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  1. Well as far as I know, all AMD processors since the 939 socket Athlon 64's support registered ram, so it's up to the motherboard's manufacturer to enable it which Asus seems to do with all their higher end boards like this one since the socket 939. Probably but since I'll just be using it to batch render things when I need it then I can leave it on for a day or two if need be so timeliness doesn't bother me too much. Aslo I tried the same ram in this pc in my newer one and it really didn't slow things down at all so it all seems to be cpu based as far as I can tell. I haven't really had
  2. I have an old Asus M4A89GTD Pro/Usb3 mobo with the following specs: Cpu: Phenom II 955 Black Edition (OC'ed at 4.0ghz) with last beta bios update. Gpu: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC with Boost Edition (Stock Speed) Ram: 16gb of DDR3 at 1333 mhz (Stock Speed) This system has served me well over the last 4 years, but it's now showing it's age so I want to give it an upgrade to revive it's usefulness. I plan to be doing video editing, video game/program compiling, 3d rendering, and it will also double as my Windows XP era gaming rig as my newer i7 rig has taken over my gaming/vide
  3. Well I've gone and done something crazy... I put a 2K - 4K gaming grade PC I built over the last 4 years... into a small ATX case from an ancient HP 8756C... This is the result: TL;DW Surprisingly all the parts to my gaming rig PC fit snugly into the case (Except the GTX 1070) and runs just fine. Now I'm already on my trip when I posted this, but there's 2 problems I have with this case. 1. The CPU cooler, PSU Casing, and GPU Cooler Shrowd all physically touch each other. 2. The case has poor ventilation as the case was originally designed for a Pen
  4. Well after a bit more testing it seems there was a resource issue after all with the CT4520. Idk, what I did to really resolve it as the settings seem to be the exact same as they were when I started. Regardless the Awe 64 CT4520 can play digital sound once again, and as an additional bonus can be recorded directly from Audacity 2.0.0 as well. Sadly the CT4830 still doesn't work no matter what I do, so I'll move the topic to the hardware fourms for it as well as the rather poor Pentium 3 performance (though it could just be Audacity 2.0.0 having high requirements though it supposedly can
  5. Well I've already found these links as I was hoping for a more detailed guide about the board, but thanks for sharing them. Also for those wondering I think there might be a "physical" problem with the CT4830. I replaced it with a CT4780 (Dell OEM) I had sitting around, and low and behold the CT4780 runs perfectly fine with the CT4520 without hanging the entire system like the CT4830 does. Not 100% sure why, but at least I can enjoy digital sounds again. If I get time tomorrow I'll make a video about the issues with the setup.
  6. 1. Well I just love how the CT4520 sounds over the CT 4830 for the most part. I could just use the CT4830, but again it doesn't seem to work properly on any system using Windows ME. It works just fine in XP though. I haven't tried it in Win 98 SE though, but I prefer using ME as it can run far more advanced programs and connects with my home network better than 98 SE. 2. Yeah I know. I did get them working together for about 30 min once, but things usually lock up with in 5 -10 min. The CT4520 did successfully run for 24 hours without failing though (minus the lack of digital sound proble
  7. I been working on a retro Win9X gaming build for quite some time now and I finally got a reasonable build that can work with all the games I used to play back in the day, How ever I've run into a few problems with the setup, most of which I can deal with for now, but there's a major design flaw it seems. A lot of my games use the old midi format for music (as most did in the 90) so having a Soundblaster (or any sound card for that matter) is a must. Lot of my more recent Win 9x games also use Wav, Mp3, etc for sound as well and since I have a old stereo as my speakers I naturally want the
  8. Well after a lot of searching I found more about the slocket and the HP vectra: Slocket info: http://images.anandtech.com/old/CPU/Intel/pentium3e/500e/overclocking/slocket2inst.jpg A similar topic about the slocket and a similar Celeron. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1028881 Vectra information: http://www.manualslib.com/manual/663149/Hp-Vectra-Vl.html?page=9#manual That was the PC and the bios is updated now from ver .07 to .08. Sadly I didn't see any notes about broader cpu support but I'll try the celeron again tomorrow. Some pictures of my celeron and slo
  9. Well I'll try the bios update if I can find one for it. HP is notorious for having next to no info nor downloads on these ancient machines on their site so it looks like more Google searching for me. As far as the slotket goes it seems to be in near perfect condition and the processor was already in it when I got the PC it was originally in.
  10. Here are the CPU's: Pent.2- http://www.cpu-world.com/sspec/SL/SL2S5.html Cel- http://www.cpu-world.com/sspec/SL/SL36B.html I also have a spare Pentium 3 at 500 mhz ,but I highly doubt it will work. http://www.cpu-world.com/sspec/SL/SL365.html I know it;s technically a downgrade but I've heard that the Mendocino Celerons were pretty good compared to the Pent2 of the same speed. I have another motherboard I plan putting the Pentium 2 in but if I can't put the celeron in the Vectra I'll just leave the Pent.2 in it.
  11. Not sure if this is the right forum to post this on, if not just tell me and I'll move it to the correct one. I have an old (mostly stock) HP Vectra VL 6/333 Desktop that currently has a Pentium II MMX @ 333mhz and I want to upgrade it with a Celeron (Mendocino- Socket 370 with a Slot 2 adapter) at 333 mhz. Unfortunately when ever I try booting the PC with the Celeron it hangs up at the second boot stage out of 8 on the monitor and wont turn off without a "hard" shutdown. The adapter the Celeron is attached to has multiple jumpers on it I can change but I haven't really messed with them as
  12. Lol, yeah they're pretty bad (except the Pentium 2 era Mendocino Celerons) but fine for everyday task. Looks like the bios is already the last version and supports it, I just hope it works with out any issues on my mobo. That is soo true! XD Ok, I don't usually use Dos too much but just in case I'll mention it. Well I prefer Ati for mid-high end to low end cards over nvidia especially on older rigs. I'll go for the 9800XT or X850 XT first and the 6800GS if it's cheaper. Ah ok. Thanks for the help LoneCrusader! ^_^
  13. To be honest I like ME over 98SE on this rig for the man fact it far stabler and is "shinier" than 98SE. I'll take that into consideration. Ok. Looks like some re-wiring for me! XD Personally I've had better experience with Ati in my rigs than nvidia gpus (my laptops especially) but I'll look into both you suggested. Thanks for the information MrMateczko! ^_^
  14. I seem to be unable to create a "fully" working multiboot/install DVD using the "Create Windows 98/ME/NT/2K/XP/2003 all in one installation DVD" I replaced Windows 2003 with Windows 95 (Version C) as I planned to put 2003 on a different DVD with newer versions of windows on it. When I try booting any of the disk I put on there they show an error about not being able to find the setup/installation files. For some reason Win 95 - ME will still work if I type "setup" (D:\WinME\setup for Windows ME installer) and continue normally. Windows NT 4.0 doesn't boot at all and when I attempt editing
  15. Hello everyone my name's Jason and I have a question. I currently own an old Pentium 4/HT based rig with the following setup: Specs- Current Case: Athenatech A4224BB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811190051 Psu: Antec 300w (Model: PP-303XP) http://www.antec.com/specs/p303xp_spe.html Mobo: ECS L4VXA2 (V1.0A? Not sure as there isn't any indication of revision A, B, or C labeled anywhere on the board; therefore I'll assume it's rev A.) with Socket 478. Bios rev. 1.1e http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?CategoryID=1&DetailID=44&Detail
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