Estimate Please - Selling My Rig, How Much Would You Say Its Worth?

By mrchu · 7 replies
Feb 8, 2005
  1. Spec is:

    Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+
    Monitor/Panel : Samsung SyncMaster 570S/580S TFT
    Adapter : RADEON 9700 PRO - 128 Megabytes
    2x Maxtor 6Y160P0 160 Gig
    1x Raptor (WDC WD360GD-00FNA0) 37 Gig SATA (3)
    CD-ROM/DVD : HL-DT-ST CD-RW GCE-8520B (CD 40X Rd, 52X Wr)
    CD-ROM/DVD : OPTORITE DVD RW DD0203 (CD 40X Rd, 24X Wr) (DVD 5X Rd, 3X Wr)
    Memory : 2 x 512 Corsair Value Select (1gig)
    8 in 1 Card Reader
    Logitech Cordless Desktop Comfort
    Thermaltake Butterfly 480W Purepower PSU
    TV Tuner Card
    PCI Card Cooler
    Soundblaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum Pro w/ Breakout Box

    Case is usual, side window, light up, fancy jobby (nothing amazing nowadays)

    Anyone estimate how much I could realistically sell this for?
  2. tbrunt3

    tbrunt3 TS Rookie Posts: 313

    between 400-800$ depends on the motherboard probbly 600$ US good price
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    I would say maximum 600 Pounds.
    A similar rig (having less HD-space though) is brandnew for sale at for £699.-
  4. Kevin16

    Kevin16 TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Are you serious?

    The AMD 64, motherboard, RAM, and hard drives cost more than that
  5. mrchu

    mrchu TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 42

    hehe thanks i was hopin some1 wud raise that gna aim for £600 and try n get more if i can....the soundcard is £150 alone...nevermind the £70 raptor hard drive and £60 thermaltake PSU
  6. jstillion

    jstillion TS Rookie Posts: 91

    When I buy used pc stuff I will only pay 1/4 to 1/2 at most of it's "current" value. One of the biggest things if you have that 754 pin socket over the newer 934 pin cpu socket, 754 is already out the door :( that and with PCI express slot becoming the standard... view things hold there vaule in PC world, now your powersupply and flat panel hold the most value.
  7. Kevin16

    Kevin16 TS Rookie Posts: 92

    600 pounds would be a good price for that very powerful "used" computer
  8. somekid007

    somekid007 TS Rookie Posts: 271

    You should have told me before I built my computer last month ;)
    Anyways, I paid about $1350 Canadian for my system last month (see profile). So I think you should ask for about $1000CAD.
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