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post #21 of 138
Epic find
I've dumpster dived a few old local computer companies sometimes that throw away stuff... but best I've ever gotten was DDR2 RAM from them and that's about it. 10 E8400s, that's awesome...
post #22 of 138
U can sell them here now
post #23 of 138
Dumpster diving was how I got interested in computers when I was about 12 biggrin.gif
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WOOOT im so pumped, thanks all for the awesome posts, and da reps, but i gotsta go eat i had to BOOK home because i thought i had a tail. brb
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ajw93 View Post
Dumpster diving was how I got interested in computers when I was about 12
lol yeah same, my dad worked at a computer shop when I was 10 and I use to dive for parts. sometimes they would throw away brand new computers just because they were a year old and never got sold.
post #26 of 138
Just pick up some thermal paste, and then test them in a 775 board with fairly recent bios. I'm using an e6600 in a server and it's just fine. Heck, if you have a case, you probably have the MB too. It's often cheaper to throw stuff out with big corporations/schools then trouble shoot every little problem. Most likely the issue was just minor.
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post #27 of 138
Find wagon
Go back
Salvage the cases, motherboards, and rest
Put them in wagon
Go home
Reassemble everything
...
PROFIT MOAR

That's probably what I'd do

Heck I wouldn't even ask any janitors before jumping into the dumpster if I ever found something like this
Edited by xd_1771 - 3/22/11 at 1:58pm
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Never return to the scene of the ....uhh dumpster.
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Hook a brother up
    
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