Any Ideas on where else to look for second hand CPUS?
grail at goldweb.com.au
Tue Jan 15 12:15:04 EST 2002
On Tuesday, January 15, 2002, at 10:29 , Peter Lavender wrote:
> Same with the RAM. You get a feel for what you should pay for it. Most
> sellers think that becusae 72pin edo ram isn't made anymore they can
> a lot for it, but remember that prices for new hardware makes
> second hand gear some what questionable in value.
A friend of mine went hard drive shopping one day. We looked at brand
new 2Gb drives - about $300 each. That was a little too big and a
little too much money. So we went to a couple of second hand shops.
Some didn't have any hard drives that they were willing to sell
separately from the PC. One wanted to sell a 150Mb drive for almost
So eventually my friend buckled and bought the 2Gb drive.
It may be time to sever the emotional ties with those Slot 1
motherboards. I know it's hard. I've got a 386DX/40 motherboard
sitting next to me which will, one day, have 32 pin SIMMs to populate it
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