEC USB 2 Card

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Post by tazwegion » Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:06 pm

Ah yes, upgrade to PLUS processors! eBay has dried up locally for the moment :( alternatively... I've an Abit KT7 + Duron 800 looking for a home (mod AT server case maybe?) :roll:

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