Buying a "newish" used build from a private party Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Product Last response: December 23, 2012 3:49 PM in Systems Share jamkor December 23, 2012 3:02:11 PM What kinds of tests, etc. should I run in person tp evaluate the build before forking over the cash? Specific applications or otherwise would be very helpful. Thank you! More about : buying newish build private party Motopsychojdn a b B Homebuilt system December 23, 2012 3:35:46 PM Same as cars, if you aren't knowledgeable in the field, take along someone who is Sorry but that is the best advice anyone can give you on this Moto DarkSable a b B Homebuilt system December 23, 2012 3:49:42 PM The other option would be to post the computer specs up here... but then you still don't know if they're accurate / if every item is functioning properly. We could still tell you if it's a decent deal for the price, though. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jamkor December 23, 2012 3:49:57 PM Thank you, I appreciate the thought. I would still appreciate any recommendations to look when I am evaluating the build. Thanks. To help, here is the build: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($84.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($229.99 @ Amazon) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($52.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Corsair Force Series GT 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($114.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($339.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 600T White Graphite ATX Mid Tower Case ($148.15 @ Mac Connection) Power Supply: Corsair Professional 1050W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($178.50 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Asus DVDE818A7T/BLK/B/GEN CD Reader, DVD Writer ($25.97 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 Professional (OEM) (64-bit) ($139.99 @ Newegg) Other: GPUcooler ($169.99) Total: $1768.54 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-23 12:49 EST-0500) I can most likely get it for about $1k with a dell monitor. Thanks again. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Buying GPU from private party Forum HD play back with oldish cpu + newish graphics card? Forum Please help me! new...ish build . Forum New-ish PC BSOD's before login, Startup Repair Utility possibly stuck Forum Looking for some insight. into new"ish " build . Forum Anybody Still Playing d2????? Forum Could two ( newish ) motherboards be bad? - Help please. Forum New(ish ) Build Freeze during OS Install Forum Private School? Forum anti-steam petition Forum LAN party equipment Forum Setting up second router for private local network with internet acces Forum BUILD ME A COMPUTER FOR TRADING ( FUTURES/EQUITIES ) Forum Blizzard hands major private WOW servers DMCA. Forum Multiple OS(es) on multiple drives. Forum The Death of a LAN Party : Community Party to Corporate Plunder Forum PCI compatibility question Forum HTPC+Moderate Gaming Budget Build Help Forum How much is this build worth? Forum [Solved] Please Help Me Community! -New Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !