Vintage PC

 Just two months ago I was given a free classic maxi tower, these kinds of cases are somewhat rare these days so I immediately said I would take it when offered.

Today I added a second maxi tower to my ever growing case collection. It is as the previous one ATX format and has six external 5.25″ slots.

So how relevant are these kinds of cases to the Amiga?

Well, back in 1997 the coolest thing you could do was to hack your trusty A1200 into the biggest tower you could find, head for a really tall building and scream -Amiga, back for the future.

Then when you arrived at home again adoring your gigantic Amiga tower packed of  PC crushing  power you added a huge Amiga sticker to your tower so that your friends would not mistake your server-size chassis for a run of the mill Quake-gaming computer (while you wished your A1200 030 25Mhz ran Quake faster than your buddy’s P166).

Wow, how times have changed…

This Easter was the perfect opportunity for me to go into my closet and find out exactly what kind of old vintage PC hardware I had been stockpiling during fall/winter 2007.

So after some digging I found this:


386 motherboard, I think it was clocked at 16 MHz.