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I have a co-worker who will sell me his 940 for 100 dollars. Wanted to know if this would be worth it, especially since I do not have any x58 components.

I would love to turn it into a folding only machine, but how expensive does that look nowadays?
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You might be able to find a good deal on some x58 components here on OCN, but I'm not sure how good of a deal that really is since you'd have to buy additional hardware to put it to use.
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look in the OCN market place or on Ebay for an x58 board and any other component you might need.. you probably will end up build a nice rig fairly cheap if you shop right thumb.gif
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I have a co-worker who will sell me his 940 for 100 dollars. Wanted to know if this would be worth it, especially since I do not have any x58 components.
I would love to turn it into a folding only machine, but how expensive does that look nowadays?

100bucks is an awesome deal for an i7 940. you can get cheap x58 boards here in the marketplace. if you don't want that cpu I can buy that from you for tongue.gif
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Nice guys, appreciate the replies. I was thinking it might make a good folder for now, or even something to sell down the road. The chip is BNIB, so I am looking forward to talking to him soon!
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