HP NetServer E60 Dual Pentium III Workstation from 1999

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Big restoration! This is how it looked when I got it. eBay find

Specs:
HP NetServer E60
HP 256W power supply
2xIntel Pentium III 500MHz Slot 1 processors
512MB PC100 RAM
GoTek floppy emulator (original floppy drive was busted)
Hitachi CDR-8435 32X IDE CD-ROM drive
HP branded Fujitsu 9.1GB 7200RPM 68-pin SCSI hard drive
Quantum Atlas 10K2 36GB 10,000 RPM 68-pin SCSI hard drive
Windows NT4 Server
Windows 2000 Pro
ATI XPert 2000 Pro 32MB AGP video card
Turtle Beach Montego II AU8830 A3D PCI sound card
Onboard HP NetServer LAN
Onboard HP branded Adaptec AIC-7895 SCSI adapter

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The insides when I first plopped it open. Surprisingly clean

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dat CPU blank

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Pretty cool card on the side of the case

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Came with a 4MB ATI Rage IIC AGP video card

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Also came with this 9.1GB 7200RPM SCSI hard drive

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The side panel needed a LOT of work.... this is after initial cleaning with magic eraser and isopropyl alcohol

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Just to give an idea...

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Figured why not use car cleaning products...

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Significant improvement

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Ah, the joy of a magic eraser

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The big 10,000RPM hard drive... check out how it sounds here http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/cyo5nhtq0z/ATLAS10K2.mp3

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The ATI Xpert 2000 Pro 32MB AGP video card

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Turtle Beach Montego II AU8830 A3D PCI sound card from some old Dell... the machine did not come equipped with a sound card

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All cleaned up! That SCSI cable is really long. Tucked the terminator below the optical drive.

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Friend sent me a matching processor. Also replaced the loud rear fan with an Arctic F9 92mm fan... and replaced the super loud power supply fan with some generic spare one I had lying around. Fans are much much quieter. The SCSI hard drives, however...

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Vent cover on

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Power supply sticker... proprietary

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The front! All ret 2 go

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The rear, complete with original keys + zip tie

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Side A

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Side B

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Boot screen

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GoTek at work!

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Boots to an MS-DOS floppy just fine

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Windows NT4 booting up

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NT4 desktop

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NT4 programs + info

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2000 desktop

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2000 programs + info

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Specs via AIDA32

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Ran CrystalDiskMark on the 9.1GB HD

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Ran CrystalDiskMark on the 36GB HD

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Updating Windows 2000 in 2020... that tape drive didn’t actually work so I removed it.

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Where it resides, next to my trusty Dell Precision 5810 which you can see here

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