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What is the oldest piece of continually running hardware you currently use with your rig?

AlienIsGOD

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Kingston, Ontario Canada
System Name Aliens Ryzen Rig | 2nd Hand Omen
Processor Ryzen R5 5600 | Ryzen R5 3600
Motherboard Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite (F61 BIOS) | B450 matx
Cooling DeepCool Castle EX V2 240mm AIO| stock for now
Memory 8GB X 2 DDR4 3000mhz Team Group Vulcan | 16GB DDR4
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse RX 5700 8GB | GTX 1650 4GB
Storage Adata XPG 8200 PRO 512GB SSD OS / 240 SSD + 2TB M.2 SSD Games / 1000 GB Data | SSD + HDD
Display(s) Acer ED273 27" VA 144hz Freesync |TCL 32" 1080P w/ HDR
Case NZXT H500 Black | HP Omen Obelisk
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek | Onboard Realtek
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650w 80+ Gold | 500w
Mouse Steelseries Rival 500 15 button mouse w/ Razor Goliathus Chroma XL mousemat | Logitech G502
Keyboard Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB w/ Romer G tactile keys | Logitech G513 Carbon w/ Romer G tactile keys
Software Windows 10 Pro | Windows 10 Pro
in my current rig the Kingston 240GB SSD Now V300 is the oldest piece of hardware in my rig :) my old rig is still in use for my 10 y o schooling and gaming :)
 
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Oregon
System Name Juliette // HTPC
Processor Intel i7 9700K // AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
Motherboard ASUS Prime Z390X-A // ASRock B550 ITX-AC
Cooling Noctua NH-U12 Black // Stock
Memory Corsair DDR4 3600 32gb //G.SKILL Trident Z Royal Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 3600
Video Card(s) ASUS RTX4070 OC// GTX 1650
Storage Samsung 970 EVO NVMe 1Tb, Intel 665p Series M.2 2280 1TB // Samsung 1Tb SSD
Display(s) ASUS VP348QGL 34" Quad HD 3440 x 1440 // 55" LG 4K SK8000 Series
Case Seasonic SYNCRO Q7// Silverstone Granada GD05
Audio Device(s) Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 // HDMI to Samsung HW-R650 sound bar
Power Supply Seasonic SYNCRO 750 W // CORSAIR Vengeance 650M
Mouse Cooler Master MM710 53G
Keyboard Logitech 920-009300 G512 SE
Software Windows 10 Pro // Windows 10 Pro
Because of this thread I am considering installing my Creative Labs Modem Blaster V92 56K PCI dial up modem (bought in the 90's for $100) in my newly built Athlon X2 64 4200. You can still get NetZero dial up internet. You can get 10 hours free. I'll I need is a phone line.
 
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Location
Here
System Name Skypas
Processor Intel Core i7-6700
Motherboard Asus H170 Pro Gaming
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212X Turbo
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6GB
Storage Corsair Neutron GTX 120GB + WD Blue 1TB
Display(s) LG 22EA63V
Case Corsair Carbide 400Q
Power Supply Seasonic SS-460FL2 w/ Deepcool XFan 120
Mouse Logitech B100
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70
Software Windows 10 Pro (to be replaced by 2025)
My boot drive, Corsair Neutron GTX 120GB
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System Name PC-Casa
Processor i7-9700F
Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X
Cooling Artic Liquid Freezer II 240
Memory 2x16gb DDR4 3200 Kingston HyperX
Video Card(s) Gigabyte RTX 3070 Eagle OC 8Gb
Storage Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe M.2 500Gb + Samsung SSD 870 QVO 2TB + 2x WD 2Tb HDD SATA
Display(s) Samsung LU28R55 4K
Case Sharkoon TG5 Pro RGB
Power Supply Cooler Master 600W 80+
Mouse Corsair M65 Pro RGB
Keyboard Corsair Strafe
Software W10 Pro - 64
Benchmark Scores 3D Mark Performance: 30167 3D Mark Extreme : 15862
Hi all. As I've renewed my system in the past weeks, inside my GTX 1060 3GB ( waiting for the 3060Ti when available) and my old power supply Cooler Master 600W 80+, outside my Logitech X530 ( more than 12 years?, I can't remind...)
 
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Manchester, UK
System Name Colin #2 - the revenge!
Processor Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Motherboard Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite V2
Cooling 4x Phanteks SK140 PWM & Arctic Freezer II 280 AIO
Memory TeamGroup Dark Pro 8 Pack 2 x16Gb dual rank B-die 3666MHz CL16
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 4080 Suprim X
Storage 980 Pro 500Gb + WD SN770 2Tb
Display(s) Acer XB280HK 4K GSYNC (next thing I need to upgrade!!)
Case Phanteks P500A
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC1200/1220
Power Supply 750W Corsair RM750
I suppose that you got a pretty good amount of cash from it, as the prices of AWE64 Gold starts from 150EUR on ebay..

I got about £200 for the whole system. I bought the awe64 gold back in about 2004 or 2005 when they were very cheap on ebay. I also had a full-length awe 32 for a while which I also bought very cheap and sold for much more than I paid. I only wish I had bought several of them at it would have been a good investment!
 
