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Postby CDRecorder on Sun Jun 01, 2003 1:57 am

I have 5 that run, and I am currently building a sixth out of really old spare parts.


Gateway Solo 1450 Laptop
Celeron 1.2GHz
512 MB PC133 SDRAM
20GB Hard Drive
Matshita UJDA340 8x8x24 CD-RW

Athlon Thunderbird 1.2GHz
1024 MB PC133 SDRAM (running at PC100 speeds)
60GB Maxtor HDD
Lite-On LTR-48125W 48x12x48 CD-RW
Benq 4824P 48x24x48 CD-RW

Daewoo CB649M-SI
Celeron 366MHz
256 MB PC100 SDRAM (running at PC66 speeds)
60GB Maxtor HDD
Philips PCRW1208 12x8x36 CD-RW
Lite-On LTR-12101B 12x10x32 CD-RW

Daewoo CB649M-SI (this isn't a duplicate, I do have two machines with this board)
Celeron 366MHz
288 MB SD-RAM (PC100 and PC133, running at PC66 speeds)
30GB Maxtor HDD
Lite-On LTR-32123S 32x12x40 CD-RW
Top-G (Hi-Val) 52x CD-ROM

Gateway 4DX2/66V
486DX2 CPU running at 66MHz
4GB Maxtor HDD
Samsung 32x CD-ROM

FIC 486 motherboard (this is the system that I am putting together from spare parts)
486DX4 OverDrive CPU running at 100MHz
6GB Quantum Fireball HDD
EDEE 16x CD-ROM (anyone heard of these?)

Edit: I put the poll back. I used to have one, but I must have accidentally deleted it. :(

Edit Again: Now all of the poll options show up twice, and I can't change it when I "edit" the post! Can one of the admins fix this?

Yet Another Edit: The poll is gone again! What's going on? :-?
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Postby UALOneKPlus on Sun Jun 01, 2003 8:04 am

currently 4 plus a work one.

my new pc due to arrive in a week will make it 5 :)
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Postby TheWizard on Sun Jun 01, 2003 8:55 am

3 assembled and working right now, although I always have spare parts coming in and out of here all the time. I could put together another PC if I so desire, but it would just be a vanity machine anyway, so who cares? :P
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Postby Action Jackson on Sun Jun 01, 2003 10:06 am

3. I could have 4 but don't have enough pieces.
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Postby hoxlund on Sun Jun 01, 2003 10:20 am

7 working and 2 gutted for parts

all computers pentium 3 equivelant or higher
Thermaltake Core X5 Snow Edition TG Case
Corsair RM1000 Power Supply
MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC
AMD Threadripper 1950x @ 4.1GHz
Custom Loop w/ EK MSI x399 Monoblock
G.Skill 4x8GB DDR4 3200 RGB Memory
MSI 1080Ti Lightning X Video Card
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Postby MonteLDS on Sun Jun 01, 2003 11:48 am

umm... I guess I have 3 sort of.

a compaq P200, 16MB of onboard SDRAM, and a bigfoot 2 gig drive.

then their that Athloon 1700 XP one I built for my parents w/ DVD-ROM, 24x CD-RW on an Asus board... which one i forget.. 256 DDR PC2700

then of course their is my box :) see signture
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Postby aviationwiz on Sun Jun 01, 2003 12:16 pm

3 running computers.

Pentium 4 1.6 GHZ
Athlon XP 1700+
Pentium 4 2.53 GHZ

Looking at getting an iBook later this year.
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Postby Dartman on Sun Jun 01, 2003 12:24 pm

I kinda have 2 but most of the family computers here are built from my spare parts. My sister here has the other one in the house but it's all my parts. I also have a couple of complete mother boards that could be made into boxes if I got a case or 2 and a few parts.
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Postby BuddhaTB on Sun Jun 01, 2003 12:39 pm

4 Computers

AMD Athlon XP 1800+
Sony Pentium 4 2.6 GHz Laptop
Compaq AMD K6-2 450 MHz
Compaq AMD K6 350 MHz
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Postby BoGMan1a on Sun Jun 01, 2003 1:20 pm

3 -

P3-900, 512mb pc133, 60Gb hdd (Me) :-?

P4-1.8, 512mb pc2100 ddr, (2) 80Gb hdd (XP home) :)

Athlon XP 2500+, 1Gb pc2700 ddr, (3) 120Gb hdd (2000 Pro) :) :lol: :wink:
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1 Tb of internal HDD space
750+ Gb external storage
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Postby Turkeyscore.com on Sun Jun 01, 2003 4:47 pm


1ghz AMD athlon on some Epox Board.
512 RAM
120 GB 7200 RPM HDD 8MB Cache
20 GB 7200 RPM HDD
24x10x40 Liteon burner
12x Aopen DVD Rom
3.5" Floppy Burner
64 MB Asus GeForce 4 Ti-4200
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Postby David on Sun Jun 01, 2003 6:57 pm

Currently two computers right now I'm probably going to build another one in the fall.
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Postby F1Pilot on Sun Jun 01, 2003 10:22 pm

5 raggedy boxes and a relic of a laptop here.. Nothing really to write home about. :-? Need...more...toys...
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Postby TheWizard on Mon Jun 02, 2003 7:46 am

I'd write home about your axe and amp setup, F1Pilot. :) Hook it up to your puter and do some recording! Got any effects pedals?
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Postby F1Pilot on Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:11 pm

TheWizard wrote:I'd write home about your axe and amp setup, F1Pilot. :) Hook it up to your puter and do some recording! Got any effects pedals?

Heya Wiz!
You play music? Into home recording? :D
I don't wanna be off topic, so I'll start a new thread.
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Postby socheat on Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:17 pm

Hmm, lets see...

- 2 laptops (Relatively new Toshiba 5205-S703 and an older Toshiba 2805-S202)

- 3 computers at home, two pentium I's, and an Athlon XP 1800+. The Athlon is my desktop machine with 512MB ram, abit kr7a-133raid, Yamaha 20x burner, Geforce 4 MX420 64MB, Geforce2 MX 64MB, 2 19" Viewsonic GS790's, 160GB 8MB hard drive (raid 5, 3 80gb maxtors).

- 3 computers at work (two Pentium II's and one pentium I, which hopefully they'll either buy replacements and I can get them back, or they'll buy off of me)

- 1 Cyrix (can't remember the speed, i remember it was similar to a PII), and 3 really old computers (8086, 386, and 486DX2) sitting in the corner. Might just have those recycled.

Most of these computers had been given to me when I build new computers for friends. Rather than charge them labor, I just offer to take the old one off their hands (or what's left of it), and I slap linux on it. Maybe one of these days I'll start up a cluster... :)

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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Jun 05, 2003 9:33 am

socheat, what do you do with all these old and slow computers, other than run Linux on them?
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Postby socheat on Thu Jun 05, 2003 10:51 am

Those really old ones (Cyrix, 8086, 386, and 486) are just collecting dust in the corner of my apt. I could probably put the Cyrix to use, but I don't have a need right now.

All the others are serving some function or another either at work or my apartment. Webservers, mail servers, database servers, backup server etc.

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Postby manni on Thu Jun 05, 2003 12:59 pm

Just two computers, PC and TI-86.
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Postby BillyG on Thu Jun 05, 2003 4:03 pm

Main Rig
Athlon 2000XP
Abit KD7 Motherboard
Windows XP Pro and 98SE (dual OS's on different partitions)
60g (with 8mb cache) and 80g Western Digital hard drives
Soundblaster Live Value
BFG Tech Geforce 4 Ti4200 128mb
Lite-On LTR-52246S
Mushkin 512 mb 333DDR memory
SupraPro 56K Modem

Office PC
Athlon T-bird 1200
Abit KT-7 Motherboard
Windows 98SE
40g and 30g Western Digital hard drives
Soundblaster 128 PCI
PNY Geforce4 Ti 4200 64mb
Linksys network card
Memorex 48maxx CD-R (flashed to Lite-On)
SupraPro 56K modem
DVD rom drive (forgot the company - some cheapo brand)
Cruical 512 mb PC133 memory

Backup #2 (still working on this)
Athlon T-bird 1200
Chaintech Motherboard
Windows 98SE
40g Western Digital hard drive
PNY Geforce 3 Ti 200 64mb
Mad Dog 4.1 PCI soundcard
Best Data (cheapo) 56K modem
Belkin Network card
Plexwriter 24x10x40A CD-R (proably going to replace it with a Lite-On LTR-48125W that was in my main rig)
PNY 512 mb PC133 memory

Backup 3 (oldie but goodie)
AMD K-6 500
Jetway Motherboard
Windows 98SE
Soundblaster AWE64 ISA
STB Velocity 440 (Nvidia TNT 16mb)
Belkin Network card
Supramax ISA 56K modem
11g IBM hard drive
Sony 12x8x32x CD-R
512 mb PC100 memory

Update: Just threw together a system for my brothers fiancee

AMD Moron, uh Duron 1300
ECS MK7S6A motherboard with onboard sound
40g Western Digital Hard drive
Leadtek Geforce MX440 32mb
Best Data 56K Modem
Belkin 10/100 network card
Norcent 48x12x48x CD-RW
Samsung 512 mb PC100 Memory
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