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Hi,

I am from Manchester UK and unfortunately I couldn't use my main web name (Merlin) on here, as it was already taken. My main hobby is retro computing and I am one of the Admins at Amibay.com, a retro computing and trading forum.

I am also the creator of the Retr0bright wiki, for those on here that may have read it. Retr0bright is a chemical treatment for discoloured beige ABS computer cases from the 80's and 90's that reverses the yellowing that can occur.

I've been building, repairing and upgrading PCs since about 1995. Before that I was using a Commodore 64, Sinclair Spectrum and Atari 400, then on to the Amiga 500 and 600.

I've been overclocking PCs since the days of Pentium 75s, then on to Slot 1 Celeron 266s and recently managed to get a Celeron D352 overclocked to 4Ghz, so I've been OCing for a long time.
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sounds like a very interesting hobby! welcome to the forum!
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Welcome to OCN!
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Welcome to OCN from a fellow Mancunian
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always wondered by computers go yellow.
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The answers are all in the Wiki. My background for 20+ years was in industrial chemistry, so I took this on as a personal project to find out how and why the yellowing occurred.

@ TudJ

Mancs FTW!!
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welcome to OCN!
   
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