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  1. SK-1

    SK-1

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    My wifes PC just died and I found a system for sale by a guy that works at my local PC store.
    I want to see if you guys think it is a good deal or not.
    This is a RARELY used computer and never overclocked...

    Chieftec case
    A8N-32 SLI mobo
    Dual core 4400 939s
    2-7600GT's in SLI
    2 gigs of low latency Corsair memory
    Windows XP Pro and Vista Ultimate on dual boot
    2-250Gig. SATA hard drives
    Zalman 9500Led CPU cooler

    Asking price is $700.00....what do you think?
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    NOT . Do you have any other plans , of your own for example ?
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    That's an awful deal, the system in my specs (Which is much better than what you were offered) would be worth about 700 or so maybe. But I'd say somewhere in the realm of 300-500
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    Why does she need dual 7600GT's and a E4400 :eek:
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    It's not an E4400, its an Athlon X2 4400...notice the mobo as well as the 939s he put...which means socket 939 = AMD.
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    $300 if it really is barely used and has not been overclocked, which would cause wear and tear.

    to give you perspective on it i just put together :

    cpu - Q6600 quad core
    MB - gigabyte ga-p35-ds3l
    ram - 2gb (2x1gb) pc6400 ddr2 800
    video - nvidia 8800gt EVGA
    dvd - samsung dvd r/wr
    hdd - western digital 320gb
    cpu cooler - arctic cooler 7
    video card cooler - arctic cooler accelero s1

    all this cost me $987 yet i still needed a case, but you can see why $700 is such a high price
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2008
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    not for 700 bucks
  8. SK-1

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    I will piece one together on my own I guess.
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    Damn local shops. They pray on people not knowing enough about what they are buying. I just sold a system that I shipped 3 states away that was much better than this for $650.
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    if you went amd/ati and didnt get the quad core and used a 3850 you could build a complete near top of the line computer for that same $700. (depending on the case you buy that is :D )
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    Thanks guys,...I think deep down I knew this was a bad deal but I needed reassurance!
    I am going to piece together a system around my old Antec 1080 case.
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    I have a chifetec case here And swear not to ever have another its 60 lbs and err 700 939 is ddr mem and not very upgradeable just build get an am2 board some nice ddr2 ram(2gigs)
    a nice 3850/256 and be happy and faster

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