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Forum: Tech Corner 05-04-2005, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By QBiN
<Takes deep breath>... I have (from newest to...

<Takes deep breath>...

I have (from newest to oldest... roughly):

1) P4 2.8GHz, 512 PC3200, GFX5900XT, 74GB WD Raptor
2) PIII-S 1.4GHz (512k L2 Cache), 512 PC133, GfTi4200, 40GB WD
3) Athlon 1GHz...
Forum: Tech Corner 11-02-2005, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,574
Posted By QBiN
Hyper threading is a form of multi-tasking...

Hyper threading is a form of multi-tasking developed by intel. It speeds up certain programs that support it but as always it is more hype then substance (at least for now). [/b][/quote]
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Forum: Tech Corner 11-02-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By QBiN
There's Tandy Deskmate. It definitely fits on a...

There's Tandy Deskmate. It definitely fits on a floppy. Maybe even a 360K floppy. Ha!

Although I never cared for it, many people did. There's a version that requires a Tandy graphics adapter, and...
Forum: Games Discussion 03-01-2005, 06:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 54,929
Posted By QBiN
On further inspection, I was mistaken. I did see...

On further inspection, I was mistaken. I did see Monkey1 and 2, but it wasn't on CGA. It was on a foreign website that isn't in English nor a language I recognize readily.

Here's the URL to the...
Forum: Tech Corner 03-01-2005, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,344
Posted By QBiN
Search the net for "pcben.exe". It's the old...

Search the net for "pcben.exe".

It's the old Ziff-Davis PC-Bench for testing DOS PC's back in the day. A google search for the file name should find you a couple of sites with a working download...
Forum: Tech Corner 03-01-2005, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By QBiN
Wow... I'll take donations. :D Where abouts do...

Wow... I'll take donations. :D Where abouts do you live?

I have about 10 computers... from an Original IBM PC/XT to a homebuilt P4 2.8 and almost every generation represented in between.

Who needs...
Forum: Tech Corner 03-01-2005, 04:38 AM
Replies: 67
Poll: PC Vs MAC
Views: 3,414
Posted By QBiN
In the long run, No. It's doesn't make a...

In the long run, No. It's doesn't make a difference. Just some people (especially old Apple guys) tend to get emotional about the whole thing.

But to set the record straight, if we are being...
Forum: Games Discussion 03-01-2005, 04:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 54,929
Posted By QBiN
Well, it appears you don't have to wait any...

Well, it appears you don't have to wait any longer. Classic Gaming Archive seems to be the first major site to have put it up on the web... Both Monkey1 and Monkey2. :Brain:

At worst, we can...
Forum: Games Discussion 31-12-2004, 08:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 54,929
Posted By QBiN
:ot: Low blow by whoever that was. All that...

:ot: Low blow by whoever that was.

All that cut&paste legalese from the ESA website is their spin on it, otherwise known as their "interpretation" of the law. Highlighting in bold their...
Forum: Tech Corner 25-12-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Best OS
Views: 2,567
Posted By QBiN
OK, here's my take... Some will argue windows is...

OK, here's my take...

Some will argue windows is not the best looking. Many will argue windows is bloated. Almost all will argue Windows is the most vulnerable/targetted platform for viruses and the...
Forum: Tech Corner 25-12-2004, 08:55 PM
Replies: 67
Poll: PC Vs MAC
Views: 3,414
Posted By QBiN
I've always been a PC user, but I completely...

I've always been a PC user, but I completely respect MAC's... not only for the niche role they play today, but for their historical significance as well.

Most PC/Windows users either don't know or...
Forum: General compatibility fixes 25-12-2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,182
Posted By QBiN
Or you could do what I do... Keep one machine...

Or you could do what I do... Keep one machine around from every era.
I didn't see the value in keeping my older computers at the time. But now, I've gone back and rebuilt a bunch of them using spare...
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