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Seeking Fair Asking Price for Used System

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#1 rlestra5


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Posted 15 December 2010 - 01:16 AM

I am selling my desktop computer and I am looking to obtain a fair asking price for the system. I was advised to post the hardware specs in this forum in order to have others assist me. Please keep in mind that I would only be selling the computer tower (no other accessories). Although the system is used, the physical condition is like-new and runs well. I have owned the computer for approximately 3.5 years and I just reformatted the hard drive and reinstalled windows to delete any personal data.

Here goes:

Computer Make/Model: Dell Inspiron 530
OS: Windows Vista Home Basic 32-bit
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor E2160 @ 1.80 GHz, 800FSB
Memory: 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM @ 667 MHz
Hard Drive: 160 GB SATA II Hard Drive (7200 RPM)
Sound: Sound Blaster Audigy MB Audio
Video: 256 MB nVIDIA GEForce 7300 LE Turbo Cache
CD/DVD Drive: 48x CDRW/DVD Combo and 16xDVD+/-RW Drive
Internet: Integrated Network Interface Card (NIC)
Other Features: Microsoft Works 8.5, Norton Security 30-day Trial, Power DVD 7.0

If I were to post this system on Craig's List today, what would be a fair amount to list it for? Thank you to everyone in advance for your help!


Edited by hamluis, 15 December 2010 - 10:10 AM.
Moved from Vista to Internal Hardware ~ Hamluis.

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 02:27 PM

I probably would not consider anything over $100(us)
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Posted 15 December 2010 - 03:10 PM

That would be what I was thinking, 100-150 tops. Maybe 200, but unlikely. You could probably get more for it parting it out and selling it on ebay.

Edited by the_patriot09, 15 December 2010 - 03:11 PM.



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