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stevenback7
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 10:59      Profile for stevenback7   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I was wondering how much do you think this pc is worth

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New/Used: Used

Processor Speed: AMD - 1600 - CPU

Memory: 512 - meg DDR memory

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Computer is approximately 3 years old and is in excellent running order.



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-ct-
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quote:
Originally posted by stevenback7:
I was wondering how much do you think this pc is worth

quote:

Ad Information
Manufacturer: UNKNOWN

New/Used: Used

Processor Speed: AMD - 1600 - CPU

Memory: 512 - meg DDR memory

Price: ...


Ad Description
AMD 1600 CPU-512 Meg DDR Memory-16x DVD Rom-15" LCD Monitor-3.5" Floppy-3 pc Speakers-40x12x40 CDRW-60 Gig Hard Drive-64 Meg Video-Canon Printer-Mouse.
Pentium 4 Windows XP
Computer is approximately 3 years old and is in excellent running order.


description is flawed - amd or p4?

i wouldn't pay more than $50, tops
it's a pretty low-end system
and it's more than 3 years old
probably closer to 5

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Ashitaka

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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 12:24      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Where? And it also really depends on who is buying it. Don't think of worth but of how much you can get for it.

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stevenback7
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 13:19      Profile for stevenback7   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
now i am looking to buy another pc just to mess around with it, use it to learn some new programming languages, figure out what makes it tick,etc. now i saw this pc on the internet on a local radio trading post and they were trying to sell it for 500 dollars, i asked them about it and they said the company they bought it from said that it was worth between 500 and 800 bucks. i personally don't think its worth anywhere close to that, but i just asked here for a second opinion. p.s. if anyone knows where i can buy cheap pc's on the internet below 200 bucks in canada that would be great.

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-ct-
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 17:35      Profile for -ct-   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by stevenback7:
now i am looking to buy another pc just to mess around with it, use it to learn some new programming languages, figure out what makes it tick,etc. now i saw this pc on the internet on a local radio trading post and they were trying to sell it for 500 dollars, i asked them about it and they said the company they bought it from (but they can't tell you the name brand? smells fishy already)said that it was worth between 500 and 800 bucks (for $800, i can builkd and ship you a pc that's 5x what that one is). i personally don't think its worth anywhere close to that 9it's not0, but i just asked here for a second opinion. p.s. if anyone knows where i can buy cheap pc's on the internet below 200 bucks in canada that would be great.

500 for that piece of shiat?

ROFL

no way in hell

not even if the case was made of 24k gold.........well, ok maybe then

is it amd or p4?
let's assume amd, and of course this is a USED pc

amd 1600 - 15
512mb - 20
dvd - 10
monitor - free, i can't get rid of the damn things
mouse, floppy, speakers, pos printer - pfft, cmon......... ok $2
60gb - 10
vid - 5
os - free again, i can't get rid of my copies of xp

call it $65 tops, and that's if it's in decent cosmetic condition

take off another %15 just because, and then don't offer more than $50

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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 17:43      Profile for drunkennewfiemidget     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I think -ct- is low balling, but in Canadian dollars, with a 15" LCD monitor, no more than $100 CAD.
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 17:49      Profile for stevenback7   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
yeah i wouldn't give it 100 canadian though even. Because in 3 years time a pc can take a lot of beatings, my 2200 pc in 3 years went from super to its my parents problem now.

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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 17:55      Profile for stevenback7   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
just an update, someone actually bought the pc i was asking youre opinion on for 500 bucks, wow !!!!

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I'm not sure the name of the law but i believe it goes something like this: "No matter how much you pay for an item, someone, somewhere will pay more"

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-ct-
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2006 20:01      Profile for -ct-   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by stevenback7:
just an update, someone actually bought the pc i was asking youre opinion on for 500 bucks, wow !!!!

then somebody got PWNED

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drunkennewfiemidget
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quote:
Originally posted by alfrin:
I'm not sure the name of the law but i believe it goes something like this: "No matter how much you pay for an item, someone, somewhere will pay more"

Probably something to the effect of, 'haha-you-stupid-bastard-wanna-buy-some-waterfront-property-in-louisiana?' syndrome.
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