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Turbo Button

By gwailo247
Jan 6, 2011
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  1. Now there was some magic. 2.6 Mhz get shot up to a staggering 4 Mhz. It made my little sailors in Ancient Art of War at Sea run around like crackheads.

    Then I when I actually read the manual and discovered you can set a jumper to make it permanently Turbo, that was heaven. The count to 640K RAM went twice as fast, and before you knew it, after the grunt of the 5 1/4 drive seeking,.....c:\>

    I wish I remembered how long it took to boot. Wonder what progress we've made since 1986?
  2. ucould2

    ucould2 TS Guru Posts: 271

    I don't actually remember computers being able to boot by themselves back in that date that you mentioned and I forgot straight away after I read it..did I read wait I was putting the washing on and making three cups of coffee before that cursor I did see...illuminate

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