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Old 12-01-2005, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'll be building my own computer in a month or so, and what was wondering what if anything I should try to save on my old computer

833 intel Processor
196 Meg ram
48x CD drive 4x burner
48x cd drive
40 gig HD
Window's ME
15 inch monitor
Crappy old HP case with manyt things broken off from getting pissed and kicking it

I'm thinking maybee the CD burner, and possibly the HD, but other than that I don't see much worth keeping

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Old 12-01-2005, 04:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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keep it. That would make a nice file server, or apache server. Or if you have a favorite game you like to play, you can host your own dedicated servers.

And if you want to get rid of it, you could sell it on TF.

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Old 12-01-2005, 05:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I second keeping it. I have a P3 1.2 Ghz, Asus motherboard, that runs Windows XP. It works fine and my kids have great use of it.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Haha. I still use my old dual-P2. Makes a nice Linux-box. The case was beat up on mine too, so I bought a new cheapo-brand case for it =)
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Old 12-01-2005, 06:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I love old computers. I have a few laying around. Fun to play with and to test stuff on that you are afraid might blow up your nice PC. I have an old optiplex that changes OSes and roles in my network like every 3 days.

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Old 12-01-2005, 07:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Hmm never thought of that. Thanks I'll keep it around
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Old 12-01-2005, 07:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'd keep it for sure. There are plenty of reasons to keep it...check this out LINKY

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