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Getting parts from garbage

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by MohawkAngel, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse Crazy Dogmatic Bullsh!t!

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    I picked up 2 AMD 1.8Ghz Durons off the street corner, both in working condition, both with working hardware

    1.8Ghz~ 512Mb PC133 SD-Ram 40Gb, Hard drive, 32X 'Creative' CD-Rom

    fixed them up some some left over hardware & begged for some parts off fellow TPU members n used the free parts that was given and donated both machines to a childrens nursery.
    scaminatrix says thanks.
  2. CDdude55

    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Not a whole lot, i actually got it for free from a member here back in '08 or early '09.:rockout:

    They're not worth a whole lot these days... if it were '06/early '07, i'd be diving into every trash can in the neighborhood to find it.
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  3. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Aye, and often the whole computer. They might use uncommon standards (flex atx for instance) and crippled BIOS'es, but the components are the same as in anything else.
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    MohawkAngel New Member

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    See i'm not the only one who got some good stuff ;) What is even easier to find is old screens. Some of them were costing 300$ for a 17" at that time and now we get them for free.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    That doesn't really say anything. It's like all those ads saying "I bought this laptop for $1500 6 years ago and i've taken good care of it so I want at least $1200 for it!11!!!"
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    MohawkAngel New Member

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    Yes but who cares its still worth not much here they sell those 17 inches for 15$ so it worth nothing its so abundant and people throw tem to garbage in fully working condition.

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