http://hothardware.com/articleimages/item1817/big_wow_front.jpg
"Blizzard Entertainment is offering a series of special charity auctions featuring server hardware originally used during World of Warcraft’s early days. We’ve since upgraded the game’s infrastructure with the latest technology to offer an even better player experience, but these 'honorably discharged' server blades are now unique collectors’ pieces. The net proceeds from the auction will go to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital."

Totally awesome to get your hands on one of these servers. For the plaque and historical nature alone. I imagine they wipe the drives before they ship them though :)

source:

http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Reitred-World-of-Warcraft-Server-in-Pictures/

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 03/20/2012 at 06:05am

Dude, that's pretty rad.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 03/20/2012 at 02:19pm

It is.

Chowda wrote on 03/20/2012 at 05:17pm

This is pretty awesome. You think anyone will buy one of these and run a private WoW server on it? lol

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 03/21/2012 at 01:37am

Well if they did you know they would be suited for it :)

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