Weekly Tech Tip #1: Uses for an Old Computer System


  • Pfsense Box
  • Foot Rest
  • Tinker Toy
  • Something to hurl at your neighboor playing loud music at 3AM in the morning
  • Dinner Plate
  • Display Piece
  • Stool
  • A Seat
  • Booster Seat

What do you use old pc's for?

Not bad sir, not bad at all. 


room heater. NAS

Home server for storage, why buy something new just for storage is beyond me.

Game server.

Compiling and rendering machine. 

Routing and firewall is useful too.

You could make digital frames out of old laptop displays.

I guess you could smuggle drugs in a dvd drive or hard disk.

Teaching kids and elderly how to use computers. 

Office programs and general pc use with programs of it's time (seriously people, just because there things it can't run doesn't mean it can't run all the programs that worked just fine a few years back, just stop with this fad, you don't need to upgrade if you only do office work and light programming)



I used my old Xbox 360 for a mouse pad once

That is a good use for a 360.