AT 286 Uses (was: Re: Taken: AT 286 motherboard with mathco)
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 16:06:15 CDT 2007
On 10/14/07, Bryan Pope <bpope at wordstock.com> wrote:
> And thusly were the wise words spake by Roy J. Tellason
> > My question is, what are these good for these days? What sort of use could
> > something like this be put to?
> Playing Wolfenstein 3D? :)
That reminds me of all the 286s in Hamfests I saw 15+ years ago -
Wolf3D every direction you turned, until people got tired of hauling
286s to Hamfests to watch them not sell.
It was a long time until sellers found a new "attract" program to pull
in buyers. At least the smoothness of the animation could give you a
rough idea of the overall performance of the system - much better than
quoting megahertz and waitstates.
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