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Old 02-07-2012, 08:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Sell or upgrade, is it worth it?

Ok, so this is what I have sitting in my old recreation room (covered in giant ziploc bag essentially lol) Anyway.. a console gamer friend of mine just asked if I could sell him this build, I haven't really gotten alot of use out of it so I would like to see it off, sadly its been powered off and tucked away due to the fact I had been working nonstop when I first got it and than I ended up getting my current radeon build when I was free (<3 Hafx).. anyhow I want to sell this but I really don't know its worth anymore seeing as everything PC depreciates the second its made. What could be upgraded in this? and whats its current worth is my question. I know I would like to change the cpu however as well as Xp Pro...... its pretty outdated.

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Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracers (2x2GB)
xfx geforce GTX 285 1gb/2.48
seagate barracude 7200/300GB
Intel Q6600
Corsair CMPSU-620HX 620W

(recently turned it on and it ran SC2/DoW2 fine no problems after patching)

CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition 6 Core Processor 3.2GHZ
RAM: Ripjaws X 8GB
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA2 7200RPM 4.2MS 32MB
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That Q6600 is a beast of a CPU. I used to have one. Overclock that baby, and it'll purr like a kitten.

Adding up the parts, I came up with about $300. Taking everything at around 65% below retail.

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If you clean it up and get everything updated and such... you could get 500 off of it on craigslist, or 400 from a friend.

On here you wouldn't get much.

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Old 02-08-2012, 05:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
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If you clean it up and get everything updated and such... you could get 500 off of it on craigslist, or 400 from a friend.

On here you wouldn't get much.
Maybe people will have more money around where he lives. I couldn't get 500 for my setup. If your friend thinks it's worth it to him then I would personally sell it to him for around 300 or 400.
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