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Use for old laptop


New member
Good day,

what can I do with my old laptop. I have tried making it into a NAS server but it didnt work because it didnt meet the minimum requirements.

intel pentinum
2gb ram
500gb storage


Staff member
Hey @Tyrel_Smith and welcome to CF

With those sort of specs you may be a bit limited these days. You could perhaps throw Linux on there and do very basic web browsing or maybe use it for old games, but for NAS work it would be pretty slow as the CPU will likely be the main bottleneck, and the Ethernet will likely be limited to 10/100 performance.