Computer Collection

We have quite a large computer collection. Check out what we have!

As of 5-19-2020 we have over 62 Computers in our collection. Commodore Computers Kaypro Computers Apple Computers PC Compatible Computers Apple Laptops PC Compatible Laptops Specialty Computers (Servers, etc) Wish List After spending 8 days taking photos of my computer collection to make this page, I am still finding computers I missed, so this may not be everything.

Commodore Computers:

Commodore 64 (1982-1995): 1.JPG 2 We have the Manuals, Power brick and C64 unit only.  We need to get a floppy drive for it someday and some software. As of now we just code in what we want to do… not easy but still fun. Condition: Keyboard needs 1 key repaired, we have the key and spring, but need to buy the plastic piece under it. Acquired From: I think I got it from a thrift store in the early 2000s. Very sad I actually threw out the original box to save room. How could I!!! Back to top

Kaypro Computers:

Kaypro 2 PN 81-014 (1983): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 2.5MHz Z80 RAM: 64KB Removable Media: Dual 5 1/4″ 191KB Floppy Drives Display: 9″ CRT Green Monochrome 80 Column. Condition: Powers on and boots CP/M operating system from 5 1/4″ Boot Floppy. CRT screen has burn in. Floppy drives working. Acquired From: Found in a trash pile while this guy was dumping stuff into the trash pile. I asked him and he said a scientist lived there and no longer… seemed sad but I grabbed so many awesome things from this pile including this Kaypro 2. I think I was about 17 or 18 years old at the time. Back to top

Apple Computers:

Apple II Plus (1979-1982): 1.JPG Expansion Cards:
  • JDR Micro – 16K Ram Expansion
  • Orange Micro – Grappler +
  • Videx
  • ALS – Z-Card
  • Apple Computer Inc. – Disk ][ Interface Card 650-X104
Condition: Needs 1 key replaced, we already have it ready to go. Also have a few more expansion cards not listed here yet. Have not powered on, will most likely need a new power supply or a power supply rebuild. Back story: My first computer was an Apple IIe and it was a lot of fun. I remember playing several old arcade classics, and I remember a program that I could type and it would speak it. I always called it the robot program because there was an animation of a robot talking. I have not been able to find this program or anything about it online. PLEASE let me know if you know the program and speech card it goes with. Acquired From: Facebook Marketplace. See the pickup video here. Back to top
Apple Macintosh Performa 6320CD M3076 (1996): 1 Specs: CPU: PowerPC 603e at 120MHz RAM: 16MB 72Pin SIMM total (unverified) – on 2 sticks Hard Drive: 1.2GB Removable Media: 4x CD Rom drive Expansion: TV and Video inputs OS: Original 7.5.1 – supported 7.5.1, 7.5.3-9.1 Condition: It has some markings on the case. The seller tested it, but I just ordered a ADB keyboard and mouse to test it myself. Acquired From: Bought from a facebook retro computer group. Back to top
