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I just got my little hands on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 425CDT circa 1996 if the OS and the manufacture date on the optical drive is to be believed (OS is windows 95)

Ive long since figured out how much ram its got (40MB w00t!), HDD space (2GB), and how long the battery lasts (about 2 hours, not bad considering this machine has spent the better part of 10 years in the computer storage room at my school), but figuring out the processor speed is really a pain in the butt. CPU-Z is out of the question unless i install another OS, which i dont think is going to happen as this machine doesnt have a USB port or an option of any kind to boot from CD or floppy. And googling so far has proven pointless.

So, any help from the laptop gurus here to figure out just how ancient it is? My Computer on it says Pentium and nothing else, so im assuming its a 586 pentium predating even the P-MMX in my other brick of a laptop.
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It uses a Pentium 100 mhz processor.
This is the one.
http://www.cpu-world.com/sspec/SY/SY007.html
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You should put that baby to some serious folding use
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Quote:
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volt mod !
PLL MOD!!! +PENCIL IT!!

JUST DO IT! -pl0x no sue me Nike-
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Originally Posted by AsAnAtheist View Post
It uses a Pentium 100 mhz processor.
This is the one.
http://www.cpu-world.com/sspec/SY/SY007.html
Lold, figured as much.

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You should put that baby to some serious folding use
the laptop doesnt even have any networking adapters.

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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
volt mod !
lol no, id rather NOT set this machine on fire. The heatsink on the processor is little more than a block of metal with metal cones attached.

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Originally Posted by AsAnAtheist View Post
PLL MOD!!! +PENCIL IT!!

JUST DO IT! -pl0x no sue me Nike-
FIRE!!!! Muahahahahahaha!
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