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What to do with old system..

post #1 of 18
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So I have and old system laying around at home, with no clue what to do with it!

Specs are:
  • Antec 900 case
  • 750w PSU (forget brand)
  • AM2 Dual-Core 6000+
  • DDR2 800MHz (forget brand)
  • GTX 260 XFX BE
  • Some MSI board (think it doesnt work properly.. restarts computer randomly.. probably going to replace with a Gigabyte board)
  • 250GB HDD SATA
  • CD/DVD RW Combo SATA


If anything I will be rebuilding it to see how much I can overclock it
I may fix it up fully, put some CCFL's in, fan controller and possibliy sell it, but Im not sure for how much..

Need some ideas with what to do with it!
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Ye Olde Computer
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post #2 of 18
Sell it and buy something nice for your gf/bf. There is a good chunk of people that want broken parts
Edited by Heavymetal.fan - 7/21/09 at 5:26pm
    
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post #3 of 18
i say sell it and liquid cool your current rig
post #4 of 18
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Originally Posted by dominique120 View Post
i say sell it and liquid cool your current rig
^ what I would do.
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post #5 of 18
Folding
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post #6 of 18
I also agree on folding, that card will get you easy 5k ppd.
    
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post #7 of 18
sell it
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post #8 of 18
Feed it to the sharks known as "For Sale."
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by Socom View Post
I also agree on folding, that card will get you easy 5k ppd.
Use it for folding. Its good for the cause.
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post #10 of 18
Thread Starter 
Hmm folding does seem like a good idea!
May re-build it and use it for folding until I can get a buyer for it..

I dont think Ill sell it for watercooling though..
Ye Olde Computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.9GHz, 1.456v Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P x2 PowerColor 4890 PCS+ CrossFire'd x2 Patriot 2GB (4GB) DDR3 1600mhz 7-6-6-18-24-1T 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
x2 Seagate 500GB SATA Pioneer SATA DVDRW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" CHMEI 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Antec 850w CP-850 Antec 1200 Razer Deathadder w/ Hyperglide Skates 
Mouse Pad
Razer eXactMat Duo 
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Ye Olde Computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.9GHz, 1.456v Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P x2 PowerColor 4890 PCS+ CrossFire'd x2 Patriot 2GB (4GB) DDR3 1600mhz 7-6-6-18-24-1T 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
x2 Seagate 500GB SATA Pioneer SATA DVDRW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" CHMEI 1680x1050 
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Razer Lycosa Antec 850w CP-850 Antec 1200 Razer Deathadder w/ Hyperglide Skates 
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Razer eXactMat Duo 
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