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post #21 of 38
Donate it to the Syrillian cause, you might not get much but I'm sure all donations are welcome.
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post #22 of 38
You MOD it. Drill it, Grind it, Have fun with it. Try your hand at building a donor build that you don't make money on. You just gift it to someone who needs one. Ask some teachers in one of the local High Schools what student needs a starter computer more than anyone else. Do some good with it. Make it a Mission.
    
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post #23 of 38
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post
You MOD it. Drill it, Grind it, Have fun with it. Try your hand at building a donor build that you don't make money on. You just gift it to someone who needs one. Ask some teachers in one of the local High Schools what student needs a starter computer more than anyone else. Do some good with it. Make it a Mission.
+Rep, this is a wonderful idea. A lot of us PC builders really should consider donating our old hardware and builds to those that really need it.
    
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post #24 of 38
Steel bin at work is a great place.
post #25 of 38
My Apevia sat in my room and I gutted a lot of stuff out of it, until I sold it to a friend of mine who was doing a build. I sold it nice and cheap.
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post #26 of 38
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I would except my area is really unsafe. Just last night I heard gunshots (I hear them at least once a month anyway).

Do people actually use that website often?
Do you really expect to be capped by a nerdy computer person when selling a cheap computer case?

OT, they generally collect dust, some of them get assigned to server or HTPC duties.
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post #27 of 38
Keep it for a spare.
post #28 of 38
I recycle it, I mean its only cardboard....
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post #29 of 38
sell it or use it to practice mods

i got a antec sonata ii that i will use to practice and then chuck it after salvaging all that i can
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post #30 of 38
this is also a problem for me. i've got a ABS canyon 595 and nothing to do with it. i dislike this 35 rep thing, but i understand some day..

more importantly than this case, I have a growing heap of older components that nobody really wants.. .. My plan with that stuff is to let it build up and find free parts and assemble as complete builds to donate. It's not really worth selling of 12 or so items for $10-$40 a piece, running around shipping everything...

The last company I worked for had an electronics recycling company come in about every 6 months and take A LOT of old mostly useless equipment. I have no idea what they ultimately do with any of it though... I have a friend who always rants about how recycling really doesn't exist, "those bastards just take it to the trash dump"
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