Need a computer?

blackbox hasn’t gotten much serious use since I built it in January 2006 (bought my mac mini 2 months later). I fired it up the other day because I wanted a dual monitor mac without paying an arm and a leg. Well after a series of scientific pokings the hard drive is completely flakey. I don’t really need this but the hardware is new so I thought I’d offer it up for sale. All of the specific bits are covered in this Engadget article.

  • 3.0GHz Pentium 4
  • 2GB DDR2 Ram
  • 8 SATA ports, 2 banks with a RAID controller each
  • 3 IDE w/RAID controller
  • 7 USB2.0 ports
  • Memory card reader
  • Firewire A/B
  • Dual TV tuner
  • nVidia 6200TC RGB DVI and TV out
  • 7.1 audio analog/digital in/out
  • 2 1Gb ethernet ports
  • Nice case, scratch on top
  • Flakey (at least in Linux) 250GB SATA drive

Without the hardrive, these parts cost me $1000 in January 2006. First reasonable offer gets it.


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