Guys take a look at this qbus cpu board on Ebay :-)

From: Doc <>
Date: Fri Apr 19 18:24:20 2002

On Fri, 19 Apr 2002, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> The trick is to run a good OS, and carefully craft a system to run it using
> good parts.

  Absolutely. Plus, IMHO, 2 other major players in PC instability.
Fully half the constant-crash problems I see on home-built or local-shop
PCs are due to improper cooling and/or a cheap low-Watt PSU.
  I worked on an E-Machine a couple of weeks ago that was delivered with
a K6/2 450 CPU and a $10 HS/fan combo, with no thermal paste at all. A
7200rpm ATA100 drive, CD-RW, Jazz drive, and 90W PSU. The owner told
me "It crashes a lot." Duh....
  I run at least a 300W PSU and lots o' fans on anything I want stable.
It's louder, more expensive, and probably excessive. It gives me warm &

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