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Save them so when my ATI/AMD cards die I have a fallback smile.gif
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Yeah the old lady will like that I'm cleaning up that's for sure. She has plans for that bedroom, and I think it will cost me alot more than the Titan.

I have settled on a case for the 8800 GTX though. One of the ones people put championship footballs or basketballs in. Yes she thinks I'm a lunatic...lol
post #23 of 32
Order of preference: Sell, lend (err...give away), use in an old rig, or will them to my kids.
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Yeah the old lady will like that I'm cleaning up that's for sure. She has plans for that bedroom, and I think it will cost me alot more than the Titan.

I have settled on a case for the 8800 GTX though. One of the ones people put championship footballs or basketballs in. Yes she thinks I'm a lunatic...lol
Uh oh. Guess one of those cards might become a toy for a little one, just like mine wink.gif
I may be jumping to conclusions...
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This is what I do with mine:

Always adding to the collection, gonna need a bigger hutch soon.

picture.php?albumid=401&pictureid=2046
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Edited by mxthunder - 3/22/13 at 7:16pm
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bigeyedsmiley.png Are you Jen-Hsun Huang..really? wow.
post #27 of 32
Definitely keep them if you can. 20-30 years from now, you'll look back at this collection and think "oh how silly technology used to be"
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The clear choice is to mail them to me so I can put them to use in the PCs I'm building for a nonprofit organization I've started smile.gif I have been collecting lots of unwanted computers and parts, which I am refurbishing and using to build new computers which are donated to the local "battered women's shelter" to help these brave women to have a chance to get back on their feet and start a new life for themselves. Initially the computers go to the shelter but as more and more are built, I am giving them to women who are about to run out of time in their stay. The way the world is so Internet based anymore, I figure that if they don't have access to the Internet, their chances of getting a job are diminished even further. It's also a way to help them regain control over their lives, after having been controlled by fear and pain for so long.
I have been overwhelmed by the response, as initially it was just something that I was going to do here and there in my free time, but I already have a second person working with me and I can't keep up with the need for parts (hard drives are the worst, always running out). I am even in talks with a local ISP who are seriously considering providing each of these women with up to a year of free DSL or Cable Internet access!

I figure that if I have a talent or skill, it's worthless unless I use it to help others. I am even trying to get "Learn Computer Basics" classes started so as to provide these women with a new skill set, however limited it may be.
   
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post #29 of 32
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This is what I do with mine:

Always adding to the collection, gonna need a bigger hutch soon.

picture.php?albumid=401&pictureid=2046
DSC_0656.JPG

OMG redface.gif
post #30 of 32
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This is what I do with mine:

Always adding to the collection, gonna need a bigger hutch soon.

picture.php?albumid=401&pictureid=2046
DSC_0656.JPG

That is beautiful. I always wanted to do that but due to constantly moving around never was able to collect hardware as it's just extra weight to carry around.
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