Part out/sell as whole? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-09-2009, 02:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
myowngod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 286
Default Part out/sell as whole?

I listed my setup for sale locally.. but I had no idea what to put for price... and I've never sold a used rig before, so have any of you found it better to just part it out? setup is in sig... any suggested prices? I was trying to just sell it all at once, so I haven't really thought of individual prices yet.. and I can't post in the B/S/T which blows...
__________________

__________________
HAF 932 | i7 920 @ 4.4ghz | OCZ Platinum | EVGA GTX285-SC | EVGA X58 SLI
Corsair 1000HX | Samsung T240 & 2253bw | Watercooled
myowngod is offline  
Old 04-09-2009, 05:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Dauntae's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 1,813
Default Re: Part out/sell as whole?

older stuff it usually is better to sell as a whole but more recent usually fairs better parted out. Your setup would make more by parting out, it just takes a little more work and hassle is all. You should get some decent prices because most of it is still current and the only thing that would be considered dated is the Q6600 but should still get some decent money for it.

Dauntae
__________________

__________________
New system
NZXT Tempest 410 - I5-4670K - Asus Z87-Plus - SeaSonic SS-750KM3 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular PS
GPU MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G - CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB 1600 (2x8gig) - SAMSUNG 840 EVO 250 -Seagate Barracuda 3-TB

Antec 200 - I7-920 - ASUS P6T - Corsair TX650 it's old but still kicking like a mule
2-EVGA GTX 470 in SLI- ocz vertex 3 SSD 128 gig
Seagate Barracuda 1-TB - OCZ DDR3-1600 12 gigs 3x2
Keeps Me Happy :lol:

If I've been helpful, Please rep me
Dauntae is offline  
Old 04-09-2009, 05:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
Patron
 
saltynay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: West Coast, Singapore
Posts: 5,149
Default Re: Part out/sell as whole?

You have a good pc I would stick it on ebay claiming that it has 14.4ghz of theological processing power and you should get a grande for it from an idiot. If your going to be selling to people who actually know there tech then part it out. You will be able to access the b/s/t after you reach 100 posts so help a few more people out
__________________
saltynay is offline  
Old 04-09-2009, 11:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
hikaricloud's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 6,220
Default Re: Part out/sell as whole?

Depending on the batch number of that Q6600, you could probably get a pretty penny for it.

And salty, I lol'd hard.
__________________
R.I.P. Ronald C. "Bucky" Buck
3/13/1949 - 11/30/2010
Poizen22 - in all honesty id prefetr my pics get passed around then send perform some homo erotic sexual deed.
thirdshiftdj - what on earth are you trying to say???
I do not accept support questions via EMail, PM or IM.
If I helped you out, or what I just said rocked you like a hurricane, hit the little thingie over there.
<-------------------------------
hikaricloud is offline  
Old 04-09-2009, 11:38 AM   #5 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
 
philbar71's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Suffolk, VA
Posts: 4,533
Send a message via AIM to philbar71
Default Re: Part out/sell as whole?

you would probibly get about $700-$900 depending on to whom you sold it to.

but i would start out asking about $1000 for it then gradually lowering the price.
__________________


The only thing ATi can render faster than nVidia is the BSOD

SLI ON INTEL P45: http://www.techist.com/pc/f76/sli-intel-chipset-219886/

<<< i like rep :D
philbar71 is offline  
Old 04-09-2009, 12:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
NightSurge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Posts: 2,217
Send a message via AIM to NightSurge
Default Re: Part out/sell as whole?

Try craigslist (if you haven't already). That'd be your best bet at selling it for a decent price as a whole.

Other than that, parting everything out would be your best bet at getting the highest return.
__________________

__________________

If I was helpful, please click the icon on the left hand side of this message that looks like a check mark Thanks!

NightSurge is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
$500 Buld Challenge - Part Duex FailBoat System Upgrades 40 03-08-2009 07:14 PM
Activision Announces Call Of Duty 4 Part II Modern Warfare 2: World At War Oreo PC Gaming 19 12-10-2008 01:16 AM
car part Norcent Off Topic Discussion 26 10-26-2007 04:35 PM
Home build WiFi project part 2. (Discussion) Kharn Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 0 07-23-2007 12:50 PM
Is this Forum Part of us? SYL\X/3K Off Topic Discussion 11 05-06-2007 11:17 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.