iMac M5521 iMac DV SE 500 / 128 / 30G / DVD / Rage 128Pro4XL / 512K FW/VGA PowerMac 2,2 (2000): 1.JPG Specs: RAM: 128MB Hard Drive: 30GB Removable Media: DVD ROM Video card: ATI Rage 128 Pro 4 XL Condition: Needs repairs. Power on but no display or boot sound. Acquired From: Found behind a thrift store that doesn’t take computers. I had to rescue it before it went into the trash. Back to top
Apple PowerMac G4 MDD Model M8570 PowerMac 3,6 FW800 (2002): 1.JPG Specs: Processor: Dual 1.25GHz Ram: 2GB, 4x 512MB Sticks Hard drives: 2x Hard drives, 1 is 120GB other is 123.5GB. OS: Leopard 10.5.6 Add in cards: AVID DSP Farm Condition: Power Supply was adapted to use ATX Power supply externally. I think the front speaker is quiet and may need replacement. Acquired From: A friend in the next town sells aircraft parts and other misc surplus. They had a few of these machines and I bought this one. Back to top
Apple eMac G4 A1002– 1GHz / 256MB / 40GB / HD / DVD / CD-RW / 54K MDM PowerMac 4,4 (2003): 1-5-rotated.jpg Specs: CPU: 1GHz G4 RAM: 256MB Hard Drive 40GB Removable Media: DVD Rom and CD Burner Model: A1002 from 2003 Condition: Worked when we bought it. Tested now and it makes boot sound, but CRT stays blank. Possible it may need capacitors replaced. Acquired From: Thrift store for $12.99 (and they dont even sell computers, did they think it was a TV?) Back to top
Apple Power Mac A1047 Mac 7,3 (2004):
1-fixed Specs: CPU: 2x 2GHz G5 Processors. RAM: 512MB 400 (on 6 sticks) HDD: 160GB Removable Media: Combo Drive Video Card: R9600 OS: Max supported 10.5.8 Condition: Tested when I got it and seemed to work fine. Acquired From: Thrift store for I think between $20-30 Back to top
Apple PowerMac G5 A1047 (In Garage) 2GHz-DP / PCI-X / 512MB / 160GB HD / DVD-R / CDRW / R9600PRO / 56K (2004): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 2x 2GHz RAM: 4GB on 4 ram sticks HDD: None Condition: Untested Acquired from: Cousin gave it to me. Back to top
Apple iMac G5 – A1144 iMac 17″ / 1.9 / 512MB / 160GB / SD / AP / BT (2005): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 1.9GHz PowerPC G5 RAM: 1.5GB, 512MB Built in and 1GB added DDR2 SDRAM PC2-4200U-444 Video: ATI Radeon X600 Pro 128MB Hard Drive: 80GB SATA OS: Mac OS X 10.5.8 Condition: Power on and works. LCD Screen has colored lines going up and down on the LCD. Missing ram cover on bottom of computer. Acquired From: Found on side of road in front of a computer repair place. The hard drive was missing so I added my own. I think I may have added the stick of ram to it. Back to top
Mac Pro 4,1 Dual Processor A1289 – Mac Pro / 2.26_8CX / 4x2G / HD4870 / 640 / SD / BT (2009): 1.JPG Specs: Processor: Dual X5670 6 core each RAM: 24GB Ram – 6x sticks of OWC 4GB Hard Drives: 500GB Crucial SATA SSD and 2TB WD Enterprise SATA Hard Drive Video Card: RX 580 Sapphire Condition: Dual Processor tray is damaged, Processor B does not work. Dual boot Mac OS and Windows 10 Acquired From: Bought this from Letgo. I have upgraded the Video card and processors so far. Back to top

