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If I sell my comp at a pawn, how much could I get?

by jdupras / March 13, 2008 3:24 PM PDT

Here are the specs.

4 gig. Ram corsair
OCZ 700w power supply
Geforce 7950 GX2
Processeur Fx-62
Asus workstation professionnal
1300 gig hard drive ? 74g raptor HD, 150g raptor HD, 2x 500g HD
XFI Fatality sound card
4x Lightscribe DVD drive
Mozart-tx w/ window case
20? flat screen LCD - 19? flat screen LCD -- LG
Windows Vista ultimate

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You wouldn't get much
by welrdelr / March 13, 2008 5:10 PM PDT

You may get $200. Pay is usually 10 to 20% of the resale value.
Since pawn shops are well known for fencing goods, try running an ad in your local paper.

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Unless, you plan to get it back...
by Willy / March 13, 2008 9:36 PM PDT

Don't ever expect to get much from a pawn shop, really.

Since, you have a decent system, why not sell openly by newspaper or local trader type newspaper/magazine. I'm sure you'll get more for your system, otherwise the pawn shop will be low-ball.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Run a Newspaper Ad
by rob54w / March 14, 2008 6:38 AM PDT

You have a great system, so I would consider a pawn shop the last place to go.

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I agree
by Jimmy Greystone / March 14, 2008 7:26 AM PDT

Don't sell it at a pawn shop. They will always give you far less than it's worth, because they're taking on the risk that they may be out whatever they end up paying you.

Put an ad in the local paper, put it on ebay or Craigslist... Some place where you're likely to get what it's worth.

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