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September 27, 2013 9:38:17 AM

Hey guys, Ive just bought my pc and i want to sell it so so could you guys be able to give me a fair market value. Here are the specs:

Motherboard : ASUS P8H61-MX USB3

CPU : INTEL Core i5 3570K 3.4Ghz

Case : Aerocool VS-3

GPU : HD Radeon 6950 2GB PCI Express 2.1 BUS DDR5

PSU : OCZ Power Supply 650w

HDD : Sata 1TB Hardrive

Memory : 8GB 1600Mhz DDR3 RAM

CD/DVD : CD/DVDRW Standard From old pc

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a c 134 ) Power supply
a c 199 à CPUs
a c 207 V Motherboard
September 27, 2013 9:43:27 AM

Rule of Thumb - Take your build cost and then subtract 10% .... then 5% for each month of age for 6 months (60% value at this point) ... then 10% for every 6 months thereafter.

0.5 year old - 60% of build cost
1.0 - 50%
1.5 - 40%
2.0 - 30%
2.5 - 20%
3.0 - 10%

If a new generation series of components comes out (i.e. Z77 -> Z87 / GTX 660 -> 760) .... expect that to greatly impact sale viability of same
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September 27, 2013 9:46:31 AM

JackNaylorPE said:
Rule of Thumb - Take your build cost and then subtract 10% .... then 5% for each month of age for 6 months (60% value at this point) ... then 10% for every 6 months thereafter.

0.5 year old - 60% of build cost
1.0 - 50%
1.5 - 40%
2.0 - 30%
2.5 - 20%
3.0 - 10%

If a new generation series of components comes out (i.e. Z77 -> Z87 / GTX 660 -> 760) .... expect that to greatly impact sale viability of same



It Has all been recently bought from brand new for like a week ive spent around 450£ ? could i make a profit on it? thanks for your reply
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September 27, 2013 9:47:54 AM

you should be able to pull in about $200-$300 for that build
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September 27, 2013 9:52:22 AM

John Bong said:
you should be able to pull in about $200-$300 for that build


Thanks Buddy
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September 27, 2013 9:52:45 AM

$500 at the very most.
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a c 137 ) Power supply
a c 309 à CPUs
a c 238 V Motherboard
September 27, 2013 9:57:10 AM

Your pc is probably worth much less than you think.
Few will want to buy a "K" cpu and a non-overclockable motherboard.
Search for your pc or similar on ebay in used condition.
Then filter on completed auctions and you will see actual selling prices in green.
Unless you can find a private buyer, you can likely do better by separating out the parts and selling them individually.
If your os is oem, bundle it with the motherboard.
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