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What should I do with it?

no suggesting blowing it up into million pieces and sale is not worth it.
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What are the specs of it?
Instead of blowing it up, why not make use of it?
Make a file server, SSH server, linux box, tons of uses.
post #3 of 16
Take the hard drive for storage.
Sell it on Craigs List?
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Originally Posted by mbudden;13103822 
What are the specs of it?
Instead of blowing it up, why not make use of it?
Make a file server, SSH server, linux box, tons of uses.

I assume its going to be some intel p4 with 512mb.

I meant "dont suggest blowing it up" sorry. What is a "linux box"? I think I am going to use it as a file server but I dont think id use it as much as i would.
    
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Force it to fold! ninja.gif

Otherwise Craigslist will probably get you around $100 for it.
    
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Drag it behind your car?
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post #7 of 16
What a Riddle, How to Destroy it without using explosives or my hand or any hand i control......

Casually poor Gasoline (Or any other flammable liquid) around the computer and very casually light a match, drop it, and walk away without looking at it. Because we all know that cool guys don't look at explosions.
post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf;13103844 
Force it to fold! ninja.gif

Otherwise Craigslist will probably get you around $100 for it.

im sure it doesn't have a video card, even if it does, it would get 500pd most. Plus electric bill would increase for such little points.

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Originally Posted by derickwm;13103863 
Drag it behind your car?
I think i will hook it up to my truck.
    
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234;13103837 
I assume its going to be some intel p4 with 512mb.

I meant "dont suggest blowing it up" sorry. What is a "linux box"? I think I am going to use it as a file server but I dont think id use it as much as i would.

Run linux on it. From there you can do many different things.
Or make a FreeNAS or a UnRAID box for storage off your local drives.
post #10 of 16
Give it so someone who cannot afford a pc so they can check emails and stuff.
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