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Old 08-19-2006, 12:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how much is my computer worth?

how much would you guys buy it for?
how much should i sell it to a friend for?
Here is my computer:
Dell Dimension 8300 with Microsoft XP
Pentium 4 2.6 GHz
1 GB DDR SDRAM @ 400 MHz
128 MB NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Video Card
120 GB Ultra ATA/100 (7200 RPM) Hard Drive
Intel Pro 100M Integrated PCI NCI Card
Wireless Logitech MX 3000 Keyboard and Mouse
3.5in Floppy Drive
Dell 17" Flat Panel (E171FPB) Monitor
48x/24x/48x CD-RW Drive
Altec Lansing 745 Speakers (4 surround and subwoofer)
Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
McAfee Security Center (36 month subscription)
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Old 08-19-2006, 12:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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How old is it?
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Three years.
Does that lessen its value?
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Old 08-19-2006, 12:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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$350-$400
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Old 08-19-2006, 12:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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If this computer was brand new, what would it sell for?
Is it because the computer is three years old that it loses so much value?
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Old 08-19-2006, 12:44 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Technology changes fast. What would this be worth?
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...lance&n=541966
its only 8 months old and still has 4 months warrenty left. also has been upgraded to a gig ram.
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Quote:
Originally posted by leshovsa
If this computer was brand new, what would it sell for?
Is it because the computer is three years old that it loses so much value?
Brand new back then is different to brand new right now

I would guestimate around $500.00 as it is now

Mostly for some of the peripherals (monitor, MX3000, etc.)

One of the major contributing factors to depreciation is current hardware technology.

According to Moore's Law processors' complexity doubles every 18-24 months. What this boils down to is faster hardware w/ less power consumption and less heat emmision.

Because the technology advances so quickly, our PC's and Rigs lose value quickly.

Yeah.... it's a bummer.
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any other estimates?
what would a fair price be for my girlfriend?
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Originally posted by leshovsa
any other estimates?
what would a fair price be for my girlfriend?
If it is for your girlfriend it should be free.
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