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Advice on PC price

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Rigs' started by Darko, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. Darko

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    Hello Peeps

    I am considering selling my PC to build a new one but I need to get an idea of what its worth can you give me your opinion, here is the spec

    Abit KD7 Raid mobo
    1.5 gigz of crucal ram
    AMD 2600+ Barton
    80 gig HD Hitachi
    MSI 6800GT 256 (NX6800)
    CDR
    DVD RW
    lots of fans

    All running well but I will be format before sale and install windows and MS word package and prob an anti virus of some sort. so it will run super sweet.

    I have no idea what to charge so let me know


    Cheers Darko
     
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    £400 tops, maybe not even that. What were you after for it?
     
  3. Darko

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    Well thats more than I hoped for so thats cool, I f you are Pc builder yourself you will love thias new project...check this out

    Abit Fatal1ty AN8 SLi SKT939 NF4
    AMD venice 3500+
    6800gt Pci Express (not sure which one)
    2 sticks of 1 gig crucial ram
    Antec TruePower 550 12V AC 550W ATX
    I-Cute 0314TL ATX Gaming Case

    and the usual dvd rom and rw

    its gonna be sweet and I cant wait, juast gotto get a buyer for my old pc and my payoff from the company.

    Cheers Darko =|CoN|= Clan
     
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    It sounds good, but why are u getting the same GPU? Why not go one up and get the new 7800?
     
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    Probably a lot less. Are you including a monitor, etc. One way to compare prices is to see what a similar spec machine will sell for via Dell. Then reduce it as there no warranty etc.

    The graphics card is probably the only think most people will want that are gamers and non gamers won't want it so the price will be too high.
     
  6. Darko

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    For the extra cash you would have to fork out for the 7800 its just not worth it plus the archetecture on the pci x is totally different to the agp, it runs almost twice as fast and there are no games avail at the moment that need the power of the 6800 let only the 7800.

    I will only sell the tower not including monitor I was expecting to get around 350 which is a good price considering the kit. the card is worth about 250, and the ram is not cheap tbh the only person who would buy this set up would be a gamer as they would be the only people who would understand what the set up is.


    Cheers Darko
     
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    There are plenty of games available that need the power of the 6800. BF2 for one. But isn't it a bugger how cheap that PC is worth second hand. They really do lose their value very quickly.
     
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    Battlefield 2 is more of a ram whore the a gpu whore it runs quiet good on more modern cards but with out the ram it all goes bendy


    Darko
     
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    If I was building a gaming PC now I'd stick a 7800 in it, a single one is better than 2 6800GTs in SLI and I sure as hell wouldn't want my PC to have an inferior GPU than the Xbox 360 or PS3 considering I'd be paying a lot more for the PC than the console! If it helps just stick 1GB of Ram in it for now and put the cost of the other 1GB towards the 7800, not many games if any at the moment need 2GB of Ram to be honest.
     
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    Your coment about PCi X giving twice the performance isnt really true either. Ive seen AGP and PCi cards being compared and they performed almost the same.
    There simply isnt enough difference between PCi X and AGP.

    Its similar to the difference between SATA and PATA. Insignificatn increase in speeds.
     
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    Most future cards will the pci-x though and maybe by the next generation the agp-8x might get saturated.

    It makes sense to get pci-x if you are not keeping your current gfx card.
     

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