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  1. RetroRob

    Tell us about your gaming PC!?!?!

    "The Rig": CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 GPU: AMD RX-480, 8GB VRAM RAM: 16GB (2 @ 8GB) Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 Cooling: Stock i3 fan & heatsink, 2x 120mm case fans exhaust, 1x 120mm blue LED case fan, intake Motherboard: Gigabyte H-170 Ultra Durable Case: Antec One SSD: Samsung 750 EVO HDD: WD...
  2. RetroRob

    Bought a pentium laptop with display issue

    A common method to reflow a board is to put it in the oven. I'll confess that I have no idea what temperature or for how long to do it, but I know that others have done this to surprisingly successful results.
  3. RetroRob


    So, the main use my Raspberry Pi 3B now is my RetroPie setup. I've acquired around 3500 ROMs for all sorts of consoles like Atari 2600/5200/7800, Lynx, SMS, Genesis, 32X, NES, SNES, Game Boy, and even arcade. Best little micro console in my opinion. Space is an issue for me since I live in an...
  4. RetroRob

    Bought a pentium laptop with display issue

    It could be the display hardware itself that's broken or otherwise inoperative, if connecting it to an external monitor doesn't do anything.
  5. RetroRob

    Color IIc Monitor

    So I was looking into maybe buying an Apple IIc because the design language appeals to me and the II series has a lot of good software. I do like the monochrome green phosphor monitor the IIc was often sold with, but did they ever make a color monitor of similar size? I don't have much space to...
  6. RetroRob


    I'm RetroRob, but you can call me Rob or Robert. I'm not sure when exactly I got into retro tech, but I imagine it was somewhere around 12 or 13 when I was introduced to my older sister's SNES. I was born in 1996 so I'm not exactly "retro" myself, but I like to think I'm a fan of the classics...