December 20, 2019
I’ve built a Pentium 4 computer two weeks ago, but i forgot to post it, because of lack of time. I'm using Win2000 on it, because Windows 98SE is a pain in the ass with drivers ( the celeron pc luckily had a lan card so I can use it with the p4 machine since that has no integrated lan, windows 2000 recognizes the lan card instantly, but windows 98 doesn't since it only supports 3c905-tx-m or 3c905b-tx-m by default, but i have 3c905c-tx-m card), and not XP, because I had bad experiences it, like BSOD or lock ups, and it's not very nostalgic for me, even if i used it a lot.
- Codegen 6009 computer case
- Gigabyte GA-8PE667 (AGP 1.5V, max 4x speed(8x works but at 4x)) motherboard with original box, driver cd, manual, however my friend forgot its I/O back plate in his PC, fortunately i had a compatible back plate.
- Intel Pentium 4 @ 2.0A GHz (Northwood 512kB cache) with Titan branded cooler
- 1,5 GB DDR1 RAM (266 MHz as BIOS says)
- Seagate U6 ST340810A 40 GB HDD
- Benq CD-ROM drive 52x speed
- Pioneer DVD-RW writer
- Mitsumi FDD
- Gainward Geforce FX 5200 128 MB PCI -> it'll be replaced to AGP videocard somewhen
- SB Live! 5.1 SB0220 Sound card
- 3com Ethernet card (3c905c-tx-m)
- Leadtek Winfast TV2000 XP Expert tuner card(with remote control, IR sensor, FM cable, S-video cable splitter, all the goodies: )
Probably in the past this whole thing would've cost ~1000$ or more, but I got some of the parts for free (motherboard, CPU + cooler, RAM, sound card, tuner card).
Also, the end of the decade of 2010 is going to end in 11 days! To sum up what's happened with my life: I went through lots of mental trauma, had ups and downs, but at least I got enrolled into technical high school and i'm preparing for my final exams which are due on May 2020. So that's all for now. Btw, the Winfast card rocks! :))