Mark Jenkins -- Desktop Towers

Asus A8V and AMD Athlon 64 system with DDR1 and MSI NV35 AGP 8x


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At the end of the Win XP era, the previous owner commissioned a builder to assemble a system with excellent XP compatibility.

This Asus system straddles the older vs newer from those times:

Old: New:

This is a well cared for collector's item which can illustrate the power of AGP video cards at their peak. Licensed, DRM-free copies of Quake (1) and Quake III Arena from Good Old Games are included in this bundle.

An extremely poor choice for a day to day computer in 2023. A few hundred dollars can go so much further elsewhere in the secondary market. This is an expensive tower system for those who those who appreciate the retro collectability.

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