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Selling my gaming PC what do i need to list?

  8r0k3n 13:49 21 May 2017

Hi all i have finally come to the conclusion of selling my long loved custom gaming PC and i'm just wondering what details i would need to post as a description of the PC. The PC cost me £2,500 when i brought it a few years back and because i'm now working all the time i just don't have the time to be using this machine to its full potential let alone half it potential so i'm looking at selling this one and getting a cheaper one. Thank you for your help with this issue.

  wee eddie 15:38 21 May 2017

FE will tell you that we are unable to advise on the value of Second Hand Computers.

If you have had it for several years, you may be lucky to get 10% of its purchase cost, if you can sell it at all. Gamers all want the latest kit.

Selling it in parts may be a better option

  Archonar 15:44 21 May 2017

If you're selling it, you need to list all of the specs of the pc, any damage, what extra's you're including etc.. As said we can't provide any advice on how much to ask, but do that on ebay and gumtree and see what offers come through. I would also say selling the components individually may be better in terms of money back.

  8r0k3n 15:50 21 May 2017

thank you for your response its not a price quote im after it's just i need to no what specs i need to upload about it i no i need state; graphics card, RAM, motherboard, hardrive and the mouse and keyboard but im not sure what else i need to state with it, im selling the whole thing monitor and all. That's a good idea though selling the individual parts i think i may have too look into doing that. and that's a good point about gamers always wanting the latest specs. so yeah i need to state, graphics card, motherboard, hardrive, RAM, mouse, keyboard, monitor, processor, is there anything i have missed that i should be putting down in the description?

  wee eddie 16:15 21 May 2017

Don't forget the Case, that is one of the few things that retain their value

  8r0k3n 16:22 21 May 2017

so the things ill need to state are; graphics card, processor, RAM, motherboard, hard drive, mouse, keyboard, monitor and the computer case ? is that everything ill need to state?

  Archonar 19:19 21 May 2017

Operating system as well if you're leaving it installed

  8r0k3n 20:00 21 May 2017

ahh okay then, thank you so much for your help and advice.

  8r0k3n 15:05 27 May 2017

I have finally got round to pricing everything up on the PC can you tell me if you people agree with this i was thinking of valuing it at £1,250. PLease let me no your opinions ?

Processor: Intel(R)Core(TM)I-7-4770K CPU: @3.50GHz Motherboard: Asus Z97 Pro (Wi-Fi ac) RAM: 16GB Harddrive: SSD840 EVO 250GB 2ND Hardrive: ST1000DM003-1CH162 (1TB) DVD Disk Drive: TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-224DB Graphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 780Ti-11.202GB PC Tower Case: Antec Nineteen Hundred (Red) Power Supply: Antec HCP-1300w Platinum Operating System: Windows 10 Monitor: Acer G237HL 23-Inch LED Back-Lit Monitor Gaming Mouse: Razer ouroboros RC30-007701 Keyboard: Logitech K800

  Old Deuteronomy 15:15 27 May 2017

You will not get £1250 for it. Such is the progress of PC hardware that you will get a faster brand new machine for less.

  8r0k3n 15:30 27 May 2017

ahh okay then thank you for the advice do you have any recommendations? maybe £999?

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