Maximizing value selling a working 11/34

Ben Sinclair ben at
Sat Dec 12 14:30:31 CST 2015

I'm also interested if you have any information about what the system
was doing Noel!

Was it in use until just recently? It's always fun to hear about older
systems that are still being used for production work.

On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 8:09 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at> wrote:
> So I know someone who has a working 11/34 (4 RLO2's and the 11/34 in an H960,
> running RSTS/E) they want to sell, and they want to know how to maximize the
> value - i.e. whether to sell it as a complete working system, or to part it
> out - and if the latter, how to break it up?
> (No discussion about the morality of parting it out, please; this is owned by
> a business, and they need the money to pay people's salaries.)
> So which direction would get the most money? My sense is that parting it to
> the maximal degree possible (e.g. sell each drive separately, sell the memory
> separately from the CPU, sell the feet separately from the H960, etc) is
> the way to get the most money, but I'm interested to hear what others think.
> Thanks for any insights!
>         Noel

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