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  1. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    i like how over the top it is
  2. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    its big an awkward but still smaller than my smart phone is, i remember seeing people with them and thinking no way could technology ever get better than that
  3. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    Thank you, it works perfectly and I have the Sync dock, it was actually really easy to find the software for it, i found a couple games for it too. What i hate about it is you get it all set up but you dont want to store it with batteries and every time you take the batteries out it factory...
  4. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    okay thank you! and thanks for the links too
  5. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    One more question, what is the mounting style for the CPU cooler? I need to order one
  6. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    Alrite so I did a small inspection of the Nvidia video card I was suggested to use and a capacitor was broken off the board so that goes in the repair bin for now. The next most modern GPU I found is a Radeon HD6450. it has DVI VGA and HDMI which is a plus for me, and 1gb ddr3 And it is PCiE...
  7. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    That's all awesome! Thanks very much everyone for the help. I will be cleaning and getting everything ready tomorrow. I have an awesome giant early 2000s gaming PC case that is really over the top ridiculous. it should be a fun and funny project
  8. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    if i start up the mobo without any ram will it display anything or start posting whatso ever?
  9. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    sweet! i ordered 1 stick of 4gb ddr3 for testing, if it works ill order 3 more ddr3 4gb. 16gb should be plenty? it only uses pci express for GPUs, wow i hope i have one!
  10. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    Iam not familiar with modern PCs, and I have Zero experience with AMD
  11. Jpat

    Gigabyte MoBo And AMD FX

    Hey there, I recently got a massive donation of used computer parts from a shut down computer shop. 95% of it is Pentium 4, its like 25 different GPUs, 10 Mobos, 500 sticks of ram. Just a mass of stuff that will pick the best of for my collection and send the rest away Anyway the most modern...
  12. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    well these sound cards arent emulating anything either, not like sound blaster clones would But yeah i havent tried manualy setting that stuff
  13. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    So an update i installed both of those sound cards and drivers and they worked.... Sorta Some games played fine, even some with midi music played. Most games werent happy using it, or the MTI rage video card. Dos games are completely out of the question for the sound cards So iam dissapoint.
  14. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Finaly got my keyboard. Mmmmm soo clicky.
  15. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    hahaha yeah
  16. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Thank you!
  17. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Hahaha this PC makes me laugh! its a hideous monster, And theres no cable management whatso ever, But it works great
  18. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    i have never used amd, its always been intell, it was just my first choice out of habbit but thanks for the seggestion! i already ordered everything i can upgrade to an i7 in time
  19. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Nope, its a micro atx, i should have mentioned i decided to go with a micro atx
  20. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Yep i ordered the 9100 cpu it has integraded graphics, when i get back to work iam going to order upgrades i have the case cleaned and ready. The lights make me laugh haha
  21. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    You are one painfull guy to deal with
  22. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    I seid that up there^ ide only save like 6w
  23. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Using a seperate power supply for just the fans would take the fans draw off the pc power supply
  24. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    A brand new 120mm fan i tested with my multimeter was drawing 1.5~ amps at 12v which is near 2 watts, so 3 old case fans at 12 volts could draw 6 watts. Not realy substantial i suppose
  25. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Iam going to run a seperate laptop power supply to power the case fans. That will save a little wattage
  26. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Not a smoker, Just 16 years of basement dwelling Iam going to use a different case now anyway, instead of taking apart a working pc Thanks for the reply! Do all micro atx mobos screw in the same?
  27. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Definitly very small, But itll be fine for web browsing Do you think a 250w psu would do it?
  28. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    i switched the next mobo they sell, so i add another 2 ram sticks later
  29. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Iam going to borrow a buddys PC to create the usb
  30. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    And a 30$ win10 disk and key i found
  31. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    this one is a good price, good reviews
  32. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    And i should definitly get an ssd then
  33. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Thanks for the reply! good point on the power supply, i can still plug the 4 pin into the 8 pin and have plenty of power i thinkk I dont have a pc to make the usb stick :( i was willing to pay 100$ for the convenience
  34. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    Actualy i spotted an issue This power connector on the Msi has more pins than my psu. The psu now only has 4 pins
  35. Jpat

    Cheap PC upgrade

    So its corona time. Iam bored as hell and i dont have a modern pc, i have a pc i played on in 2008 its just a plain old black box with an old Asus motherboard with an intell core duo and windows xp. it played Return to castle wolfenstien on the highest setting and i was happy! I have almost...
  36. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

  37. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

  38. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    created my own 98 install disk from winworld PC, installed win98 on my other project, and found the Nvidia and sounblaster drivers :)
  39. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    All done for now, back in 1 peice. On the list is beige speakers and a keyboard Also the built in video chip only displays 16 color VGA. ATI still makes and sells video cards for legacy systems like POS machines and stuff, it should work well, that will be awhile shipping I ordered 2 brand new...
  40. Jpat

    Windows 95. Seriously

    Now imagine 20 years ago habing a 8g solid state floppy drive the size of your pinky and a 32g solid state hard drive? That hard drive wouldve been 15,000$
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