[SunRescue] Pentium Pro VRMs?
rescue at sunhelp.org
Sat Jun 2 22:04:01 CDT 2001
I've bought a few brand new ones on eBay and haven't paid more than
$25.00. It's just a matter of keeping your eyes open for a while.
On June 2, Ken Hansen wrote:
> VRMs are available at eBay quite readily, but they are expensive - a PPro
> VRM for my $200 PPro server was $40 (IIRC), and the 2nd PPro 200 was about
> $30, and the system that was $200 incl. a 20" Sun monitor, 4 Gig U/W HD, and
> 128 Meg RAM... So, in comparison to my PPro system, the VRM was quite
> I haven't had the heart to turn down the machine to install the second CPU
> yet - it's been up 23+ days (since I bought it) and hasn't had a problem
> yet. It is running Linux Mandrake 7.1.
> Who is *still* happy with that last-minute purchase at TCF this year...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave McGuire" <mcguire at neurotica.com>
> To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2001 6:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Pentium Pro VRMs?
> > On June 2, Robert Novak wrote:
> > > Does anyone know a good web source for pentium pro VRMs? I'm trying to
> > > bring a HP Vectra XU back to life, and it seems all the ppro boards I
> > > available for cannibalization have built-in VRMs. Well, except the one
> > > dualie I have in serious use, of course :(
> > I've needed a couple of them in the recent past...I've always had
> > good luck finding new ones on eBay.
> > -Dave McGuire
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