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How much would you offer on this computer?

Discussion in 'Buy/Sell/Trade/Giveaway Forum' started by LOL_NESS, Oct 22, 2007.

  1. LOL_NESS New Member

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    My friend wants know how much this system could this sell for..

    Motherboard: MSI K9N4 Ultra, Nforce 4 Chipset
    CPU: AMD Athlon 64Bit 3800+
    RAM: 1Gb DDR2
    Graphics: X1950 Pro 256MB
    HDD: 160GB Sata
    DVD Burner
    Floppy
    Black Case
     
  2. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Dual Core, or Single Core 3800+?

    I would say probably around $300-$400
     
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    300€ tops
     
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    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, in the US it might bring around $350.
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I've had a hard time selling used systems alot better than that for $350. I'd say $250 tops.
     
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    Fiream New Member

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    I'd have to agree. A used system is almost always going to be worth less than the sum of its parts. Depending on the market in your area it might bring a bit more or a bit less. You'll almost always get more by breaking one up and selling it piecemeal either on a forum or fleabay.
    The average user doesn't have the knowledge to care about what parts are inside it, they are looking at perceived value. With Dell and others selling new systems for ~$300.00 it's going to be difficult to persuade them that yours is superior even if it is. Good Luck though.
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    Velocity New Member

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    With a setup like that though, i can almost gaurentee that it would sell parted out. and get much more out of it than 300 or so.
     
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    You'll not get much at all for it as a system. Significantly more ebayed as components - bit more hassle though.
     
  9. Live OR Die

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    ill would say $350max my mate sold his for $450 and it was way better than that
     
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    If that was to end up on Ebay, I'd start the bidding at $250 and expect it to get around $350-$500.
     
  11. Velocity

    Velocity New Member

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    Well are just those parts being sold, as you could make money off the psu, fans and hsf's aswell (not much, but it would add up)
     
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    I'd give you $275 shipped for tower. $350 if it includes a monitor, $375 - 450 if includes speakers/mouse/kb, dependent on speakers.
     

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