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rackandboneman
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55 votes

Was there ever any reason to wait 30 seconds to restart a c.1995 PC?

43 votes
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Why were floppy drives not any faster?

20 votes

Why didn't early color TV sets accept RGB input?

19 votes

Was photographic film ever used for digital data storage?

17 votes

What PC "Clone" technology standards were introduced by clone manufacturers?

16 votes

Why did Commodore sell CPUs to its competitors?

13 votes

What were practical uses of SCSI floppy drives?

12 votes
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How to obtain CPU and other hardware specs for emulator development

11 votes

Is there any advantage of a ceramic microprocessor over a plastic one?

10 votes

DIY Project using 1970s 8-bit CPU, is it possible?

10 votes

Why did CPU designers in the 70s prioritize reducing pin count?

9 votes

Why did some early CPUs use external math chips?

8 votes

S-100 bus and device drivers

8 votes

Should 486s have a heatsink?

8 votes

Checklist for powering up an Apple IIgs?

8 votes

How can a ST-412 MFM hard drive be integrated with a modern PC?

7 votes

Where to find thermal paper for Aquarius or Commodore printer?

7 votes

What is the oldest computer capable of running a modern version of GNU/Linux?

7 votes
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Serial Receipt Printer Garbage

7 votes

How to get Windows XP to detect a DB-15 gameport joystick?

7 votes
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Was there ever a kilowatt workstation?

7 votes
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How to SSH from Amiga to remote Linux host

6 votes

How did the IBM PC handle multiple physical devices serving memory at the same physical address?

6 votes

LCD Displays with the Intel 8080

6 votes

Do retro-microcontrollers exist?

5 votes

How do you recognize an early production model Commodore 64?

5 votes

Why do programmable sound generators like SID include a noise generator?

5 votes

What were the 9 VAC pins used for on the Commodore 64 User Port?

5 votes

Graphics chips in 1980

5 votes
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What are best techniques for repairing a chemically damaged PCB?