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Comment: Dosbox with accelerated 3DFX emulation coming soon (Score 1) 585

by apn_k (#36174518) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: DOSBox, or DOS Box?
Check this topic: They already have an executable compiled for anyone to test out. Plus you can use it to run the original voodoo drivers for windows 95 - 98 for hardware accelerated Direct 3D games. Here's a gallery of 3DMark '99, using the DirectX 6 benchmark in dosbox: You can download the compiled test executable ( on this page in the forums:

Comment: Re:Ok wtf is wrong with the layout (Score 1) 2254

by apn_k (#35006610) Attached to: Slashdot Launches Re-Design
Ok I enabled scripts for like it said on the options page, but now firefox is taking up 30% cpu time and it shows that there is 50% usage on one of my cpu cores. My machine is a AMD64 x2 4200+ running at 2.2ghz 2gig's ram Winxp sp3, FireFox version (yes it's an old version I know), but that constant cpu load shouldn't be happening.

What sin has not been committed in the name of efficiency?