I have a computer collecting dust in the garage with the following specs:
CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170N-WIFI Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2400 CL16 Memory
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive
Graphics: Intel Integrated Graphics
Case: Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ITX Mini ITX Tower Case
Power Supply: SeaSonic 450 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply
I already have 3 workstations that do everything I need, so I don’t need another computer for any desktop work.
I already have a Synology NAS so no need for that.
My only ideas of what to do with it are:
Install Ubuntu 20.04 server and put Nextcloud on it. I have managed Nextcloud hosting with Hetzner so this would allow me to self-host my Nextcloud instance. Although I’m thinking about getting a new Raspberry pi and putting Nextcloud on that since the above computer may be overkill.
Donate to local charity.
Any other ideas of what to do with this machine would be great. Thanks!