How much is an older Dell Alienware system worth?

  pauloblue 17:35 29 Apr 2018


My brother sadly passed away and left a Dell Alienware machine (I think bought in 2013). This was a top of the line system when new and hasn't been used very much. Still apparently a powerful machine (but I am NOT a gamer myself). Case lights up and colours can be customised by user. Excellent condition except for couple of minor surface scratches on PC chassis/case.

As I am not a gamer I would like to sell it on for a reasonable amount, but I have NO IDEA what "a reasonable amount" is. I don't even know what it cost.

Can anyone help suggest what it might be worth?

Thanks for any help.

Paul Michaels


Dell Alienware PC Aurora-R4

Intel core i7-3820 CPU @ 3.6 GHz

32GB RAM installed (up to 96GB supported)

1 x Solid State Drive – Crucial 256GB

3 x 1 TB Hard Drives (yes, 3 of them)

2 x AMD Radeon HD 7870 Display Adaptors (Graphics Cards) each with 2GB Video Card Memory

2 x CD/DVD Optical Drives

Multiple USB sockets

Bios Version A11

Windows 7 Ultimate installed - Service Pack 1; 64-Bit. (Windows 10 compatible - upgrade is reserved, but needs a Windows 7 installation disc, as original disc is missing).

Dell/ Microsoft OS original Certificate of Authenticity label on rear of Chassis

Dell Warranty obviously now expired but can still search /Support/Warranty - enter Service Tag No. HWZYD5J displays information and help.


Dell U2412M Digital Monitor

Corsair Vengeance K90 Gaming Keyboard

Corsair M60 Gaming Mouse

1 Toshiba 500GB External Drive (needs to be wiped)

1 Hitachi 2TB External Drive (needs to be wiped)


Dell Drivers and Documentation

Dell Application Cyberlink Power DVD

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:44 29 Apr 2018

A five year old PC is worth very little - only what someone is willing to pay for it look on e bay to see what PCs with similar specs are selling for.

Often you can get more by selling the parts separately.

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