My 486 Laptop Arrived!


This morning I went to the coffee shop down the road for a heavily caffeinated beverage only to come home and discover a parcel on the kitchen table: My Toshiba 486 machine! The shipping was pretty fast considering I only ordered and paid for it yesterday!

Here are the complete specs of this monster machine:

Toshiba Satellite T2150CDT

  • Processor: GenuineIntel 80486DX4
  • Memory: 16MB
  • Audio: ESS 688 AudioDrive (220)
  • HDD: 530MB Unit
  • FDD: Toshiba PA2652U 3.5" 1.44MB
  • ODD: Toshiba CD-ROM XM-1102B


  • Manufacturer: Chips & Technologies
  • Chip Type: F65545
  • Memory: 1MB
  • Features: DirectDraw 1.00

Official Toshiba Driver & Information Page

I'm going to install PC DOS 2000, Windows 3.0a and all my retro games on one partition, and FreeBSD on the other for a uni project. Yeah!

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