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How much should i sell my laptop for?

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October 24, 2013 6:07:58 AM

I' trying to sell my MSI GT70 Gaming laptop, bought it last year in May. I wanted to know what would be a reasonable price range to sell it for.

Laptop Specs

Screen 17.3" 1920x1080 Full HD LED (Matte-type) Anti-Glare

HDMI 1.4, 60Hz/120Hz output 1080P, 3D Ready

Graphics Controller
nVidia GeForce GTX 670M 3GB GDDR5 DX11 w/Optimus Technology

Processor
3rd Gen Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7-3610QM, 2.3-3.3GHz, 22nm, 6MB, 45W

Thermal Compound
IC Diamond 24 Carat Thermal Compound on both CPU/GPU

RAM
16GB DDR3 1600 Dual-Channel

Primary Hard Drive
256GB Crucial M4 C400 Solid State Drive SATA III 6Gb/s

Secondary Hard Drive
128GB Crucial M4 C400 Solid State Drive SATA III 6Gb/s

Optical Drive
6X Blu-Ray Read/8X DVDRW Super Multi Combo Drive

Ethernet Controller
Killer Gaming Ethernet Controller

WiFi
Bigfoot networks Killer™ Wireless-N 1103 with two antenna

USB 3.0
3 USB 3.0 / 2 USB 2.0 Ports

eSATA
Built-In External SATA Port

Webcam
Built-in 720P HD Webcam with microphone

Audio
Dynaudio Premium Sound Technology

Primary Battery
One 9 Cell Primary Battery

AC Adapter
One AC Adapter

Keyboard
Software-changeable LED color Backlit Keyboard

Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Warranty As of May 1st 2012
MSI 2 Year North America Limited Warranty / 1 Year Global Warranty

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October 24, 2013 6:27:18 AM

$2800 brand new? Well sadly PC parts in particular lose a crap ton of their value the moment they are opened/first turned on. I'd say as long as its in great shape you could probably get about half of your money back. ~6 months old, close to $300 in SSDs (Refurbed Price) not to mention 16 GB of ram coupled with Bigfoot Network card. I'd say to the right buyer $1500 would be doable.
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October 24, 2013 7:50:48 AM

minus 30% just for opening the box
minus X months of depreciation.

= $980 (realistic) to $1400 (max).

It's 18 months old... and it's a laptop.
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October 24, 2013 9:49:36 AM

fatboytyler said:
$2800 brand new? Well sadly PC parts in particular lose a crap ton of their value the moment they are opened/first turned on. I'd say as long as its in great shape you could probably get about half of your money back. ~6 months old, close to $300 in SSDs (Refurbed Price) not to mention 16 GB of ram coupled with Bigfoot Network card. I'd say to the right buyer $1500 would be doable.


Tabris DarkPeace said:
minus 30% just for opening the box
minus X months of depreciation.

= $980 (realistic) to $1400 (max).

It's 18 months old... and it's a laptop.


@fatboy that was the exact price i was leaning towards thanks for the reassurance
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October 24, 2013 4:36:00 PM

I said $1500 for the right person. So someone who really needs a portable gaming capable machine. Otherwise you'd be looking at probably 1200ish.
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