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can dos run on a system with no cpu ????

 
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naty
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2004 12:07 pm     Post subject: can dos run on a system with no cpu ???? Reply with quote

I open an old pc thats runing dos.... and find the cpu socket empty

can be possible.... or Im missing something???

thanks Laughing
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Frenkel
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2004 12:28 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you sure it's the cpu socket and not a fpu socket?
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naty
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2004 3:02 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Frenkel wrote:
Are you sure it's the cpu socket and not a fpu socket?


there ar no other socket around Shifty
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Unknown_K
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2004 10:55 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

surface mount processor (common in later 386SX and 486 SX chips), they usualy have a socket for a math coprocessor and maybe a DX upgrade processor.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 10, 2005 8:13 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

As far as i know only the 386 SX has the feature to add a FPU, the 486 SX has a disabled integrated FPU.
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