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Old 12-07-2005, 06:16 PM   #1
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I was thinking about buying a 486 Computer, just to play some of these old school games without having to bother with any of the DosBox configuring. I have an extra monitor and I think the computer wouldn't cost me more than $25.

So the question is:

Does anyone know of any good sites to buy already built 486 computers (besides ebay)?

Ebay had only three or four 486 computers on it, none of which interested me.
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Old 12-07-2005, 07:42 PM   #2
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Anyone?
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Old 12-07-2005, 07:57 PM   #3
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Is there a Cash Converters or Cash Generator anywhere near you?

If not, you might find one in a charity shop.

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Old 12-07-2005, 09:33 PM   #4
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OK, thanks.
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Old 13-07-2005, 09:53 AM   #5
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I'm glad to see you want to play games the old way k: k:
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Old 13-07-2005, 02:03 PM   #6
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You might also want to check universities and colleges, some times their IT department has computers to give away or sell at very low prices.
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Old 13-07-2005, 03:27 PM   #7
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Originally posted by efthimios@Jul 13 2005, 02:03 PM
You might also want to check universities and colleges, some times their IT department has computers to give away or sell at very low prices.
I got 21 486 CPU's for free, along with 6 monitors, 32 harddrives, and a few gigs of SIMM RAM in total
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Wow :blink:
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Old 15-07-2005, 09:42 PM   #9
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I know only what i posted in "Vintage Computing". I was looking for such a site too.
But I think it's great that more and more people buy old computers for DOS games.
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Old 16-07-2005, 04:14 AM   #10
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Its really hard to find places that sell these..at least here..1giggers is about the slowest most the shops sell. But I often see such computers in the newpaper classifieds. I thought about doing this myself but I dont have room for another computer..my game room is already overflowing with crap.
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