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#1 Devmer11

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:36

anyone know how much this could be worth? or anything noteworthy about it?


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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:36

Hello,

 

A buck? A buck fifty maybe?



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:36

slap linux onto that machine and keep it for a couple of years until it becomes a relic :p



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:37

And the Mouse! I used it in windows 8.1 it actually works

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:37

It's worth scrap metal.  Old PCs are pretty much worth nothing.



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:39

well I know the DEC name is pretty big this was right before they went defunct in 98



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:43

It wouldn't be worth the square footage of air to store it.



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:44

what if I told you it ran Windows FLP? and actually did stuff like web browsing and Word Processing?



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:45

I'll giver you tree fiddy.



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:48

what if I told you it ran Windows FLP? and actually did stuff like web browsing and Word Processing?

It won't change anything. The PC you have isn't anything special. If it were a DEC Alpha machine it might be worth a bit, but a bog standard x86 PC? No.



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 18:50

Hmm alright well thanks lol i'll probably install a Network card and make it a cheap seed box



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Posted 11 February 2014 - 19:50

Must be a 90's kid :p

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 20:01

It's the sort of thing that WILL be of interest, and probably worth a modest sum...in another 15 years or so. Then it'll be truly rare and old. If it's still, by some miracle, functional then all the better. What are the specs? Guessing it's original pentium?

 

You can easily get 40 or 50 bucks for a working NES for example. The games can get $10-40 if they're in good nick too. 10-15 years ago you couldn't give them away.



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 03:22

It's the sort of thing that WILL be of interest, and probably worth a modest sum...in another 15 years or so. Then it'll be truly rare and old. If it's still, by some miracle, functional then all the better. What are the specs? Guessing it's original pentium?

 

You can easily get 40 or 50 bucks for a working NES for example. The games can get $10-40 if they're in good nick too. 10-15 years ago you couldn't give them away.

I hope that's the case. I have a ton of mid-late 90s hardware laying around. Maybe I should hang on to them for a while. :p



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 03:52

I hope that's the case. I have a ton of mid-late 90s hardware laying around. Maybe I should hang on to them for a while. :p

 

That's the case all right, one ugly case! :D