Hiya, I'm considering buying a Barebones unit & installing my existing Athlon 1.3gHz processor, PC100 SDRAM & Maxtor ATA100 HD.
Obviously it would be better to install the latest kit, but as I want to use it as a basic machine, performance, etc. is not a consideration. Anyway, I'd rather put the new kit into my existing setup where improving performance would be more justified.
Would I have a problem finding a suitable Barebones unit?
Ev3en a cube takes up almost the same footprint as a tower.
You have to think differently, i was going to say "out of the box" but this is really one of the most ludicrous pieces of jargon that has ever gained credence.
My IBM is attached to the wall about 4 foot above ground level. I just installed a suitable shelf.
There is frequently unused floorspace under the desk.
Many modern desks have an overhang and a modesty screen. A good place to hang a tower unit? possibly but you will have to get up to load any of the drives. But then most of us only load a piece of software once.