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    Why is my subconcious planning a THIRD PC?

    Why is it happening.....again?

    I have a 2800 on an nForce 2 with 1 gig. and SCSI stuff. and an AOpen SFF too.

    But I have spare SCSI stuff. And a spare PSU. And have just ordered a spare mouse and keyboard that I dont need.

    I have a Rad9000 in my SFF, but dont need it in there, cos the onboard is ok.

    I find myself with a spare Duron 1gig....

    so that leaves a case, a mobo and some memory...or the simple fact that I lust after an AMD 64...which would leave me with all this stuff spare.

    Any idea why I am doing this?

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    Coz you're a techno junky (polite word for computer geek ).

    I've just built a system I didn't really need either. Need to sell the other stuff though to accomodate it.

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    Am abou to downgrade/upgrade to a SFF and then flog all the spare kit i have laying around here.



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    bet you dont flog it...bet it becomes your next PC

    I have friends GAGGING to learn to fly IL-2 and I need a spare PC for ALL OF THEM

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    It needs to be sold on, theres £250+ of spare kit laying round here and i could do with the money.



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    Well, I've just upgraded and I've got a spare CPU, graphics card, motherboard, RAM, 11g wireless LAN card and PSU.

    I could flog it, but I'm lazy. I'll probably just buy a cheap case, slot in an old HD and CD drive and then try and think of what to use it for. With the wireless card, I might just whack it in a cupboard and use it as a download box. Bit of a waste of a GF4 Ti4600 though.

    Need comes second to want, when you've got no will-power like me.

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    Make a Folding Farm.

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    Sell it



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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen
    Make a Folding Farm.
    ironically, while I aint never been involved in such things, it was while reading the SETI threads that I realised I might have a hankering for such things

    Dunno why....and if Jiff finds out I am even considering it, he'll be round 'ere with Moby-Dick to sort me out

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Don't bother with SETI mate, go for F@H. Much better cause.

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    Errr, more money then sense?
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    Don't we all. I have my shuttle, a little Iwill with an old p4 in, one of the original tablets by acer, an old 333 celeron gathering dust and the wife lappy, which I have persuaded her to upgrade to one of those lovely sony ones with the xblack screen thingy! I also have my ipaq in my pocket at the moment! I love technology.
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    I have no use for a second computer ATM, but I want to break into the top 200 on Find-A-Drug so sooner or later my current comp will be getting a little dual-athlon companion under the desk.

    Rich :¬)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33
    I have friends GAGGING to learn to fly IL-2 and I need a spare PC for ALL OF THEM
    Same with me, most of my friends are gagging to play anything (UT etc) so I end up letting all my mates use my pcs.

    I have already planned my 3rd workstation which is the only one I will use for "work" the other 2 rigs will just be dedicated LAN rigs.

    Well, I have nothing better to spend my money on!

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