PC Compatible Computers:

486 desktop (1993): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel 486 DX2 – 66MHz Processor RAM: 1x 72 Pin Simm HDD: None Removable Media: 3.5″ Floppy drive Video Card: Trident TGUI9400CXI VESA Condition: Battery was bad and removed. Needs a new battery. Tested for power on only and it worked. Acquired from: Thrift store for $5.99 Back to top
Leading Edge Fortiva 5000 (1994): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Daewoo CPC-2800 CPU: Cyrix Cx486 DX2 66 RAM: 2x 72 pin Simms Removable Media: CD Rom drive connected to Sound card, 3.5″ Floppy Drive Video Card: Daewoo branded ATI card. PN: 9910102800 Rev A VESA Condition: Worked when last tested. Needs Hard drive. Front faceplate is missing 2 of the tabs that lock it on. Acquired From: Had to do data recovery from the hard drive for a company as this machine was used to control industrial equipment and had all the designs g-code on it. Later on I was removing e-waste for a company and kept this machine. Back to top
Gateway 2000 Destination PC (1996): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Celeron Part Number: 2503092 Date Code: 10-14-1998 RAM: 1 stick PC100-322-620 Model KMM366S823BT-GL (64MB?) Hard Drives: 1 IDE Hard Drive Removable Media: 32X CD Rom Drive and 3.5″ Floppy OS: Supports Windows NT / 95 on case badge Network card: 3Com VGA / TV Out card: TEMIC Video Rage II V1.2 Date of Manufacture: 10/29/1998 Condition: Untested. Wanted to clone the drive on 1st boot to preserve the Gateway 2000 software and drivers (If the drive works) Acquired From: Thrift store for $5. I couldn’t believe it! Back to top
Compaq Prosignia Desktop (Series PD1000) (or Deskpro 330?) (1999): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Pentium 3 700MHz 700/256/100/1.65V S1 RAM: 256MB – 2x 128MB Hard drive: 2x drives, 40GB and 20GB OS: Windows 98 Expansions: Sound Blaster 128 Model: CT4750 Video Card: MX440 SE 128MB SDRAM Removable Media: CD Rom drive, CD Burner, 3.5″ Floppy Condition: Tested working, but if bumped the video will be blank for 1-2 seconds then come back Acquired from: Thrift store for $20 Back to top
P3 White case from estate sale (2000): 1.JPG Specs: Processor: Pentium 3 – 733MHz RAM: 128MB HDD: Maxtor 20GB IDE Power supply: Allied AL-C350ATX (With SATA power) OS: Windows ME Online: Built in LAN and Modem installed in PCI Slot. Removable media: CD Rom drive and 3.5″ Floppy drive Condition: Working when last booted. Has some Pocket PC stuff installed on it. Back of case has Best Buy sticker form 2011, possible it was a power supply upgrade since its much newer than the rest of the computer. Acquired from: Bought at an estate sale for $20. Back to top
eMachines eTower 633ids (2000): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Celeron 633MHz RAM: 512MB HDD: 20GB (I added this) Addin cards: US Robotics USR5660A PCI Modem and 3Com Fast Etherlink XL PCI Removable Media: CD Burner, DVD Burner, 3.5″ Floppy. Condition:All removable Media is bad. Both CD drives and floppy have read errors. Missing Case badge showing Emachines logo, Missing cover plate that says never obsolete. Missing little cover door for front midi/game port and usb port. Acquired from: Gift from Cousin Back to top
eMachines eMonster 550 (2000): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Pentium 3 550MHz 550/512/100/2.0v Hard Drive: 15.3GB RAM: 128Mb – 2x 64MB OS: Windows 98 BIOS: Has GUI Bios with mouse support Expansion cards: Sound blaster Model CT4170 Video card: BRD-05-E15 Rev C Condition: CMOS Battery dead, Power supply fan needs replacement. Front is almost complete, but no never obsolete sticker. Acquired from: Thrift store for $20 Back to top
