How much is my PC worth?

  n_griffiths 18:30 02 Jan 2010

Hi all,

I'm looking to sell my desktop PC and hoped you could offer some advice on what it's worth (if anything)?

It has:

Gigabyte motherboard (GA-95P-DS4)
Intel Core 2 Processor (6300 @ 1.86 Ghz)
2 GB Ram
NVIDA GEforce 7900GS graphics card
2 x DVD RW
2 x hard drives (1 x 75GB, 1 x 280 GB)

Any advice would be appreciated.



  Clapton is God 18:57 02 Jan 2010

There really is no 'market' in used PCs.

£150 if you're lucky.

  Proclaimer 19:17 02 Jan 2010

and that is generous

  n_griffiths 19:35 02 Jan 2010

I thought the graphics card was still worth a fair bit (£100)?

Maybe worth just selling the graphics card and 280GB hard drive seperately?

  skidzy 19:53 02 Jan 2010

Clapton is God is about right in my book.I have a similar spec machine here (Phillips Freevent) and i would not expect much more than £150.

  OTT_Buzzard 21:20 02 Jan 2010

I wouldn't sell parts separately myself, but that's me. A used hard 280GB drive is only likely to fetch £5 and £50 on a very very good day for the graphics card.

  Pine Man 11:49 03 Jan 2010

They have such a low value that when I replaced mine recently I kept the old one and put it in the loft to use as either a spare PC if my new one goes 'belly up' or for parts.

If you have a new PC why not put your old HD in it for additional storage?

  andyref 16:03 05 Jan 2010

Use it a spare just in case ......

  User-1229748 17:07 05 Jan 2010

i would keep as a spare pc aswell.

  Proclaimer 18:27 05 Jan 2010

a 320 GB HDD new costs about £40.00

the 7900GS can be had brand new for £114.00 but is by no means the best card at that price.

your main board is 2 years old and cost about £80.00 new, with CPU and Memory.

DVD drives are about £15.00 new.

I would think you could get a maximum of 35% of the value of the new parts if you sold them second hand. So please, don't be expecting a great price for parts or the whole unit.

I would keep it for spares or testing or as an online 'mule' for downloading of the net and browsing.

  Input Overload 22:34 05 Jan 2010

How much would you pay for it? 1 TB drives are now under £60 if you look around.

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