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post #21 of 44
Perhaps folding?
Or maybe a multi-media center.


hmm.. wish i had some old computers
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post #22 of 44
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Originally Posted by xxhaloownerxx View Post
Perhaps folding?
Or maybe a multi-media center.


hmm.. wish i had some old computers

could get you started on that if youw ant haha have some old p4 stuff alying around i'm looking to get rid of
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post #23 of 44
Folding isn't a bad idea on the P4, but the P3 is likely such a slow folder that it would not be worthwhile, electricity wise, to both with it, just for folding.

A modern system, only folding an hour or two a day would probably beat it.
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post #24 of 44
Games servers would be an ideal use.
 
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post #26 of 44
could they pentium d run a cod4 dedicated server- btw i have a roadrunner connection so its fast- not sure exact speed cause it fluctuates..A LOT

and then could i run a torrent box idea on the p3 at the same time

i just ran speed test and got a 7125 download speed (isnt that really fast?) and a (slow?) 346kbs upstream

do i have the bandwidth for both (down-yes / up maybe?)
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#1 for an HTPC perhaps... there is a section on them here
    
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post #28 of 44
an x300 has a max res of 1240x1024 i would want hidef
and i already have a ps3 and tivo so no need for htpc
(got games internet recoding and bluray)-
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post #30 of 44
I would fold on the first one. Maybe use it as a HTPC or a music pc.
For the second one, I would use it for a downloads server/backup server. I have a P3 doing that right now.
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