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Location
Japan
System Name ChronicleScienceWorkStation
Processor AMD Threadripper 1950X
Motherboard Asrock X399 Taichi
Cooling Noctua U14S-TR4
Memory G.Skill DDR4 3200 C14 16GB*4
Video Card(s) AMD Radeon VII
Storage Samsung 970 Pro*1, Kingston A2000 1TB*2 RAID 0, HGST 8TB*5 RAID 6
Case Lian Li PC-A75X
Power Supply Corsair AX1600i
Software Proxmox 6.2
If my Lian Li case is counted, PC-B25S,
If not, Seasonic X-560.

I don't use them anymore and I gifted them to my friends and last time (within a year) I asked they are still functioning.
Another drive, OCZ Vertex 2 64 GB, still worked like half a year ago but then I left it with my old place.
 
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System Name nope
Processor I3 10100F
Motherboard ATM Gigabyte h410
Cooling Arctic 12 passive
Memory ATM Gskill 1x 8GB NT Series (No Heatspreader bling bling garbage, just Black DIMMS)
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD7770 and EVGA GTX 470 and Zotac GTX 960
Storage 120GB OS SSD, 240GB M2 Sata, 240GB M2 NVME, 300GB HDD, 500GB HDD
Display(s) Nec EA 241 WM
Case Coolermaster whatever
Audio Device(s) Onkyo on TV and Mi Bluetooth on Screen
Power Supply Super Flower Leadx 550W
Mouse Steelseries Rival Fnatic
Keyboard Logitech K270 Wireless
Software Deepin, BSD and 10 LTSC
New parts arrive on Friday....

atm.
1 DIMM (4GB) of my DDR3 RAM from 2010 :)

PDP TV 50inch too from 2010 :D
PS3 2010
JVC Receiver from 1996
Akai All in One 1986

I remember my uncle having a 16MB USB drive. That was like in 2003 or something.
32MB Memory Stick from Sony :toast:
 
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System Name Old Gateway / Steam Deck OLED LE
Processor i5 4440 3.1ghz / Jupiter 4c 8t
Motherboard Gateway / Valve
Cooling Eh it doesn't thermal throttle
Memory 2x 8GB JEDEC 1600mhz DDR3 / 16gb DDR5 6400
Video Card(s) RX 560D 4GB / Navi II 8CU
Storage 240gb 2.5 SSD / 1TB nvme
Display(s) Dell @ 1280*1024 75hz / 800p OLED
Case Gateway / Valve LE
Audio Device(s) Gateway Diamond Audio EMC2.0-USB 5375U ($15 a long ass time ago), Valve
Power Supply 380w oem / 65w valve USB-C
Mouse Purple Walmart special, 1600dpi. Black desk mat
Keyboard SteelSeries Apex 100 / virtual
VR HMD Lmao
Software Windows 10 / Steam OS
Benchmark Scores It can run Crysis (Original), Doom 2016, and Halo MCC. SD LE 45fps
I suppose I could dust off the voodoo rig... Voodoo2 sli or voodoo3
 

Ruru

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System Name 4K-gaming
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 5800X h2o
Motherboard Gigabyte B550M Aorus Elite
Cooling Custom loop
Memory 32GB Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4-3466
Video Card(s) Asus GeForce RTX 3080 TUF h2o
Storage ~3TB SSDs + 6TB external HDDs
Display(s) Acer 27" 4K120 + Lenovo 32" 4K60
Case Corsair 4000D Airflow White
Audio Device(s) Asus TUF H3 Wireless
Power Supply EVGA Supernova G2 750W
Mouse Logitech MX518 + Asus TUF P1 mousepad
Keyboard Roccat Vulcan 121 AIMO
VR HMD Oculus Rift CV1
Software Windows 11 Pro
Benchmark Scores It runs Crysis
On my previous post I mentioned that my keyboard and wheel are from about 2007. But from my stuff where I'm the first owner, I got my mouse (G400s) 6½ years ago and it's still working like new. It's just hella worn up after all that usage, but that's just a cosmetic flaw. I had a G400 before that and I got that when I RMA'd it (the wheel got stuck).
 
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Processor Ryzen 1600AF @4.2Ghz 1.35v
Motherboard MSI B450M PRO-A-MAX
Cooling Deepcool Gammaxx L120t
Memory 16GB Team Group Dark Pro Sammy-B-die 3400mhz 14.15.14.30-1.4v
Video Card(s) XFX RX 5600 XT THICC II PRO
Storage 240GB Brave eagle SSD/ 2TB Seagate Barracuda
Display(s) Dell SE2719HR
Case MSI Mag Vampiric 011C AMD Ryzen Edition
Power Supply EVGA 600W 80+
Software Windows 10 Pro
My keyboard is an old beige Compaq KB-9963, it's pretty old probably early 2000's, PS2 connector.... unfortunately it's not mechanical or of the same standard as IBM model M keyboards but I like the retro look and feel and my mrs called it a granny keyboard the other day :laugh: oh and it's also Spanish language, though thankfully that's not too far from a standard UK qwerty layout so I manage to get by with it most of the time without having to think too hard.

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