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Re: using the right version of windows os for your vintage daw rig (General / Miscellaneous)
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ATI VGA Basic 16 (1990) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Intel 430FX Chipset (Jan 1995) aka Intel Triton 1 (intel Pentium (Mar 1993))
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Diamond Stealth 64 DRAM VLB (1994) based on S3 Vision864 ((VLB) VGA Graphics)
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Cirrus Logic CL-GD5422 (1992) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Re: ATI Mach 32 PCI (1995?) (VGA (pci))
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Matrox Millenium (1995) (VGA (pci))
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Tseng ET4000/W32p (1994) (VGA (pci))
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Diamond SpeedSTAR Pro VLB (1993) powered by Cirrus Logic 5428 ((VLB) VGA Graphics)
September 20, 2017, 07:35:02 AM
Diamond EDGE 3D (1995) powered by Nvidia NV1 (VGA (pci))
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Tseng ET6000 (1996) (VGA (pci))
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ATI 3D RAGE II (1996) (VGA (pci))
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Matrox Mystique (1996) (VGA (pci))
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Diamond Stealth 3D 2000 (1996) powered by S3 Virge (VGA (pci))
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ATI Rage IIC PCI (1999) (VGA (pci))
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Aopen AP5VM (1996?) socket 7 motherboard (4pci,3isa) (intel Pentium (Mar 1993))
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other cards by Diamond: ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Diamond Stealth Pro (1993) based on S3 chipset ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Diamond SpeedSTAR 24 (199?) 16bit ISA Graphics - based on ET4000AX chipset ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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graphics comparison from PCMAG (Jan 1993) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Compaq QVision 2000+ (1994) based on Matrox Impression ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Matrox Impression plus 220 ISA (1994) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Matrox Impression ISA (1993) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Video Seven WIN VGA (1992) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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APM (Advanced Power Management) (1992-1996) (General / Miscellaneous)
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ATI Graphics Ultra (1991?) powered by Mach32 Chipset ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Re: ACPI (Advanced Configuration Power Interface) (Dec 1996) (General / Miscellaneous)
September 19, 2017, 03:41:33 PM
Aopen AX6BC (1998) PCI/AGP motherboard (intel pentium III (Feb 1999))
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intel pentium 133 (1995) (intel Pentium (Mar 1993))
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Adaptec AHA-1522A (1990) ((ISA) SCSI adapters)
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Adaptec AHA-1542CF (1994) ((ISA) SCSI adapters)
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Adaptec AHA-1542CP (1995) ((ISA) SCSI adapters)
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Adaptec AHA-1542C (1993) ((ISA) SCSI adapters)
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Ahead VGA Wizard (1990) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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ATI Mach32 (1993) 16bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Diamond Stealth VRAM (1991) 16bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Cirrus Logic CL-GD542x (199?) 16 Bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Video Seven V-RAM (1988) 16bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Edge V24 BitBlaster (1992) 16bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Re: Promise EIDE MAX (Oct 1996) (ISA Cards)
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Orchid ProDesigner IIs (1991?) 16bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Orchid ProDesigner II (1990) 16Bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Re: moog source (1981) (synths - early 80s)
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theusbsoundcard.com (General / Miscellaneous)
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Re: Roland RAP-10 (1994) supports win3.1 + win95 ((ISA) Audio Cards (early 90s))
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ISA soundcards list from metropoli.bbs (ISA Cards)
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intel dx2-66Mhz Overdrive (Jun 1993 - Nov 1994) (486 (Apr 1989))
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list of ISA multi i/o controllers (ISA Cards)
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big list of VLB i/o controllers (VLB (Vesa Local Bus))
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Promise PDC20230C (1993?) ((VLB) I/O Controllers)
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GA586atx Motherboard reviewed by PhilsComputerLab (intel Pentium (Mar 1993))
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Re: Promise EIDE Pro (Feb 1996) (ISA Cards)
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AT & BABY-AT Form Factors (cpu - 80s)
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XT Form Factor (cpu - 80s)
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ATI Mach 32 PCI (1995?) (VGA (pci))
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adaptec website (General / Miscellaneous)
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ATI Mach64 GX (Jan 1995) PCI graphics /w 2MB VRAM (VGA (pci))
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ATI Mach64 GT (1996?) (VGA (pci))
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Pentium Timeline (intel Pentium (Mar 1993))
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ATI EGA Wonder (1987) 8bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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ATI EGA Wonder 800 Plus (1989) ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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ATI EGA Wonder 800 (1988) 8bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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Promise EIDE MAX (Apr 1995 - Oct 1996) (ISA Cards)
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ADAPTEC VL-300 (1993?) i/o controller + SCSI ((VLB) I/O Controllers)
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Adaptec AVA-2625VL (1993?) EIDE controller (VLB (Vesa Local Bus))
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ATI Mach 32 VLB Graphics Adapter (1993) ((VLB) VGA Graphics)
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VLB cards won't work in an ISA slot (VLB (Vesa Local Bus))
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Winbond UN1082 I/O Controller (Vesa Local Bus) ((VLB) I/O Controllers)
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yamaha dx200 (2001) (synths - 2000s )
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ATI VGA Wonder 16 (1988) 16Bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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ATI VGA Wonder XL24 (1992?) 16Bit ISA ((ISA) EGA/VGA)
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