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#16 +Chris123NT

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 04:53

Jesus, this is one ugly machine.  The one I had back in 97 wasn't nearly that bad, but it was a tower which noone at the time really had yet.




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Posted 12 February 2014 - 06:48

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

 

If we were in the early to mid 2000's, I'd tell you that that could be a decent FTP/file server.

 

Since we are in 2014 now, its greatest value is the sentiment (sentimental value) that you may have towards this pile of plastic and transistors.



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 07:06

A buck? A buck fifty maybe?

That's generous.



#19 InsaneNutter

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 07:26

I used the parallel port on my old 300mhz PC from 1998 to write to the nand on an Xbox 360, it supported SPP mode which was a requirement. As it was the family's first ever computer i've always held on to it. It's had random uses over the years in regards to legacy hardware.

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

 
Probably not worth the power it would use it all honesty. You would have a better seedbox experience with a Raspberry Pi... it would pay for its self just with the low power usage.