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just as the title states, are they worthless or worth selling?
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Not unelss you have Xeon Dunnigton chips (which are extremely hard to find and costly.)

Everything else is Netburst based (Pentium 4) while the Dunnington chips are based on the Core 2 architecture.
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post #3 of 16
Well, if you can sell them locally it is cheaper than recycling them..
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Probably not..



unless it comes with like Windows Server 2003.. Might be worth something to a small business that has the same server but doesn't want to upgrade yet.
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yea they all have windows server 03 and scsi raid setup in raid. but, they are mostly netburst arch. i think i have one with dunnington arch.
Edited by downlinx - 3/7/11 at 10:44am
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btw are any of the components worth selling, ie ram, cpu's, case?
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by downlinx View Post
btw are any of the components worth selling, ie ram, cpu's, case?
Server cases & PSU's usually don't loose value so you could sell them pretty easily.

The RAM as well.

Drives (because they are SCSI) won't go for as much as you'd hope, but Ebay buyers will spend a good portion of money on them.

CPU's can sell alright, but like I said; old Netburst so it's a hard sell sometimes.
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Server cases & PSU's usually don't loose value so you could sell them pretty easily.

The RAM as well.

Drives (because they are SCSI) won't go for as much as you'd hope, but Ebay buyers will spend a good portion of money on them.

CPU's can sell alright, but like I said; old Netburst so it's a hard sell sometimes.
yea scsi dont sell as they are outdated, but i will see about selling the ram thanks Tot
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no prob.
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post #10 of 16
Don't listen to the haters, I'm running an ESXi server with a single P4, works fine if you have enough RAM.

Just because something's old, doesn't mean it's suddenly terrible. Despite the lack of Intel's Vanderpool/VT, the performance is hardly impacted. The only thing you might miss is USB passthrough.
    
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