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Wanting to sell my computer

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (Not Computer-Related)' started by dabombson, Jul 22, 2006.

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  1. dabombson

    dabombson Thread Starter

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    Well, I got a new laptop and im wondering if I should sell my old computer. Was wondering if anyone could roughly estimate how much I might get for it on Ebay.


    Memory = 512 (256*2)
    Processor = 1.5
    Graphics Card = Geforce 4 MX
    HardDrive = 30 gigs

    Included 15inch Flat Screen Moniter, keyboard, two 10$ speakers, wireless adapter.


    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. linskyjack

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    10 dollars-----seriously, its not worth selling because it is underpowered and ancient. Keep it as a backup.
     
  3. Mulderator

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    I'd guess between $200 and $300 depending on the condition.
     
  4. dabombson

    dabombson Thread Starter

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    Thanks, for the reply. I very rarely used it.
     
  5. DoubleHelix

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    It doesn't matter if you used it or not. The age of the technology is what counts. Think about how much you're going to have to charge the buyer for shipping. They can get a brand new computer for less.
     
  6. Mulderator

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    I agree with Linsky though--better to just keep it for a spare or give it to a relative.
     
  7. Mulderator

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    Not a laptop.
     
  8. kiwiguy

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    But I *think* from the the OP is getting a laptop, and wants to sell the desktop.

    By the specs (GF MX 4 video) it's a desktop IMHO. If it includes a CRT montor, the freight would be a killer.
     
  9. Mulderator

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    Ahhhhh--I misread that--thought he replaced his old laptop with a new one. Now I understand the shipping comment.

    I don't think anyone is going to pay much for a desktop on E-bay because the shipping would be significant and destktops are much cheaper than laptops. You may get $100 for it, but I'd keep it for parts for testing other desktops.
     
  10. InfernoReaper

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    it costs roughly $30 to ship something 25 lbs

    no research done i just had a case of Monster Energy shipped to my house
     
  11. kiwiguy

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    And a CRT is typically 50 lb, then add the Tower...
     
  12. Mulderator

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    Its not just weight though--it the package gets too large, that costs extra.

    There's a Mulder joke in there somehwere! :D
     
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    You need to quit using mirrors that are designed by the car companies that distort the view :D
     
  14. Sianavlis

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    My mother just bought a New HP Pavilion PC at Wal Mart with way better specs than that for $300 bucks. So I highly doubt you would get much for that. Just my 2 cents.
     
  15. Wino

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    Right place, right time. Just sold a PII 350, 10GB HDD, Modem/voice/fax/data and Wireless NIC, CD-ROM, WIN98SE, KB/Mouse/17" CRT/Stereo Mini speakers for $100 to a guy just ripped off by wife filing for divorce...........he needed his internet...............she kept all the good stuff.:p
     
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