My Computer Value?

By cfitzarl
Sep 14, 2006
  1. When I get a new Celeron for my computer, I am going to sell it, and build another; this one better. How much do you think I can rack in on this piece of junk?

    Here are Detailed Specs.

    Intel Celeron D 330 @ 2.66ghz - 256kb l2 cache
    Western Digital Caviar SE 7200 RPM 160gb IDE Hard Drive 8MB Cache
    512mb DDR2 533 Pc2 4200 Samsung Ram
    Via S3 Unichrome Pro Igp 64mb (32Mb Shared)
    Via P4M800PRO-M478 Motherboard with 1 AGP 8X
    Black Case w/450 Watt Power Supply (18A On 12V Rail) w/fan
    4 System 80mm fans
    Realtek Ac'97 Integrated Sound
    Integrated NIC
  2. dmill89

    dmill89 TS Guru Posts: 475

    You realy don't need that many upgrades. A P4 $70 and a good AGP card $60-$100 and maby more ram $50 for an aditional 512 MB. If you did this you would have a decent mid range system for less than $250. Building a system from scrath with those specs after upgrade would cost atleast $500. If you want a Ultra high end system you should build a new one but if you just want a system that won't lag, will run vista well, and run most games at good settings I would recomend you save some money and upgrade your current system.

    Here are some sugestions
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    To give you an idea what you would get if you do decide to sell it.
    My local computer shop oftain has used system with specs similar to those and they usually sell for $130 but they have a 3 month warrenty to back them up. As a privite person selling the system with no warrenty you might be able to get $60-$120. Personaly I wouldn't pay more than $90 for a used system with those specs and no warrenty. You may be able to get more if you split it up and sell off the parts.
  3. LipsOfVenom

    LipsOfVenom TS Rookie Posts: 160

    It's probably worth $300 - $400 max. Dell has Pentium D's with 1 GB RAM starting at $350, so that was my reference point
  4. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,975   +9

  5. nickslick74

    nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575

    If you live near a decent sized town, put it on for $100 - $150 and see if you get any takers. Free to list on craigslist.
  6. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,975   +9

    I'll check it out. I live near a the city of Boston, and I would hope that it would be listed......
  7. nickslick74

    nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575

  8. pctec

    pctec TS Rookie Posts: 20

    I'd say $300...
    I hightly doubt you will get more than that unless you snag a newbie :D
  9. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

  10. johnmayo

    johnmayo Banned Posts: 61

    I sold my last build to a newb for $
    It had a 478 pin 3.06ghz HT
    1 gig of pc3200
    GeForce 7600gs
    And a 50 dollar Mobo
  11. johnmayo

    johnmayo Banned Posts: 61

  12. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,975   +9

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