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May 5, 2010 11:33:45 PM

Hello, I want to build myself a new computer and what I was thinking was to list my current old computer up on ebay to see if I can sort of offset the costs. I was wondering what do you guys think this is worth?

Motherboard: EliteGroup ECS 9657-A

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 2.13 GHz (Stock Clock) 775 Socket

RAM: ADATA DDR2-800 240 Pin DDR2 Unbuffered-DIMM Ram 1 Gb (2 x 512 Mb) PC6400

PSU: NZXT PF-500 500 Watt Power Supply

Video Card: Zogis GeForce 7600 GS PCI-E 512 MB

Sound Card: 8 Channel 7.1 PCI Sound Card

Hard Drive: Hitachi 160 GB S-ATA2 5400 RPM

Optical Drives: Samsung WriteMaster SH-S182D 18x DVD-RW
Sony 16x52x32x52 CDRW/DVD Combo

Floppy Disc Drive: 1.44 MB Floppy Drive

Additional: Logisys 5.25" Remote Controlled Multifunction Control Panel w/ Temp, Power/Reset, USB & Firewire Ports FP800 SL

Case: Thermaltake Armor Jr VC3000BWS Black

It also has 2 blue L.E.D. Fans and 2 blue cold cathode tubes.

I know it's out of date compared to something you can get new today but I was hoping I could possibly get at least $600 for it possibly some more. Let me know what you think.

Thanks

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May 5, 2010 11:45:36 PM

600! no way! im sorry :(  but to be honest, that is 300$ if your lucky. you would have to find somebody really gullible though, since on ebay, there are computers way better for 400-500$. this is the closest one i found to yours:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Dell-Optiplex-745-Intel-Core-2-Duo-...

yours has a few better things, so id say no more than 300$. do you want any help configurating the actual new computer though?
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May 5, 2010 11:50:37 PM

^Agree. Just a tip, it's often better to try to sell the components individually rather than in a complete setup.
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May 5, 2010 11:51:32 PM

Yeah, it's a bummer, but you won't get 600 for that machine in an ethical market. You could always try to push it off on a 13 year old from a nice suburb near his birthday, but nowhere else. 600$ builds a much more current machine brand new. If it was my money, I'd probably offer you right around 200 for that.
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May 5, 2010 11:53:19 PM

to be honest, its probably worth more to wait 20 years until theres like none of them left, and have a thousand $ antique cpu :lol:  that might actually work lol...
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May 7, 2010 4:40:46 AM

haha yeah that antique idea's funny! Thats something i've wondered on what people 30+ years from now are going to consider antique and pay top dollar for.

Anyways, I guess the entire time I was posting that I really didn't think it would be worth a whole lot, so it's not like you guys bursted my bubble or anything. But it doesn't hurt to hope / find out what it would be worth ha!

I'll probably post a new topic sometime soon for my new setup and see what suggesstions you guys have!

Thanks.
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