Giving a Dell 5150 but recipient offers to pay

  compumac 22:43 24 Aug 2009
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A relative has a Dell Dimension 5150 with XP Home and has purchased a new PC. He wishes to give the 5150 to another member of the family. The recipient insists on making a payment for it. I have been asked as to how much should be offered without the offer being insulting. I do not know what to suggest being pig in the middle.
Any suggestions?

  Technotiger 22:54 24 Aug 2009

As it is 'in-the-family' I would suggest £50 ....

  GaT7 22:57 24 Aug 2009

I agree with Technotiger, although it would be ideal if you could tell us the complete spec. G

  compumac 23:06 24 Aug 2009

Dell 5150XP Media Centre with Intel Pentium 4 Processor 3.00GHz 800MHz. memory 1024MB Dual Channel DDR2 400MHz (2x512). 128Mb ATI Radeon X300 SE Hypermemory graphics card, 160Gb (72000) HDD

  Technotiger 23:09 24 Aug 2009

'Family' - so I still suggest £50.

  compumac 23:11 24 Aug 2009

It is about what I thought but I wished that the relevant relatives could see others thoughts on the matter.

  Technotiger 23:13 24 Aug 2009

Or, as the 'givee' did not ask for payment, he/she could suggest that the recipient could give £50 to the Forces Aid Charity currently being run, I think by the Sun newspaper.

  GaT7 23:17 24 Aug 2009

Yes, £50 seems the right amount, considering the kind giver didn't want anything to begin with! G

  GaT7 23:18 24 Aug 2009

Or, offer to give something to a good cause or charity as Technotiger suggests - even better imo :-), G

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