1. w1retap

    Cooling Solutions of the Past Gallery

    Post up some pictures of your old cooling solutions. Air, water, extreme -- CPU, chipset, GPU coolers -- doesn't matter. I'll get us started with some pictures from my collection.
  2. spacedrone808

    Youtube channel dedicated to the best tracker music ever

    Only the best modules. Playlist of the channel revolves from chiptune to trance/metal/chillout or anything you could imagine. Listen to mods and keep cool. PS What is tracker music?
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    $50 Gaming Laptop Recommendations

    Hi! I would like to play some old games such as Team Fortress Classic, Far Cry 1, and Counter Strike. Back in 2004-ish, I played these games on a Dell D800 and was thinking of buying one from Ebay for ~$50. I would prefer not to spend more than that. Should I consider any other models besides...
  4. cageymaru

    Volkswagen Toolmaking Tests the World's First 3D Printed Titanium Brake Caliper

    Volkswagen Toolmaking has recently been expanded from 460 to 3,100 square meters so give its toolmakers, designers, developers, and researchers more space to collaborate on new technology faster. A goal of the project is to use 3D printing technology in series production at the site. In addition...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Volunteers Are Keeping an IBM 1401 Mainframe Alive

    Think your vintage computer hardware is old? Ken Shirriff, Robert Garne, and their associates probably have you beat. The IBM 1401 was introduced in 1959, and these guys are keeping one alive in a computer museum. The system is reportedly a pain to maintain, as the volunteers have to go digging...
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    Vintage - Backup questions.

    Hello, I have some questions about backing up my old software/games. First are the floppy's. I know that some 80's floppy's had DRM but the one's I have should all be from the 90's with no DRM. Mix of OS's, software and games. To back these up, can I simply copy the files to a folder or do I...
  7. A

    Old PC Games

    SOLD! Anyone interested in giving these a good home? I'll ship them wherever UPS ground for $10 for the lot. Just can't bring myself to toss them.
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    Vintage Forum?

    Hello, It's been about 20 years that [H]ardOCP has been helping me put systems together. I remember I discovered this site a few months after I discovered Voodoo Extreme (RIP) when looking to do my first build (somewhere around 98). As things go with age, I'm in the process of building what my...