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post #21 of 41
If you're interested in the cluster idea, go for it.

Who cares if they can be replaced by a single modern pc / you have no need for it (fold), the learning experience will probably be a lot of fun.

Not many people that can say they have their own cluster.
post #22 of 41
Oh lord why were they torturing the young ones with old P3's
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post #23 of 41
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post
Donate them, and set as a tax write off for original MSRP ofthe comps?
Good Idea.

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Make a router out of one.

Make a linux box out of one.

Bury one underground while it is turned on, and see how long it lasts (either connect a monitor up to it or network cable so you can still access it).

Run a screwdriver across the motherboard while one is on and see what happens.

Pack one full of fireworks, then light them off while it is on and see what happens.

Take the motherboard out of one of them, and microwave it in a microwave you don't care about.

I think that takes care of all 6 of them.
Better idea.
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post #24 of 41
they're dell's....EXECUTE THEM!!!11!!11!

love the amount of "free space" in them

edit: where are the fans on the cpu cooler?
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post #25 of 41
I like the idea of burying one and seeing how long it lasts.

The older dells were built like brick sh..(poop)t houses. I'd give it a few days before it overheated.
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they're dell's....EXECUTE THEM!!!11!!11!

love the amount of "free space" in them

edit: where are the fans on the cpu cooler?
Back then Dell used passive heatsinks, and had a blower on the case, it was a green shroud.
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post #27 of 41
Melt them down for the gold in them, thats honestly the only value they have. Yknow how hard it is to get rid of P4 systems much more a p3 system.
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post #28 of 41
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Donate them, and set as a tax write off for original MSRP ofthe comps?
I like how you support the already deep-in-debt country

on the other note: fry eggs with them! they output a lot of heat iirc
    
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post #29 of 41
I will mail you an exact model for the 7th haha.
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I like the LAN party idea. Or folding.
    
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