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post #11 of 17
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hmmm ok ill look at it. what other ideas you guys got though? would rather get all the input i can on one post instead of double posting smile.gif
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post #12 of 17
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Ok for one of the computers i decided on a proxy server using squid.
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post #13 of 17

Fold then make one of them a firewall with untangled

 
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post #14 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by matt1898 View Post

Its great, will make you feel all warm inside


and keep you warm on the outside too once they heat up your room biggrin.gif
    
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post #15 of 17
donated them to sombody who would use/need them.. I've given away several computers and its feels great giving. Sombody you know knows somebody that needs a computer.
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post #16 of 17
Wish i had the funds to fold. I might grab a bunch of 9800GT's and fold at some point.

As i told you Harry. Sell them and pour those funds into your current rig. Your system could use a ATX board with the 990FX chipset.
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post #17 of 17
What are the specs of the two machines? Folding and boincing might not be worth it.

Maybe take the better ports of the two machines and make them one, maybe a home file server / HTPC. Then give the lower parts build away to some one in need or power it off and save it as a backup...
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