Gateway ATXSTF FED Pro 933M (2001): 1.JPG Specs: Processor: Pentium 3 RAM: 391MB PC133 HDD: 20GB IDE Removable Storage: CD Rom drive and 3.5″ Floppy drive OS: Windows 2000 Pro Condition: Working good. Had some games installed. Need to find drivers and format. Acquired From: Thrift store. Might have been about $10 Back to top
Spider-man Styled case (2003): 1.JPG Specs: Processor: Pentium 4 2.4GHz Video Card: Inno3D Tornado Geforce4 Ti-4200 64MB RAM: 786MB on 2 sticks. 1 at 256MB and 1 at 512MB Removable storage: DVD Burner and CD Burner drives plus a not connected DVD Rom drive. OS: XP Pro Condition: A bit dusty, tested when I found it and it worked then. Acquired From: side of the road. Back to top
Oscilloscope PC (2004): 1.JPG I built this PC into an old vintage oscilloscope. I found the oscilloscope on the side of the road, but it was broken. The part that was bad cost more then buying a working unit. Other parts were removed from this unit from the last owner so it would have been too much effort to repair. I love rackmount equipment so i decided to make it a unique computer. After building it and using it a few times, parts were taken for other systems. Someday I will rebuild it better than it was. Specs: Motherboard: Abit IS7-E2G Processor: Pentium 4 3GHz Ram: 1GB total, 2x 512MB Ram Condition: Computer was taken apart and parts used on other projects, but still has the above parts in the case. Acquired From: Found oscilloscope on side of road. Back to top
Black Antec case in shed top (2005): 1-4-rotated.jpg Motherboard: Asus P5LD2 with LGA775 Ram: 1 stick of 2GB 240 Pin Unbuffered Dimm Processor: Intel Core 2 Dup E4500 2.2GHz Video Card: XFX GF6800 Xtreme 256MB DDR3 Dual DVI TV PCIE CD Rom drive: Lite-on IDE CD Rom Drive Hard Drive: None Condition: Booted to BIOS and it seems to work well. No hard drive or OS to test more. Acquired From: Found on side of road? Back to top
Generic White Case (My Second Windows PC Case) (2006): 1-9-rotated.jpg Specs: Motherboard: ECS Nforce4M-A RAM: 4GB Ram, 4x 1GB Sticks DDR2 800MHz 240Pin dimm Hard Drive: 80GB IDE Video Card: GX300SE256HM-CN Removable Drives: IDE DVD Dual Burner 16x, 3.5″ Floppy, Memory Card Reader Condition: Boot has beep error code. Acquired From: Computer store at a swap meet. I miss that place as they moved and downsized. Back to top
Ares Case with mirror on front (2007): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Asus P5E-VM HDMI CPU: Pentium Dual Core E2180 2.00GHz RAM: 4GB total of DDR2 667 (on 4x ram sticks) Removable Media: HP DVD Burner with Lightscribe Video Card: DIAMOND Radeon HD 4650 – 4650PE1G Condition: CMOS Battery is bad. Acquired from: I think I got this one from a thrift store. Back to top
Antec Media Center PC (2007): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: From a Dell Vostro 200 slim tower pc (2007) CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 at 2.2GHz RAM: 3GB total, 2x 512MB and 2x 1GB sticks. Dual Channel DDR2 667MHz Hard Drive: 80GB for OS, 2TB for media Removable Media: DVD drive SATA – But not connected as PSU didn’t have enough SATA Power connections. TV Tuner: ATSC HD TV AU8521_NXP PCI Card Rev 1.2 Model TV-PCIDG Video Card: PNY Technologies GeForce 8500GT DDR2 512MB PCIe Condition: Worked for a year or 2 then POOF, power supply let out the magic smoke. Needs to be replaced. Acquired From: Bought empty case from thrift store, I think I paid about $20. Power supply was bad so I replaced it. I Gutted a free Dell Vostro 200 computer for the motherboard and accessories to add to this case. Back to top
