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We've seen lots of people who have built pretty cool custom PCs, but usually they're just putting off the shelf parts in an artsy-fartsy homemade case. That wasn't enough of a challenge for Steve Chamberlin, who was determined to build the CPU for his computer from scratch.
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This guys website:
http://www.bigmessowires.com/

His own instruction set :
http://www.bigmessowires.com/2010/11...struction-set/


Edited by MrAlex - 5/10/11 at 9:15am
    
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post #2 of 35
Nerd alert
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That's quite a lot of dedication right there
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I'd be more amazed if I hadn't seen that 16 bit ALU on minecraft already.

In b4 "But can it run crysis?"
    
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Oh man, I bet you could overvolt the bejeesus out of that thing!!!
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That's insane.
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Originally Posted by Singular1ty View Post
I'd be more amazed if I hadn't seen that 16 bit ALU on minecraft already.

In b4 "But can it run crysis?"
Your comparing a game to real life work? Really? Just.. get out.

On Topic, I can't believe he could even keep track of all of those wires. It confuddles my brain just looking at it.
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Your comparing a game to real life work? Really? Just.. get out.
If someone was to build this thing in minecraft, it would be a LOT more complex, since the game limits the things you can do with the electronics.
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0_0 This man just earned himself a whole bunch of geek creed. I can't even fathom the amount of work that went into this thing. It is a piece of art.
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I look at that and all I can think is "meth is a hell of a drug"
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