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Used Hardware Purchaser’s Club

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Nov 20, 2013
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Location
Kiev, Ukraine
System Name WS#1337
Processor Ryzen 5 1600X
Motherboard Gigabyte x470 AORUS Ultra Gamin
Cooling Xigmatek Scylla 240 AIO
Memory 2x8GB Kinkston HyperX @2666 CL16
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX1060 SC 6G
Storage Adata SX8200 256GB, Sandisk X400 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U24E590D (4K/UHD)
Case Chieftec AL-01B-OP
Audio Device(s) ALC1220
Power Supply SeaSonic 450W 80+ GOLD
Mouse Logitech G503
Keyboard Zalman K500 modded (Gateron brown)
Software Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Almost everything I own, except my main rig, is made out of used parts, parts I've personally fixed, or a garbage rescue stuff.
For example, this is my "new" office keyboard:
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Bought a boxfull of defective A4Tech stuff awhile ago, and this one is just a leftover KB which I always put on a backburner. Got to replace a couple of transistors to get my optical switches working again. Not bad for $1.50.
Alongside this KB you'll also notice an LG IPS monitor, which also required some work on its scaler board, and an adjustable laptop charger which I got as a present from my neighbor (now it's serving as a monitor PSU and thanks to a dedicated 5V2A USB port - a phone charger).
Outside the shot there's also an AsRock DeskMini 110, which I bought as "dead" for $20. Needed BIOS replacement and some repairs on VGA port, and now it's a decent Skylake workstation (only RAM and SSD are brand new, the CPU was a present from my office neighbors).
I have boxes of this stuff, probably a good dozen of random spare motherboards (latest one in my collection is an AsRock Z370 Pro4 after some mild soldering, which needs to be paired with a decent CPU), 3 boxes of broken PSUs, giant stack of various GPUs (mostly Radeon 200-series and GTX 700&&900-series), bunch of laptops, laser printers and AIOs etc.
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