Lenovo 3000 H Series (2007): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Lenovo G31T-LM2 Ver 1.0 CPU: Intel Pentium Dual Core E2200 RAM: 1GB DDR2 Hard Drive: 320GB SATA II OS: Windows Vista Home Premium key on case Removable Media: DVD Burner (not connected), front panel Memory card readers Integrated Graphics: Intel GMA3100 Condition: Working when last tested. Acquired from: Was removing ewaste for a company and kept this machine. Back to top
Large Antec Computer case (Lupe CAD and Animation PC) (2009): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Asus P6T Processor: Intel i7 930 2.8GHz 4Core/8 Thread RAM: 6GB on 3 ram sticks Storage: 200GB SSD SATA|500GB Hard Drive External Drives: LG DVD Multi Recorder Power Supply: Antec CP-850 Power Supply – Large size Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5850 1GB DDR5 2x 6pin power Condition: Working and Windows 10 is installed. Acquired From: Computer came complete for $30 (even with box). Store employee actually grabbed it out of my hands when I was about to pay and took it to the back room. I waited and complained to another employee that said he cant keep donated items and gave it back to me. I should have reported him to management, but since I never saw him again I guess he finally got what was coming to him. Back to top
Mini PC (2010): 1.JPG Specs: Case: Super small case – 8 inch x 4 inch x 8.5 inch. Motherboard: Foxconn D51S Power supply: Build in converter, uses external 12V PSU brick CPU: Built in Atom Dual Core D510 1.66GHz RAM: 2GB DDR2 PC-6400 Hard drive: 80GB Laptop drive. (not SSD) Single PCI Expansion: 10/100/1000 Lan Card Condition: Was used as an untangle server. Was not stable, since it needed untangle to be reinstalled every year due to OS Corruption during updates. Reason for the 120mm fan on top is the tiny 40mm fan in the back started to fail and was loud and not much air flow. Acquired From: Bought the case and motherboard on ebay. Back to top
Clear Case (DVD Ripping computer) (2012): 1.JPG
Server Rack.JPG
This is a really old picture, but you can see this was my main server at one point in my large rack mount I custom made.
Specs: Motherboard: GA-MA785GM-US2H F12F CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 559 running at 3.57GHz (was 2 core, but unlocked 2 cores, and stable overclock) RAM: 8GB DDR2 OS: Windows 10 pro – unactivated Condition: Runs good for ripping DVDs, up to 10 at a time. Acquired from: Pieced together over time. Case not sure where, but I did buy it new. Back to top
Lenovo H420-7752-XFI (2012): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Lenovo CIH61M V1.0 CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 3.1GHz Hard Drive: 1.5TB RAM: 6GB DDR3 – 1x 4GB and 1x 2GB Removable Media: DVD Burner Wifi: RTK-RTL8188CE  802.11 B/G/N OS: Windows 7 Home Premium key on case Condition: Working when last tested. Was installing Linux server on it for testing. Acquired from: Wifes Cousin was getting rid of it. Back to top
Cube Mini Server (2016): 1.JPG Specs: Case: Cooler Master Storage: SATA SSD Samsung 860 EVO 500GB, WD Green 1TB HDD CPU: Soldered to board – Low power – AMD A6-5200 APU 4 core 2GHz per core. RAM: 2x sticks 4GB DDR3 1600 Addin Card: SATA and USB3 Card Power Supply: EVGA 600B External Storage: SATA DVD Burner Condition: Works great. Currently hosts websites. Built to be super power efficient and silent. Acquired From: Bought all the parts online. Back to top

