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    RAM

    I have a small pile of random memory chips I have acquired over the years as systems have been upgraded.

    Is it worth keeping anything less than 1GB these days or just bin it?

    I've got 2 sticks of 256MB from laptops that is not really going to be of any use.

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    Unless you know you have systems that can use the ram you have stock piled I'd dispose of it as it will just sit around forever.

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    If you are thinking about dumping the RAM have a look at this first:

    Link: Geek Christmas Wreath

    That time of year is coming around again...

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    It's just from where people have come to me and said sort my laptop out, its has ram upgrade and its just there collecting dust now.

    I am just sorting through stuff as I will be moving out in next month or two so trying to sort out before I move it all!

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    Good idea @DaveP, I know I have a bigger pile of PC RAM some where, might have a play!

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    Laptop ram makes particularly good keyrings. Not only does it verify your geekness, it's excellent for opening boxes/tearing tape and a safer alternative than your house/car keys.

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    Put them on eBay. I had a 1GB stick of SD RAM sold it for £50.

    Sold some 1GB DDR for £7 ish.

    The older it is the more it worth!

    Dead cheap to post RAM

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    Will find all what I have and might chuck it on there, need all the cash I can get for the house.

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    I have a couple of SIPp modules in a box, allong with 30,72 simm...

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    Printers often use older ram too which might be another place to offload it and another driver of the price on eBay.

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    Never thought about that @SYNACK, remember years ago upgrading the HP ones when I was first working with computers. A school where I was helping out always used to have their HP ones upgraded!

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    High end routers as well,

    Like cisco 800's 1800's etc use old ram

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