Collection of old CPUs - any uses?

jonesthewine

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These are laying around in a box - besides chucking them into the trash bin, are there any uses for these relics?

Intel:
E7200 Core 2 duo

AMD:
K6-2 (from 1st computer, 1998!)
Athlon xp 2500
Athlon 64
Athlon 64 x2
Phenom
 

DrMrLordX

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Phenoms can be eBayed for a few dollars, depending on which model. I'm sure you could get some money for the E7200 as well. Maybe $10.
 

Compman55

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These are laying around in a box - besides chucking them into the trash bin, are there any uses for these relics?

Intel:
E7200 Core 2 duo

AMD:
K6-2 (from 1st computer, 1998!)
Athlon xp 2500
Athlon 64
Athlon 64 x2
Phenom

Scrap the K6-2. Complete junk.

Keep the rest. The XP 2500+ barton is a classic.
 

jonesthewine

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thanks all for the input - the Phenom was a 9750, had lots of bent pins, and I've decided to make a bit of art using the chips, 20 shiny reflective platters that I've harvested from old spinners,and some DDR2 sticks...a mobile for my office is in the works.
 

Tsavo

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Harvest gold from pins

Or eBay them for a few cups of coffee.

There's not enough gold on those to be worth it.

I sold some old Pentium Pro and 1st gen Pentium on Ebay a few years ago, got a couple hundred for them. It didn't take Intel and AMD long to get to the point where they weren't using a lot of gold on CPU's.