Custom AMD Ryzen 1700x build (2017):

1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Biostar X370GT5 AM4 Processor: AMD Ryzen 1700X 8Core 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Heatsink: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB – 2x 8GB sticks 2666MHz PC4 21300 Video card: MSI AMD RX Vega 56 Air Boost 8G OC Removable Media: SATA DVD Burner, 2x USB Blu-ray Burners SSD: Toshiba OCZ RD400 256GB PCI-Express 3.0 x 4 MLC M.2 NVME Hard Drives: 4x 2TB and 1x 640GB. (Almost all full – Video editing takes a lot of space) Networking: 10GB Direct Connection Fiber OS: Windows 10 Pro Case: Antec Power Supply: Thermaltake Smart M Series 750W Modular Power supply Monitor: 55 inch LG 4K HDR TV using HDMI. Condition: Works great. Acquired From: Bought all the parts online. Case was a gift from a past friend. Back to top

Apple Laptops:

Apple Powerbook 400MHz/1Mb Cache/64MB/10GB/8MB Video/DVD (1 – Black 2000): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 400MHz RAM: 64MB Hard Drive: 10GB Removable Media: DVD Rom Drive Condition: Tested and working Acquired From: Thrift store for $4.99 Back to top
Apple Powerbook 400MHz/1Mb Cache/64MB/10GB/8MB Video/DVD (2 – Black 2000): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 400MHz RAM: 64MB Hard Drive: 10GB Removable Media: DVD Rom Drive Condition: Tested and working Acquired From: Maybe from a thrift store. Had for a few years and had trouble finding a power cord. Back to top
Apple iBook A1005 (White – 2002): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 900MHz PowerPC G3 RAM: 384MB – 128MB Built in and 256MB added SDRAM PC133U-333 Hard Drive: 40GB Removable Media: Sony CD Burner OS: MacOS 10.3.9 Condition: Tested and working. Even has original battery. Acquired From: Bought at a thrift store for $19.99 Back to top
Apple Macbook A1101 (2007): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: 2.1GHz RAM: 4GB Hard Drive: 500GB Removable Media: Slot load DVD Drive OS: MacOS 10.6.8 Condition: Working. Used this before I got my wifes 13″ Macbook pro. Missing battery. Acquired From: Thrift store for $19.99 Back to top
Macbook Pro 15″ A1286 – BAD (2009): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: ? RAM: 1 stick Corsair CMSO4GX3M1333C9 4GB DDR3 1333MHz Hard Drive: none Removable Media: Slot load DVD Drive (untested) Condition: Case is bent, Screen does not sit straight onto bottom case. Motherboard is dead. LCD is dead. No battery. No hard drive. Startup sound and fans spin is all it does, no display on LCD or HDMI. Acquired From: Pawn shop. Had to buy 4 for a good deal. This is a parts unit. Back to top
Apple Macbook Pro 13″ A1278 MacbookPro7,1 (Wifes macbook) (2010): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz RAM: 4GB DDR3 1067MHz Hard Drive: 240GB SSD Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256MB Removable Media: Slot Load DVD Burner Condition: Working great. I was using this to learn Final Cut before I got the 15″ 2011. Acquired From: ebay for really cheap, untested. Back to top
Apple Macbook 15″ A1286 (Video Card Disabled by Dosdude) (2011): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Core i7 2.4GHz RAM: 8GB DDR3 1333MHz Hard Drive: 240GB SSD Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 512MB only. Removable Media: Slot Loading DVD Burner Condition: Working good. Was using for Final Cut Pro editing on the go. Battery holds charge over 1 hour of video editing. Great for 1080 content, but not good for 4K. Since the extra video card is DISABLED on the chipset, this laptop does not play games, and no HDMI output or screen dimming. Acquired From: Pawn shop. For a great deal I had to buy 4x broken 2011 laptops. Other 3 were not repairable, but great for parts. Back to top
Macbook Pro 15″ A1286 (Bad) (2011): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Core i7 2.0GHz 4 core RAM: 6GB total – 4GB Hynix PC3-10600S – 2GB Samsung PC3-10600S Hard Drive: none Removable Media: Has Slot load DVD Drive. Condition: No battery. No hard drive. Does not boot. Bad motherboard. Acquired From: Pawn shop. Had to buy 4 for a good deal. This is a parts unit. Back to top
Macbook Pro 15″ A1286 (Bad) (2011): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: ? RAM: 8GB – 2x Samsung 4GB PC3-10600S Hard Drive: none Removable Media: Has Slot load DVD Drive. Condition: No battery. No hard drive. Does not boot. Bad motherboard. Acquired From: Pawn shop. Had to buy 4 for a good deal. This is a parts unit. Back to top
Apple Macbook Pro 16″ Intel (2019)
Specs: 16 inch MacBook Pro – Space Gray 2.3GHz 8 core 9th generation Intel Core i9 processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory AMD Radeon Pro 5600M with 8GB of HBM2 memory 4TB SSD storage 16-inch Retina display with True Tone Four Thunderbolt 3 ports Touch Bar and Touch ID Backlit Magic Keyboard – US English Back to top

PC Compatible Laptops:

