[UFO Chicago] Old desktop pc question

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Sat Dec 17 14:43:35 PST 2011

On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Earl Bediant <earlbediant at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Are these desktops newer than about '99?  If so, are they commodity systems (e.g., Intel Pentium-family or compatible processors, such as AMD Athlon/Duron or K6-2/3?  You could rescue these systems by replacing the power supplies, for under $40 each if they are standard ATX-style systems.

I am torn: old boxes are like small electric space heaters.  you can
get way more bang from the little green boxes:

But there is a foot print to make the new one and dispose of the old,
which makes me twitch.

Carl K

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