Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

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Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby Major_A » Mon May 20, 2013 4:39 pm

I had to make some room to store more junk so I had to throw out a motherboard and CPU I've hung on to for at least 14 years. This was the CPU that got me interested in computers. Before it I had a Gateway Pentium 166MHz then a Celeron 350MHz but I never really spent time on a computer or cared that much for it. So in a way I can thank this CPU and MoH:AA for getting me started. Care to venture any guesses to what this bad boy is.

I have a better picture with all the info etched onto the CPU but I'll leave the blurry one up.


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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby egloeckle » Mon May 20, 2013 5:13 pm

Edit: Oops, forgot the K7's were slot only. Unless you ripped apart the slot cpu and popped this out it has to be at least Thunderbird.

I should remember this, I had one of the first slot A k7's...

Another edit for explanation: It has to be at least a thunderbird level as it is branded 'athlon' anything before that was am386/am486/k5/k6 and not an athlon IIRC.

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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby Major_A » Mon May 20, 2013 5:54 pm

You are correct, T-Bird 1.2GHz! I beat and abused this CPU until I bought my first DIY computer (Northwood). Before I tossed the socket 462 motherboard it was living in earlier I could've powered it up.

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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby lordvic » Thu May 23, 2013 2:49 am

:shock:
Brings back the good ol' memories...
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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby bubba » Thu May 23, 2013 5:58 am

Did this a couple weeks back in my office.

The crap I held on to :lol:

Some RAM
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Another TBird chip, have a couple of these
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Anyone for some DOS4?
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Ok, too old? How about DOS5.. .if not, think I have DOS6 around here somewhere.
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How about some office software?? Wordperfect and Lotus123... when was the last time you seen OS2 on some install options LOL
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How bout WinNT 4, also have 95 and 98 laying around here too..
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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby DJ Tucker » Thu May 23, 2013 11:08 am

now that is some old school stuff right there lol. floppy's haha classic. the CPU that got me into computers was the celeron d 3.06 from my first gaming pc back in 2005. i had that system for 4 years before i really needed to upgrade to what i have in my sig. this system is 4 years old and still rocking on but really need a cpu upgrade ;)
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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby Major_A » Fri May 24, 2013 8:32 am

http://www.bubbaspad.com/images/spring_clean/1.jpg

Is some of that old school Cache modules?

And your PSA of the day, "Don't copy that floppy!".

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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby bubba » Fri May 24, 2013 12:36 pm

Major_A wrote:http://www.bubbaspad.com/images/spring_clean/1.jpg
Is some of that old school Cache modules?

Nope, all RAM. Left to right 30 pin SIMM (whopping 1mb), 72 pin SIMM (4mb), 168pin PC133 (32mb)... I got a pile of DDR1 and DDR2 as well.

I still have a couple 386's in service, granted they are hooked to CNC machines, but they still work. :lol: I'll be a little sad with they crap out finally, mainly I have would have to get modern equipment to talk to some old CNC controllers.


copy that floppy lol

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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby egloeckle » Sat May 25, 2013 9:47 pm

Dont have many pictures of old crap I have laying around customers but for some reason have this one.

Next time I head to one of my customers in the city ill snap a pic of the old 5MB hard drive I found sitting on a shelf from the very early 80's. About 7 or 8 years ago one of our customers cleaned out a corner of their warehouse and got rid of an ancient hard drive that was literally the size of a washing machine and used these giant platters that were replaceable. Getting the call of "we dont need this anymore do we?" made my boss cringe a bit.
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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby bubba » Sun May 26, 2013 7:20 am

have some mint in the box 5.25's lol

gave nate an old hard drive while back, still powered up too. he made a video of it lol.
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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby bubba » Sun May 26, 2013 7:29 am

here is the video lol

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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby XstollieX » Sun May 26, 2013 10:50 am

bubba wrote:here is the video lol


And we have lift off! I forgot how loud those things are

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Re: Spring Cleaning - Ah Nastalgia...

Postby MrJohnJohn » Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:08 am

Damn! Thats all really old stuff in here :P

For me i just wiped out my good old Cherry keyboard after 10 years of usage. It survived 3 PC setups and i really love it :prayer:


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