How much is my gaming rig worth?

By cashblingbling ยท 6 replies
Nov 7, 2010
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  1. I want to sell my rig but just need an opinion on how much its worth Thanks.
    AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.8 ghz per core
    3.5 gb Memory Plenty for every task
    320gb HDD
    XFX ATI Radeon 4890
    MSI 790xt G45 Motherboard
    NZXT Sentry2 LCD Fan Controller
    7 Fans in the Case Keep everything Ice Cold
    LCD: I-INC 25' 1080p full HD 2ms respawns time
    Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

    Speakers Included: Creative Inspire T2900 2.1 with remote
    Mouse: Sidewinder X8 Gaming Mouse
    Keyboard: Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 6000 v3
    Xbox 360 Controller also included
    Headset: Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000
    Power Supply: Antec 650 watt green power crossfire ready
    DVD-RW Drive lightscribe ready

    Games Included:
    Battlefield Bad Company 2
    Batman Arkan Asylum
    Splinter Cell Conviction
    Dead Rising 2
    NBA 2K10
    Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare
    Call of duty 5 World at War
    Call of Duty 6 Modern Warfare 2
    Gears of War
    Grand theft Auto 4
    Burnout Paradise
    Street Fighter 4
    Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
    Mafia 2
    Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands
    Just Cause 2
    Resident Evil 5
    Halo 2
    Call of Duty 5
  2. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 887   +19

    The games that are on steam cant be sold, doing this is goes against Steam's TOS. Accounts which have been bought, sold or traded will be disabled. This includes any other accounts in your possession at the time of the sale or trade, regardless of whether those accounts were also sold or not.
  3. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    That's right, its also common practice to format, so unless you include a fresh copy of windows, or a brand new Windows 7 64bit OEM box, I wouldn't count it at full price.

    However, if it is a new copy of windows, I'd price it at $650 - $700.
    This time, i'll write an abstract justifying it.
    Windows 7 (assuming it's new) $180
    Monitor - $250
    Fan controller, DVD drive, and all the other peripherals - $50
    And about $200 for the core components.
  4. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 887   +19

    $200 for the motherboard, cpu, ram, hdd, psu, and video card sounds about right.
  5. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    How do you know those are all Steam games Dustin? I know MW2 is since it forces everyone to use Steam, can't comment on the rest though.

    In any case, everything included like that I'd second HK's price of ~ $650. I think you could get more selling off those pieces separately from the monitor, peripherals, the PC & even the games. However like Dustin points out if those are Steam games and at least MW2 is, selling it violates there TOS. Reason why anything you buy on Steam isn't actually yours. If they are retail games minus Steam tie-ins you should be alright, but even then online components usually still have some registration need.

    You could also sell your video card separately, XFX cards if you registered come with a double-lifetime warranty and I don't see why you couldn't get at least $100 dollars as it still a good card.
  6. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 887   +19

    I said "The games that are on steam cant be sold", i never said all of those games was on steam. I know Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 and Mafia 2 have to be linked to a steam account to be played.
  7. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    Clearly I didn't read everything :haha: . Didn't know about Mafia 2 either but I don't think I'll be getting that game anytime soon.

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