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WTB: decent 2mb VLB card, 4MB 30 pin ram sticks, 256 pc100 LOW DENSITY ram

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    WTB: decent 2mb VLB card, 4MB 30 pin ram sticks, 256 pc100 LOW DENSITY ram

    ok, first off looking to upgrade my 486 pc. i have a 512 or possibly 1mb trident vlb card right now and although its ok i would love to throw in at least a decent 2mb vlb card. also i would like to max the ram, my mb can handle 32mb but only useing 4mb 30 pin ram sticks.

    second i'm working on maxing the ram in a win98 pc i'm working on but its very picky about ram so i need at least 2 256mb pc100 LOW DENSITY sticks, emphasis on low density as high density sticks will not work.

    thanks!

    forgot, also need a 5 din to ps/2 adaptor for a keyboard
    Last edited by oblivion; March 6, 2011, 10:06 PM.

    #2
    I have a ATI Mach64 you're welcome to it. If k6-2/3 is tolerable to you, I have cpu/mb/ram combo you can have for your win98 rig.

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      #3
      that card may work, do you know how many MB of ram are on it? possibly intrested in the mb/cpu/ram combo. any specifics cpu speed ram/max ram?

      thanks

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        #4
        let me dig them up and look. drop me a note by pm.

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          #5
          *bump*

          still looking for 2mb vlb card, 4mb 30 pin ram sticks and now i need a geforce 2 ultra agp card

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            #6
            I may have the RAM you need. I'll check in the morning.

            IBM 5160 - 360k, 1.44Mb Floppies, NEC V20, 8087-3, 45MB MFM Hard Drive, Vega 7 Graphics, IBM 5154 Monitor running MS-DOS 5.00
            IBM PCJr Model 48360 640kb RAM, NEC V20,, jrIDE Side Cart, 360kb Floppy drives running MS-DOS 5.00
            Evergreen Am5x86-133 64Mb Ram, 8gb HDD, SB16 in a modified ATX case running IBM PC-DOS 7.10

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              #7
              Alas, I only seem to have 1Mb 30pinn SIMMS. I don't have the PC100 you need, but just out of curiosity how does one tell if RAM is low density or high density?

              IBM 5160 - 360k, 1.44Mb Floppies, NEC V20, 8087-3, 45MB MFM Hard Drive, Vega 7 Graphics, IBM 5154 Monitor running MS-DOS 5.00
              IBM PCJr Model 48360 640kb RAM, NEC V20,, jrIDE Side Cart, 360kb Floppy drives running MS-DOS 5.00
              Evergreen Am5x86-133 64Mb Ram, 8gb HDD, SB16 in a modified ATX case running IBM PC-DOS 7.10

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                #8
                Originally posted by lutiana View Post
                Alas, I only seem to have 1Mb 30pinn SIMMS. I don't have the PC100 you need, but just out of curiosity how does one tell if RAM is low density or high density?
                "usually" low density has 8 chips on BOTH sides or 16 chips. (9/18 if its ecc)
                It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by lutiana View Post
                  Alas, I only seem to have 1Mb 30pinn SIMMS. I don't have the PC100 you need, but just out of curiosity how does one tell if RAM is low density or high density?
                  darn, i have a ton of 1mb chips but i'm haveing an insanly hard time getting a hold of 4mb chips.

                  and yhea, what lucky said about the ram

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by oblivion View Post
                    ok, first off looking to upgrade my 486 pc. i have a 512 or possibly 1mb trident vlb card right now and although its ok i would love to throw in at least a decent 2mb vlb card. also i would like to max the ram, my mb can handle 32mb but only useing 4mb 30 pin ram sticks.

                    second i'm working on maxing the ram in a win98 pc i'm working on but its very picky about ram so i need at least 2 256mb pc100 LOW DENSITY sticks, emphasis on low density as high density sticks will not work.

                    thanks!

                    forgot, also need a 5 din to ps/2 adaptor for a keyboard
                    What's the mobo type? Also, PC-100 comes in 144-pin SO DIMM (usually laptop) & 168-pin DIMM configurations.
                    Surely not everyone was Kung-Fu fighting

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by Agent Orange View Post
                      What's the mobo type? Also, PC-100 comes in 144-pin SO DIMM (usually laptop) & 168-pin DIMM configurations.
                      i need 168 pin, its a dell dimension xp500T that i'm using as a win98 pc

                      the MB in my 486 is a ELITEGROUP COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC. UM 486V AIO
                      http://stason.org/TULARC/pc/motherbo...V-AIO-122.html

                      right now its loaded with 8MB ram via 8X1mb sticks which is okay but i would love to max it out. also looking to upgrade the video card from that trident, i'm looking at a 2mb mach32 on ebay thats not to pricy but i don't know if those are decent cards for DOS gameing

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by oblivion View Post
                        darn, i have a ton of 1mb chips but i'm haveing an insanly hard time getting a hold of 4mb chips.
                        Would 4MB 4X8-60 30 PIN SIMMs work, they are selling them for $4.75 each.

                        IBM 5160 - 360k, 1.44Mb Floppies, NEC V20, 8087-3, 45MB MFM Hard Drive, Vega 7 Graphics, IBM 5154 Monitor running MS-DOS 5.00
                        IBM PCJr Model 48360 640kb RAM, NEC V20,, jrIDE Side Cart, 360kb Floppy drives running MS-DOS 5.00
                        Evergreen Am5x86-133 64Mb Ram, 8gb HDD, SB16 in a modified ATX case running IBM PC-DOS 7.10

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                          #13
                          hmmm, they should. i think macs used standard pc ram

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                            #14
                            Macs don't need parity but PCs normally do.
                            What I collect: 68K/Early PPC Mac, DOS/Win 3.1 era machines, Amiga/ST, C64/128
                            Nubus/ISA/VLB/MCA/EISA cards of all types
                            Boxed apps and games for the above systems
                            Analog video capture cards/software and complete systems

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                              #15
                              Do you still need a VLB card? I have a Western Digital Corp VLBUS3300 card w/Paradise rom. The board has 2Mb ram installed and sockets for another 8Mb of ram. The card is missing the mounting bracket.

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