Selling unwanted PC - estimate?

  AbbyD 13:24 13 Sep 2008

Hi, I'm intending to sell my old machine. I would be gratfull if anyone could give me an idea of the price I should put on it. My brother said I should sell it for £50 - is this too much / too little?

17" flat screen monitor
1gb Ram
Processor: AMD sempron 1.60 GHz
DVD Rewriter
Video Card: Radeon 9550
Onboard Sound card
80GB Hard drive
XP Home edition (sold on the machine and will provide disk)
Microsoft Keyboard & Mouse, Logitech speakers and webcam

Also i was wondering if i should wipe Office 2007 off it as I wont be selling the disks with the machine?

Thanks in advance


  GANDALF <|:-)> 15:10 13 Sep 2008

£50-and snap anyone's hand off who offers you £70. Wipe office as well. If the copy is legit it costs between £200 and £500.

  crosstrainer 15:40 13 Sep 2008

I'd be inclined to keep the monitor if it's a good quality model. As GANDALF <|:-)> says wipe Office if you have the disc....Still worth £50.00 to someone without the monitor.

  AbbyD 18:30 13 Sep 2008

Thanks for the replies, Office is a genuine copy and I still need it so I'll wipe it from the system before I sell :)

Cheers again,


  crosstrainer 18:32 13 Sep 2008

The feedback, and also, for ticking the thread as resolved........

A lesson to many others here who do neither.

Watch out.........INCOMING :))

  jack 19:45 13 Sep 2008

and walk tall

  wee eddie 20:52 13 Sep 2008

is that it will be expected to work.

You may be expected to put right any problems that may occur in it's new owners first few months.

  Dizzy Bob 13:20 17 Sep 2008

Just in case you havent considered it.

Make sure any personal data is removed, particularly if you have used i for on line purchases or banking.

btw, just deleting the data is not sufficient, it can still be recovered.

tr using a programme like blancco to destroy all the data on the drive before reinstalling windows.



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