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    what shoulds i do with 7 p3 motherboards

    here's the deal i have 7 p 3 motherboards with 1 gig processors
    they have on them on board lan vga sound but the dont have any agp slot just 3 pci

    ant ideas what i could do with them ill stick up some pictures of them when i ger them so you can have a better idea. i should have them by thurs or fri
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    Last edited by alsenior; 09-07-2006 at 05:48 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
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    give one to me

    Or mabe this is the beginings of a linux cluster?
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    Build a cluster!!

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    cluster for sure.. u can give them to me and I can build my own..
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    Cluster or folding@home etc would be your best bet.

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    Yea, 7 PIIIs would make a meaty Linux HA cluster.. mmm... I could use 'em as a Gentoo compile farm too.
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    hmm a cluster does not sound like a bad idea
    ill let you all know what i decided when they get here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
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    Nice one

    Please do keep us up to date, this should be interesting. How much did you fetch them for btw?
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    £21 also comes with about 10 floopy drives 10 hard drives and 10 cd driver spare processor and various amounts of ram

    this is the auction btw
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...MEWN%3AIT&rd=1
    dont worry guys i'll keep you updated as i go along
    Last edited by alsenior; 09-07-2006 at 11:07 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jay View Post
    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
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    wow, that's just a steal, i need to keep my eyes peeled on ebay, i need something with an agp 2x slot for my old voodoo5 5500. If I got a bundle like that I'd be chuffed too. just get a big rod to keep them in place.
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    Thats a bargain. Build them up into 7 full sstems and stick them back on eBay should get a decent return on that

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    Quote Originally Posted by alsenior
    £21 also comes with about 10 floopy drives 10 hard drives and 10 cd driver spare processor and various amounts of ram

    this is the auction btw
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...MEWN%3AIT&rd=1
    dont worry guys i'll keep you updated as i go along
    Sweet deal you bagged on ebay! I'll be looking forward to what you come up with

    PS: I've always wanted a floopy drive

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    great buy there for 21 notes!

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    Just out of curiosity, how did you deal with the postage or lack of issue?

    Awsome buy tho!!
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    Well guys, seeing as he supplied a link you can grab yourselves some joblots of motherboards etc. here If I could be bothered to sort it out and work out how to do it I'd build some Linux server thing/buy a job lot of stuff and sell it all seperatly. last time I tried to rid myself of tuff on ebay it didn't sell...so I'm too lazy to try again

    alsenior - keep the thread updated with what happens with them, could be interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by alcor
    Just out of curiosity, how did you deal with the postage or lack of issue?
    i just sent a courior only costing £9.99 with parcels2go
    Last edited by alsenior; 11-07-2006 at 12:06 AM.
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    What kind of emergency would need Windows 95? I think you are already in a bad state of emergency when your backup plan is Windows 95.
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