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Old 06-01-2006, 07:11 AM   #1
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This was a gift and i am trying to restore it:

Gateway 2000 4DX2-66V

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Wow! Look at that graphics card. PCI and EISA. That must HAUL! ATI Mach 32 Top of the line in ~91? How things have changed

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Orginial Windows 3.0 My first OS.

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Does anyone have a processor to fit this? It is a socket 3 66 Mhz Intel. I have the ram, it'* on the way from Austraila, mate.
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That thing won't use a Pentium - It'* a 486DX2 I had one of those many, many moons ago
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Your Right Intel It say'* right on the front of the case. Wow, not enough coffee!
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You'll also want/need a copy of Win98 or95. Millenium might run on it, but it'll be tough...
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You'll also want/need a copy of Win98 or95. Millenium might run on it, but it'll be tough...
I am trying to keep this as retro as I can and as close to my mirst computer as possible which was a 486-33

I have copies that you metion above and I do believe 98 will run on this. I think.
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My first computer (that I actually bought) was a Tandy 8088. I still remember getting my first 10 MEG hard ddrive, and wondering how I was ever going to use all that space..
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The first HD in mine was a 212 meg and I thought that was just the cats meow. My have things changed. It is amazing to see waht has happened in the last, well a Tandy (Radio Shack Baby!) 20+ years. It blows me away. Monochrome monitor on that badboy?
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No, I went all out for the 8 color CGA!!! My first upgrade was an EGA card!! 16 whole colors!!!
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WHOA! 16 Colors and a 10 meg drive. Gosh Dang have we ever come a long way. Was you videocard bigger than mine???
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I have about 30-40 CPUS laying around that will fit that.... im a pack rat

i have sone DX2 -100, SX-33, and many others
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