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Old 03-14-2009, 03:28 AM   #1
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i have a few pentium 3 and pentium 1 lying around with no purpose. if i can get them running, what should i do on them?
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dominos!!

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Modify them to the max
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Put a smoothwall setup together!
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Old 03-14-2009, 06:12 AM   #4
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practice cable tidiness, case modding, overclocking, just messing with hardware in general. something to build confidence inside the case if nothing else
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Install Windows 95/98 and clock Duke Nukem 3D, Doom, Heretic and Final Fantasy 7.
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I got a old Comaq that I installed linux on, and maxxed out the RAM. It's a decent computer for web surfing, and document writing.
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:49 PM   #7
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bios won't let me OC, what is a smoothwall setup? maxed out RAM. Running Linux.
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Smoothwall is a hardware based firewall.
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Have a play around with Linux!
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Most people I think just use them for file sharing servers, or if you
can get XP on it for some kids games and such. I found a P4 1.8Ghz
in the gabage that just needed a HDD and PSU and I gave it to my
kids.

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