[rescue] Shedding a 10 foot stack of Dell PIII servers
lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 10:33:24 CDT 2012
Not worth shipping, very heavy.
(All Poweredge, all rack mount unless otherwise noted)
2400 - tower
4400 - tower
4400 - 8U
6350 - 5U (two)
And Powervault 630F 4U, five of these
On Aug 19, 2012, at 10:50 AM, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> Hi Lionel,
> Are these all the same model? Which one(s) do you have?
> Are they heavy? I could use a couple of Intel servers...not sure if it
> be worth shipping.
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 10:30:04AM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> I'm about to recycle an aproximate 10 foot tall stack of PIII servers,
>> but before I do, is there any reason to do things like pull the RAM,
>> CPU or HDs?
>> The systems were bought a surplus years ago and wound up occupying a
>> corner of my garage I haven't had a need fr until now. They are still
>> clean, and I suspect most are fully functional (I tested them upon
>> purcase, but not since). There is no fear of data loss if the HDs fell
>> into the wrong hands - I have no data on them.
>> I have seen scrap metal buyers that pay "top dollar" for things like
>> CPUs and RAM based on the minerals they can extract from them - is
>> this something I should consider a worth-while investment of my time?
>> I am selling off my scrap servers for 17 cents a pound, by taking the
>> RAM/CPUs out I can't imagine that will impact that "payday" (which
>> will likely cover gas plus lunch that day ;^).
>> If anyone potentially interested in parts from these machines, I'd be
>> happy to list the model numbers in the stack (all Dell), including
>> several FC-AL trays with small 9 gig drives (from memory) - just let
>> me know if you want me to post a list.
>> Lionel Peterson
>> lionel4287 at gmail.com
>> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
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