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cause it just is.

people grew from using 95 and 98 was the next best thing.

also, u get less crashes with it when you update it properly and literally you become invincible! and it is a operating system that has less wormholes for people to hack, and with updates, unhackable!

and it is most compatible unlike XP, still has peoblems trying to run programs that were made first for 98 and so on, as well as just reading languages like arabic.

let me think more...
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post #92 of 315
Its also older and won't run new hardware and software as well. I would just get XP and run it in classic mode.
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it will, it will.

have you got 98 and tried it yet? not being rude of course, as i dont yet, but planning on getting it, as i am using XP updated by online to SP2 and other stuff.
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Orbis......

I'm not trying to be an *******.....but I think you need to hang around the forum a little longer and expand your knowledge.

First off, I understand why you would ask "what overclock can I expect with this?" The fact is, no one can predict that. The only way to find out is to do it. You can get a rough idea of what the potential may be from some of the seasoned vets on here and their plethora of OC knowledge, but don't expect to magicaly duplicate their results.

The rig you spec'd out is nice, but something tells me it's a pipe dream if you are planning on using Win 98. There is just no reason to use 98 anymore. Like several others have said, if you don't like the look of XP change it to classic. The native driver support in XP though should be MORE than enough reason for you not to even consider 98.

Now, I'm not trying to mean when I say this, but you are probably what 15? 16? Focus on learning the craft of overclocking, then once you have the means dive head long into building your own uber computer. We're always here to help
    
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Orbis......

I'm not trying to be an *******.....but I think you need to hang around the forum a little longer and expand your knowledge.

First off, I understand why you would ask "what overclock can I expect with this?" The fact is, no one can predict that. The only way to find out is to do it. You can get a rough idea of what the potential may be from some of the seasoned vets on here and their plethora of OC knowledge, but don't expect to magicaly duplicate their results.

The rig you spec'd out is nice, but something tells me it's a pipe dream if you are planning on using Win 98. There is just no reason to use 98 anymore. Like several others have said, if you don't like the look of XP change it to classic. The native driver support in XP though should be MORE than enough reason for you not to even consider 98.

Now, I'm not trying to mean when I say this, but you are probably what 15? 16? Focus on learning the craft of overclocking, then once you have the means dive head long into building your own uber computer. We're always here to help
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If you`re still looking for a tuniq tower 120 try overclockers.co.uk, 10 in stock @ £ 34.00 exc delivery.
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post #97 of 315
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thats the one!

thanks!

also, i'll be 18 in 12 days, so i am that dumb.

Micorosft Windows 98 may be old, but may i ask, it is still capable of doing stuff that XP can do including updates for it?
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No it isn't. Because MS doesn't support it any more. So you are basically on your own. You are better off just buying a OEM copy of Windows XP, because more of them come with a free upgrade to Windows Vista. Just gotta make sure it does include it though.
    
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i know they dont support it anymore, but all their updates for Microsoft Windows 98 is stil available yes?
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Yea, but Windows 95 doesn't support dual core to my knowledge. So I would just do it right. And get Windows XP. I mean I know you are trying to save money. But somethings like a good PSU or operating system you can't skimp on. I mean really if you are gonna use Windows 98 you are better off finding a good Linux distro.



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