Toshiba Portege 7000CT – With Dock (1998): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Pentium 2 RAM: 160MB Hard drive: 4GB OS: Windows ME Condition: Working when tested. Acquired from: Bought from a thrift store for $14.99 Back to top
HP Compaq TC4200 (2005): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Centrino RAM: 1GB DDR2 PC2-533 Hard Drive: ? Removable Media: SD Card reader OS: Windows XP Tablet PC Edition? Condition: Well used, but working. Pen was replaced since last one fell apart. Acquired From: don’t remember, might be high school friend. Back to top
HP Pavilion DV6000 / NSTNN-Q21C (Wife laptop) (2007): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: ? RAM: ? Hard Drive: ? Removable Media: DVD Burner OS: Code for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 on case Condition: Good. Acquired From: Its my wifes. Back to top
Sony Vaio PCG-384L / VGN-FZ140E (2007): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Centrino Duo RAM: 2GB – 2x 1GB sticks PC2-5300 Hard Drive: SSD Removable Media: DVD burner, SD card OS: Windows 7 Condition: Used to be my main computer many years ago. Acquired From: Best buy geek squad DESTROYED my Toshiba so badly they gave me this laptop for free. Never ever trust geek squad. Back to top
Compaq Presario C700 / C714NR (2007): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Pentium Dual Core RAM: 1GB – 2x 512MB Hynix PC2-5300S-555-12 Hard Drive: 120GB Removable Media: DVD Burner OS: Windows Vista Home Premium key under Condition: untested. The ” ‘ quote key ” ‘ is taped on. Acquired From: Rescue from e-waste Back to top
HP Compaq 8510w Mobile Workstation (2007): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Centrino Duo RAM: None, Both slots are empty. Hard drive: None – Caddy is missing Condition: Missing hard drive caddy. Not sure if it was tested. Acquired from: I think I got this from a friend that was reselling many of these from a company that upgraded. Back to top
HP EliteBook 6930p (2008): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4GHz RAM: 4GB Hard drive: 300GB (Recovery partition was deleted) OS: Windows 7 (Windows Vista Business Key under laptop) Removable Media: DVD Burner with lightscribe, SD Reader Wireless: There is a SIM card slot under the battery Condition:  LCD Backlight does not work. There is an image when using a flashlight shining at the screen. Will output to external monitor. LCD seems bent and has trouble closing laptop. Acquired from: a gift from my cousin. Back to top
Gateway Mini Laptop LT2030u / NAV60 (RED) (2009): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz RAM: 1GB PC2-5300s-555-12-A3 Hard Drive: 232GB Removable Media: SD Card slot OS: Windows 7 Starter – 32 bit (Key on case) Condition: Working, but VERY SLOW. No Battery Acquired From: Rescued from e-waste pile. Back to top
Dell Inspiron 1545 / Model PP41L (Red) (2010): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Pentium T4200 2 core 2.0GHz PGA478MN Socket RAM: 3GB Ram total – 2GB Hynix PC2-6400 666MHz – 1GB Samsung PC2-6400 666MHz Hard Drive: ? Removable Media: DVD Burner OS: Windows Vista Home Premium key under battery – Windows 7 Pro installed. Condition: Used, good condition. Tested when we got it. Acquired From: Wifes friend. It was their old one. We burned all their old data and formatted it. Back to top
HP G42-415DX (2011): 1.JPG 2 Specs: CPU: AMD Athlon II P340 Dual Core 2.2GHz RAM: 8GB DDR3-12800 Hard Drive: SSD Removable Media: SD slot, DVD burner OS: Windows 10 Pro Condition: Working. Currently using for printing shipping labels. Acquired From: Found on sidewalk with no RAM or HDD. Back to top
Gateway Mini Laptop LT4004u / ZE7 (Black) (2012): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Atom N2600 1.6GHz RAM: 4GB (2.99GB Usable) Hard Drive: 220GB Removable Media: SD Card slot OS: Windows 7 Starter – 32 bit Key on case – But upgraded to Windows 10 Home but still 32bit! Condition: Working good as a portable laptop. Battery was replaced and working. Slow but good for portability. Acquired From: Rescued from e-waste pile. Power cord was found in parking lot and it matched this laptop and the other mini gateway laptop. Back to top
Dell Inspiron 17 – 500 Series / P26E – 17″ LCD (2014): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Core i3 RAM: ? Hard Drive: ? Removable Media: DVD Burner, SD Card reader OS: Sticker of Windows 8 Pro, but no key. Condition: Working good. Only computer that properly stitches my Gear 360 camera footage. Acquired From: Wife got it from my aunt. Back to top
Vulcan Challenger II Model VTA0800IM16 – Windows 10 Tablet (2019): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Intel Atom Z3735F at 1.33GHz RAM: 2GB built in Storage: Built in SSD 32GB (barely enough for Win 10) Additional Storage: SD Card at 64GB OS: Windows 10 – 32 bit. Condition: It works, but very slowly. Good for typing documents on the go, browsing the web, and watching videos online. When windows is updating then its almost unusable. Still nice having it be so small and portable, its the size of a ipad mini or a large cell phone. Acquired From: Purchased from local big electronics store. It was around $100. Back to top

Computers (servers, etc):

