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Building 7 Desktop PC Systems in 14 Hours for Charity in 2001 for Shipment to Cuba

Personal_Finance / Computing Mar 29, 2021 - 10:51 AM GMT

By: HGR

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Once upon a time when 2001 was supposed to become a Space Oddessy reality Pentium class cpu computers were deemed to be the gold standard in desktop PC systems, and in that time those who had the knowledge and skill to rapidly assemble such machines were in high premium demand. And so I gave up my time to a local charity that asked me to build 7 working machines from a collection of donated parts, old machines and components that I had bought so that they could be shipped off to a collective in Cuba who were in much need of desktops given the trade blockade that Cuba was under from the US, so that this developing nation could start to join the information age.

Here's the video I made during my 14 hour ordeal, vowing NEVER AGAIN would I agree to build more than 1 computer in any one day, still this was for charity where the container ship was destined to leave Britain's shores for Cuba virtually as soon as the 7 or 8 machines were built and transported off to port during the morning.


Building 7 Desktop PC Systems in 14 Hours for Charity in 2001 for Shipment to Cuba

And as for the specs of my latest machine, we'll we have moved a long way on from Intel's Pentium's and whilst Intel processors since around the 5th Gen have failed to innovate, still AMD has filled that innovation void with their Ryzen series and so the latest addition to my compute power is in Ryzen 9 5950x system with the full specs listed below -

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