As I tend to do every few months, yesterday I “rescued” an old Pentium III 700 Mhz computer from the local thrift store for 20 bucks. It had 512MB RAM (which I upgraded to 768MB using some extra RAM I had lying around my man-cave) and a 15GB hard drive (which I intend to upgrade to 40GB in a few days). It has a CD-ROM drive, but I intend to add a DVD drive, also in a few days. I upgraded the stock ATI video card to an NVidia GeForce 4200 given to me by my brother-in-law a couple of years ago. The biggest upgrade, however, I’ll tell you more about after the jump.