How much is my pc worth?

  lee_robinson1983 11:22 02 Mar 06

Hi all, recently I have decided to get a new base unit and am looking to sell my old one.

I currently have a 4 year old Medion PC base unit, spec which i know:

P4 1.5 GHz processor
Motherboard - unknown (how do i check this?)
512Mb Ram
64Mb Geforce graphics card
40Gb Hard drive
Running windows XP
Standard cooling
Microsoft Office

No monitor but might include the peripherals (depends what i get)

How much do you think I could get?


  Sibbo 11:30 02 Mar 06

£200-£250 if you're lucky

  HondaMan 11:44 02 Mar 06

I think you would be lucky to get what Sibbo suggests. Don't forget, you must sell the original installation disks with it, or uninstall the progs, otherwise you are committing piracy. As hardware only, probably £100 - £150.

To check your MoBo, click here

  lee_robinson1983 11:49 02 Mar 06

I would be selling it to my father

  iscanut 12:47 02 Mar 06

I agree with HondaMan..Would be lucky to get a £100 on the second hand market !

  Superstylin 13:18 02 Mar 06

i had a 5 yr old packard bell i sold on ebay recently that had half the specifications and got £142

Pentium III 450Mhz
20Gb Hard Drive (Upgraded from 6Gb)
256Mb RAM (Upgraded from 64Mb)
no graphics card
win 98se

  ade.h 13:30 02 Mar 06

You're not going to charge your dad top dollar though, I guess! £100-£125 might be about right.

  SG Atlantis® 13:44 02 Mar 06

£80 to £100.

  MidgetMan 14:48 02 Mar 06

Be nice and give it to him.!

  anchor 15:10 02 Mar 06

£100 sounds top dollar to me, especially without a monitor. After all, Medion PC`s are not in the high price category; and he is your Dad.

Look what he could get, "new", with printer and 24 month warranty, for £410.

click here

  Rigga 15:22 02 Mar 06

that's a bit expensive anchor..

check out here > click here < about half way down.

Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 630 with HT technology (3.00GHz, 800MHz fsb, 2MB cache)
Genuine Windows® XP Professional, SP2
1024MB Dual Channel DDR2 400MHz (2x512) Memory
160GB 7200rpm SATA Hard Drive
16 X DVD +/- RW + DVD 5.1 Power Software + Sonic Software for DVD/RW+R
Internal 13-in-1 Media Card Reader
Dell E176FP 17" Midnight Grey (TCO99) Flat Panel Monitor
Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Integrated 2.0 Channel High Definition Audio

£410.00 From Dell


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