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Selling my PC, how much is a good price?

by bll3r / March 21, 2007 12:02 AM PDT

Well . . . need to pay off a couple things so this machine might have to go, people have been asking me how much im selling for but im really not sure on a good price, ill list everything it has and maybe get some opinions, thanks in advance to anyone who helps out!!

mother board: M2N32-SLI DELUX
processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+,
ram: 2 GB's of PNY Verto Gamer PC2-6400 800MHz DDR2
Hard Drive: Western Digital SE16 320GB
Video Card: GeForce 8800 GTS OC
Optical: HP 940i Light Scribe

Thats the hardware, softwares not important because im going to reformat the HD with WIN XP PRO, so i dont want that added into the final price, i was trying to find some kind of kelly blue book but for PC's with no luck, so figured i'd see what cnet users though, again . . thanks in advance

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XP Pro alone is worth a lot.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2007 12:11 AM PDT

So from 99 to 299 depending on version so I never discount that. But the rest of the machine varies on condition and warranty, support.

Tell more about what the owner will do if they need to find a driver or get a bug fix.

Bob

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by bll3r / March 21, 2007 12:18 AM PDT

The PC is in 100% perfect condition. All hardware is less than 2 months old so the man. war. will be accepted. As far as drivers and other related things, my buddy told me its a pretty advance machine so it wouldn't really be suitable for someone just trying to check there e-mail. The video card is the 640mb version, not the 320

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Try this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 21, 2007 12:24 AM PDT
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Take the retail cost of each item and use the 50% of that for the bottom end. Add the price of XP Pro that applies to your version and you'll find a price that should move the box out.

Why 50%? No warranty or support. They at taking a chance that some part is not 100%

Bob

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unless you can find a gamer to buy the whole thing
by ramarc / March 21, 2007 3:01 AM PDT

pull the card and ebay/sell it seperately. you could get at least $250 for it.

$500 is a good asking price without the card: mobo, 100; processor, 150; ram, 150; hd, 100. $750 with the card.

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