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Sham bam bamina!
Nov 6, 2012

ƨtupid cat


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rotor
Jun 11, 2001

the old man
and the c


Lutha Mahtin posted:

do these nerds remember the days of athlons with no heat spreaders when people would be installing the heatsink and crunch whoops that was the die

I did that but my cpu still worked v:shobon:v

EMILY BLUNTS
Jan 1, 2005



the little foam bumpers on athlons so it would sort of self-level
the awful lever clips on p4
when you thought PIII took a lot of pressure to apply the clip and HEY AMD HERE WITH A HOT NEW CPU

atomicthumbs
Dec 26, 2010


We're in the business of extending man's senses.


Locker Room Zubaz posted:

they couldnt make the pins any smaller

Here comes Silicon Graphics to save the day.





moron izzard
Nov 17, 2006



Grimey Drawer

im pretty sure you just made an xkcd comic there

flakeloaf
Feb 26, 2003

Still better than android clock



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You Am I
May 20, 2001

Me @ your poasting



Lutha Mahtin posted:

do these nerds remember the days of athlons with no heat spreaders when people would be installing the heatsink and crunch whoops that was the die
Oh god the horrible memories.

pram posted:

yes because the heatsink was held on by that stupid clip thing you had to press down super hard on. socket a was poo poo
I was working at a computer store when the Athlons were big news, and always dreaded putting the clip on the CPU socket. was worried the plastic latch would snap off the socket or I'd slip with the screw driver and rip up the tracks on the motherboard

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atomicthumbs
Dec 26, 2010


We're in the business of extending man's senses.


flakeloaf posted:

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if you touch the pads, the computer no longer works. because they decided to use loving wire bristles to make the essential parts of a high-end graphics workstation connect together.

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