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Forum: General Computer Discussion Yesterday, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

It would run Quake1 & Doom like nobodys business, in 320x200 of course...zero 3d acceleration at all with the 'Chips & Technology' 1mb graphics chip.



The panel is in good physical condition,...
Forum: General Computer Discussion Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,503
Views: 588,132
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

LOL...yea, I wasn't disappointed at all.... I have no clue what I'll do with that case,but I'm sure it'll get used in time. Finding something like that in new condition, me is still happy. Circa...
Forum: General Computer Discussion Yesterday, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

^
I checked that, it wasn't there....but I'll check again tomorrow to be sure.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

No


I tried that too, one of the first things I did...no go.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-18-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,503
Views: 588,132
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

I got a call this morning from a friend of mine that owns storage lockers, he always calls when there's computer stuff in one he takes possession of. He says there's some parts, an old server, and...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-18-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By Topcat
Re: Mother board version issue ms-7184

thread tidied up at OP's request.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-17-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

If there's a setting in the BIOS for it, they've hidden it good....I couldn't find it.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-16-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

this is the USB driver I have slipstreamed: Intel(R)_USB_3.0_eXtensible_Host_Controller_Driver_5.0.4.43_v2

I have no idea which touchpad it is....but I think it's the synaptics 'clickpad', as you...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-16-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Topcat
Re: Who's good with Hexidecimal?

This got real close. Board post'd just fine off step 6 (hotflashed to 2mbit eprom). Dumped it back off, file size is correct (256k). CBROM sees everything as it should be. attempted to edit with...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-13-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Topcat
Re: Who's good with Hexidecimal?

^
Yes. The extra space I'd guess would just be zero filled, ASSuming that the structure remains intact, and modbin & cbrom simply see it as a 2mbit .bin. The original .bin contains the motherboard...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-13-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Topcat
Who's good with Hexidecimal?

Ok, a BIOS modding that I can't figure out..... I need to convert a bin file from a 1mbit (128k) to a 2mbit (256k) filesize. It's for a retro build that has onboard SCSI, and I want to add some...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,503
Views: 588,132
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Given a pair of Dell 1908WPF monitors, working.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By Topcat
Re: Gigabyte GA-586DX Retro Goodness

I had to get this thing off my bench this morning to make room for other things....so what the hell, how about a game of AoE.....and got my ass whipped, 7 against 1.....but it plays pretty good on...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-13-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

no, that would just create more problems. The owner of this thing is a 69yr old man with zero tech skills.


USB is working, I have the intel usb3 drivers slipstreamed into the win7 installer,...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-12-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

^
No go. This is bizarre....of all the kooky things to not work, the fucking touchpad....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-11-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

Last but not least with this piece of shit.....doing the setup, I used a normal keyboard & mouse.....well come to find out the touchpad doesn't want to work. I believe it to be a Synaptics clickpad...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-09-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-08-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,503
Views: 588,132
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

https://www.ebay.com/itm/263791377076

That's the fix for this. This heatsink latches onto the bigger tab on the side of the socket 370. This won't work with a coppermine with an exposed die, as...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-08-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,503
Views: 588,132
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

It's not, its too old for that. Mendocino & coppermine only. After recapping it (wouldn't POST prior to recapping), I discovered it still had the first release BIOS on it...and wouldn't even run a...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-08-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,503
Views: 588,132
Posted By Topcat
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Picked up an Abit VL6 for $10 (single socket370 P3, AGP, VIA 694 chipset)....caps bloated as bad as me after a meal @ taco hell....but I couldn't bear to see a classic Abit board end up in the...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-08-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Re: Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

If you were a sexy blonde Swedish lady, I'd give you a great big sloppy kiss!! ...but instead, beer on me! It worked like a charm! Apparently the UHD's require a little more modding than the older...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-07-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By Topcat
Possible to run Win7 on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB, i3 gen8 & UHD 620

A client bought this stupidly......and very quickly discovered that w10 isnt what he wanted.......well I've got everything to work in win7 except the GPU, which is an Intel UHD 620.... I can not for...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-07-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 566
Posted By Topcat
Re: Ratdude's computer workbench... and epic fail build

Glad it worked out! I bought out an old retired TV repair guy back in the early 90's when I first started....that coil was amongst the haul from that shop. It was worth its weight in gold for my...
Forum: MSI/Microstar 02-06-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Topcat
Re: MSI 694T caps replacement

Definitely replace those teapos....they love to fail with no physical signs.
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