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Re: ISA/PCI Questions



Building is easy, but everytime I price it I can find a complete system for
less money.

Joe
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Amirault" <ramirault@erols.com>
To: "Brian Wruble" <bwruble@ix.netcom.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, November 12, 2000 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ISA/PCI Questions


> Why buy one? Get a motherboard and build your own. I just built a new
system
> for Slot 1 chips that has both PCI and ISA slots. It's really not all that
> hard, however it's not really cheaper than buying a complete system. At
> least when you build one, you get *everything* you want (don't have to
> upgrade anything)
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Wruble" <bwruble@ix.netcom.com>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Sunday, November 12, 2000 11:40 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] ISA/PCI Questions
>
>
> > Hi all:
> >
> > As my older PCs reach the end of their useful lives,  I find that the
new
> > ones seem to lack ISA slots.   They typically have 2 or 3 spare PCI
slots
> > only.  This is of concern since I use a Kansas City Tracker/Tuner which
> > requires an ISA slot.    I am nursing an old, slow Pentium machine along
> in
> > order to have a "home" for the KCTT.
> >
> > Has anyone found a PC manufacturer still offering ISA slots with an
> advanced
> > (P-III or equivalent) PC?  Who manufactures PCs with the most expansion
> > slots of both kinds?
> >
> >
> >
> > Tnx for any thoughts.
> >
> >  73 de Brian W3BW
> >
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