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Hi guys, as my second thread on this forum, i've decided to get with '98 and build a brand, old rig!

At the moment i have:
A Gigabyte GA6CX Slot 1 Mobo
A Pentium II Slot 1 400mhz (SL2U6)
An SCSI Card
a 9.1GB Seagate Cheetah (10,000RPM!)
64 + 64MB SDRAM
Some 32X CD-Rom drive

Oh yeah, and the original 98 CD

Will post pics when i can

*EDIT*
Whilst digging through my crap cupboard, i also found the DOS and 95 floppies!
Edited by themagicalflyingpotato - 2/17/11 at 2:45am
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Nice one, post pics when you have it all together.
    
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Nice one, post pics when you have it all together.
Should i go with DOS + 95, or 98?
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I'd say 98, but it's your rig man.
    
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i'm actually joining you in this endeavour... building a 95 or 98 pc with a pentium II 450.
be quiet!
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Might I suggest a soundblaster live
sidewinder joystick
and a 440bx board such as a Gigabyte BX2000 or Asus P3B for added nostalgia

From experience capacitors on old motherboards have a tendency to blow, have a look at them and see if any are bulging

Out of your options install 98, and if you can get a hold of it, 98SE

good luck
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Originally Posted by loki_reborn View Post
I'd say 98, but it's your rig man.
Yup, gone with 98 SE

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i'm actually joining you in this endeavour... building a 95 or 98 pc with a pentium II 450.
Awesome, tell me how yours gets on

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Originally Posted by lollingtonbear View Post
Might I suggest a soundblaster live
sidewinder joystick
and a 440bx board such as a Gigabyte BX2000 or Asus P3B for added nostalgia

From experience capacitors on old motherboards have a tendency to blow, have a look at them and see if any are bulging

Out of your options install 98, and if you can get a hold of it, 98SE

good luck
The capacitors are fine, seeing as this motherboard was only temporarily used for a very short time

Update to everyone, its all built, fine and dandy, managed to connect to the internet (it involved alotta )
Playing quake ATM ^_^ Pictures to come!
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