In terms of repurposing old computer hardware, it would be hard to pick a project that would bring a bigger smile to my face than retrofitting an Intel Core2Duo-based Sun workstation to use modern AMD EPYC platform. It’s the best of both worlds, modern hardware in a chassis with perhaps the best logo in all of tech.
It’s kind of pointless, and clearly took a lot of work, but darn it if I don’t like it.
Patrick Kennedy comments:
Introducing the Ultra EPYC. We take a Sun Ultra 24 and retrofit the newest AMD EPYC Gigabyte Platform, NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti, EVGA PSU and Intel Optane storage.
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