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post #11 of 21
First thing i do is beat off to my upgrades
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post #12 of 21
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post #13 of 21
When I replaced my 5750 with a GTX460, I stored the 5750 in the packaging of my new one

I had a 9600GT before the 5750, so I gave it to my local computer guy so he could SLI and get a free HSF

After that I OC the hell out of it and bench it, then be sensible on the 24/7 clocks
Edited by Jesse^_^ - 1/31/11 at 7:46am
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post #14 of 21
Up to two years ago +/- most of my replaced parts were given to friends or donated to the local high school. now everything is stored away for futre use. If parts leave my closet it’s more of a loaned status of indefinate period with a stepulation of return upon replacement if still working.
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post #15 of 21
I just upgrade my secondary rig, and then old hardware from my secondary rig gets sold or given away.
The secondary actually is acting as my GF's computer.
they had an old compaq that took 25 minutes to turn on when i started dating her.

they now have an athlon X2 6000+ with 2gb of ram and an HD4850. They have also gained a DD-WRT wireless system via E1000 router.
post #16 of 21
Build More Computers, Overclock More.
post #17 of 21
I always justify new purchases to my wife by saying I will recoup money by selling the old part on Craigslist, to date I have not sold anything except the 5770 I won from sapphire, and I didnt even open it before I did. I generally give it to friends. For instance, have a buddy that has done so much work on my cars over the years and never asked for anything in return. Out of my spare parts we build him a quad core machine with a 4870 toxic, he only had to spend $150 on a few things I didnt have.
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post #18 of 21
Sell the old parts to finance the new ones
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post #19 of 21
Sell the parts.

Where? OCN Marketplace of course!

Always someone out there that you could help out with a low price
    
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post #20 of 21
I usually ask around if some friends/family need a computer, if not then I will Post flyers/ads and its usually gone quick.
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