Retropic – My Slot A Retromachine Undergoes Maintenance

Today there was enough daylight for my trusty old Mavica. So I took a picture of my Slot A machine, which I am currently working on.

Quick specs of the system:

  • Athlon Classic 1000 (Orion)
  • Shuttle Spacewalker AI61
  • 2x 256MB SDR @ 100 MHz CL2 2-2-5
  • ATI Rage Fury Maxx
  • 2x Diamond Monster 3D II 12MB @ SLI
  • Creative Sound Blaster Live!
  • Intel Pro100+ NIC


Socket A Roundup – Battle of the Chipsets

Introduction In this huge benchmark roundup, I want to show you which level of performance you can expect from different boards and chipsets, when Socket A is the platform of choice. Especially in high-end Voodoo 5 retro systems, Socket A boards with the VIA KT333 chipset are very common.. But… Continue reading