Author Archives: kornakar

Repairing my retro pc

The bulged capacitor I inspected my main retro pc’s capacitors and found out that one of them was already bulged and leaking. The capacitor was between two PCI slots, one of which has my Sound Blaster in it. The PC … Lue loppuun

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Four new retrolan PCs!

Compaqs to the rescue I was given four Compaq Deskpro computers as donation via an internet forum. Three of them have a Pentium III 866 MHz processor and one has a Celeton 700 MHz processor. All computers have 256 MB … Lue loppuun

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Building a retrolan PC from spare parts

We needed more spare PCs for the upcoming lanparty, so I decided to buy an old PC from an internet forum. It was only 5 € and had decent components, so I decided to buy it. It had the following … Lue loppuun

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The Retrolan

How it all started Back in the late 90’s we held some LAN parties in which we played the latest games at the time, such as Unreal Tournament 99 and Quake 3. So one time me and my friends started … Lue loppuun

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The first setup

So this is where it all started. My first retrolan pc setup. I guess it was an Athlon 1200MHz with 368MB of SDRAM and a Radeon 7200 GPU. Oh, and notice the old keyboard with no Windows keys. The blue … Lue loppuun

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