At the bottom of this post I'll discuss the other projects I've been working on that haven't been updated in a while.
I am very excited to introduce my newest old computer. I've been wanting to work on a late 1990s PC for a long time, and I finally found one that will make for a fun project. There were a few arbitrary requirements that the PC had to fulfill for me to buy it:
- It had to be beige.
- It had to be able to at least boot to the BIOS.
- It needed to be built no later than 1999.
- It needed to have room for expansions.
- Most vitally and importantly, it absolutely had to have a turbo button.
So here's what I ended up buying.
It's so beautiful. This is clearly a computer that needs some love. Definitely some retr0brighting and front bay covers at the very least. But this is just the front. Let's take a look at the other parts.