Sniffer Technologies 2U Rack Server (2000): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Intel D815EEA Processor: Pentium 3 900MHz RAM: 2x 256MB 133MHz DDR OS: Key on case for XP Pro1-2 CPU Removable Drives: CD Rom and 3.5″ Floppy Drives Condition: Missing power supply (What did I do with it???) Missing 2x PCI Network cards (I think they are somewhere around here) Acquired From: I bought this on ebay in 2009. I bid $20 and won. I had to pay shipping too so the total was under $35. Back to top
Dell PowerEdge 1800 Rackmount Server (2005): 1.JPG Specs: CPU: Dual CPU Xeon 3.2GHz 2 core each – 4 core total RAM: 8GB Total – 4 sticks – 2GB PC2-3200R ECC Ram each Hard Drives: 2x 250GB SATA Removable Media: CDburner/DVD ROM IDE, DLT VS160 tape drive SCSI, 3.5″ Floppy OS: Windows Server 2003 key on case Weight: This computer is HEAVY – over 60LBS! Condition: Was running as my backup server back in the day. Ran Windows Server 2003. Acquired From: Bought at a thrift store for $45. Sadly the thrift store closed. Back to top
Google Search Appliance MINI-002X (2007): 1.JPG Specs: Uses special screw bits, need to remove them to see inside and repair. Will update proper specs when we get around to repairing and seting this up.  Estimated specs from other websites:  Motherboard: Supermicro P8SCT CPU: 3GHz Pentium 4 531 Prescott RAM: 2GB DDR2 (2x sticks of 1GB PC4200 533MHz Expansion Slots: 1 PCI-x and 5 PCI Hard Drive: 250GB WD SATA2 Drive connections: 4 SATA, 1 IDE, 1 IDE Floppy Power Supply: Ablecom PWS-281-1H at 280W Condition: PSU fan will not spin, needs to be replaced before booting. Acquired From: Facebook Market. This guy was only about 1-2 Miles from my house. I think I paid $40. Back to top
Audio ReQuest Digital Music Server – Fusion Pro (Older unit)(2008): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Large ATX Motherboard with AT Keyboard Port CPU: Celeron 600MHz RAM: 128MB 133MHz Hard Drive: 400GB PSU: Built into unit Condition: Booted last I tried it. Acquired From: Thrift store. Was $20, but it was half off day so I got it for $10. Back to top
Audio ReQuest Digital Music Server – Fusion Pro (Newer unit) (2008): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Possible its Mini ITX (Been long time since I opened it) CPU: Celeron 2 850MHz RAM: 1GB – 2x 512MB Hard Drive: 500GB PSU: 300W Condition: Boots to black screen, No GUI Acquired From: Thrift store. Was $20, but it was half off day so I got it for $10 Back to top
2U Rack Server (2011): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Supermicro X8DTH-iF CPU: 2x Intel Xeon X5690 6 core 12 thread 3.46GHz RAM: 96GB DDR3 ECC total – 12x 8GB Samsung PC3L-10600R SSDS: 4x 400GB SAS SSD for OS and VMs HDDS: 4x 12TB Hard Drives, 1x 1TB Video Card: RX 480 for Passthrough for Plex/Folding Case: Netscout nGenius Infinistream AFM 4980/HS SP 16 x 500gb server Addin cards: LSI HBA SAS9211-8i IT Mode, Mellanox MNPH29D-XTR ConnectX Dual Port 10Gigabit Condition: Setup and working, Runs Server OS with websites, and Windows 10 with Plex, Emby, Folding @ Home, etc. Acquired From: Bought most parts on ebay. The case and original parts were from ebay but with local pickup. Back to top
Test Bench Motherboard (2019): 1.JPG Specs: Motherboard: Asus B250 Mining Expert CPU: Intel Celeron RAM: I think its 8GB ram Hard Drive: Right now its a SSD I borrowed for this current project. Removable Media: Currently has USB 3.5″ Floppy and USB DVD Burner. Condition: Working great. Used for all types of testing from testing video cards, power supplies, video capture, screen capture, hard drive formatting, etc. Acquired From: Motherboard was from Facebook Marketplace – Longbeach Back to top

Wish List:

  • Apple II Monitor
  • Apple Mac Classic
  • Apple Newton
  • Apple Lisa
  • C64 Floppy Drive
  • CRT Monitors – different types and brands.
  • Gateway 2000 386 (My second computer)
  • Gateway 2000 Destination Accessories: TV,  Remote, Drivers and Keyboard, etc.
  • IBM PS/2, 5160, XT, etc
  • Mac Pro 4,1 Dual CPU Tray
  • Osborne
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Computers we missed: Wife’s small desktop in garage. I think its an HP. Raspberry Pi, Arduino, etc. Back to top