How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

ZDoom LE, Pentium 133's, Windows 98, and DOS 3.1 all go here! A bygone era, of particular interest to some folks.
invictius
Posts: 393
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:44 am

How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by invictius »

I have a p4 prescott that unfortunately has irreplaceable chipset fans. When I had this same problem with another board I'd get a BSOD with things like video encoding but not general use. Maybe only something like NUTS would push it?
User avatar
Graf Zahl
Lead GZDoom+Raze Developer
Lead GZDoom+Raze Developer
Posts: 48358
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2003 10:19 am
Location: Germany

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by Graf Zahl »

I'd rather think that you should stop trying to play games on defective CPUs.

Regarding the question: Do you really believe you get any useful responses to those overly generic questions?
User avatar
wildweasel
Moderator Team Lead
Posts: 21510
Joined: Tue Jul 15, 2003 7:33 pm
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him
Operating System Version (Optional): Windows 10, 21H1
Graphics Processor: nVidia with Vulkan support

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by wildweasel »

Yeah if your chipset fan is going out and can't be replaced, it's time to write it off and get a different chip. You might be able to find something workable at a surplus electronics store, or your local Craigslist, for little money.
invictius
Posts: 393
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:44 am

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by invictius »

Graf Zahl wrote:I'd rather think that you should stop trying to play games on defective CPUs.

Regarding the question: Do you really believe you get any useful responses to those overly generic questions?
Certainly. You know what makes the port behave under certain conditions and getting an answer for a single question can save me up to a few hours of finding out for myself. Sometimes there's simply no way to find out for myself, and I'm happy for a best guess.
User avatar
wildweasel
Moderator Team Lead
Posts: 21510
Joined: Tue Jul 15, 2003 7:33 pm
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him
Operating System Version (Optional): Windows 10, 21H1
Graphics Processor: nVidia with Vulkan support

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by wildweasel »

invictius wrote:getting an answer for a single question can save me up to a few hours of finding out for myself.
Except in a lot of cases you're simply offloading those few hours to someone else.
invictius
Posts: 393
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:44 am

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by invictius »

wildweasel wrote:
invictius wrote:getting an answer for a single question can save me up to a few hours of finding out for myself.
Except in a lot of cases you're simply offloading those few hours to someone else.
Not if they know off the top of their head. Obviously nobody is going to take more than a few minutes to answer something unless they have a special interest in it.

Btw, how am I meant to warp to a certain doom 1 level when recording a demo? -warp 16 brings up "could not find map e1m@" and -warp e1m6 brings up "could not find map e1m0"
User avatar
Graf Zahl
Lead GZDoom+Raze Developer
Lead GZDoom+Raze Developer
Posts: 48358
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2003 10:19 am
Location: Germany

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by Graf Zahl »

Have you tried -warp 1 6 ?
invictius
Posts: 393
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:44 am

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by invictius »

Graf Zahl wrote:Have you tried -warp 1 6 ?
That did it. I think someone left out a space when editing the doom wiki.

Is the technical support section appropriate for an error on hardware that meets the current minimum requirements? (Specifically, opengl2) I'm getting an unusual error regarding not having 3.3, but I'm almost certain that support for 2 hasn't been dropped.
User avatar
Rachael
Admin
Posts: 13102
Joined: Tue Jan 13, 2004 1:31 pm
Preferred Pronouns: She/Her

Re: How much demand did typical levels put on the chipset?

Post by Rachael »

Yes it is.

Return to “Legacy Discussion”