Laptop - What's it worth

  Marsh Warden © ™ 16:49 19 Jul 06

Okay I know spec's have increased and prices have fallen, but if I told what I paid for this it would bring tears to your eyes.

Toshiba Satellite 2800-100

6 GB Hard Drive

Intel Celeron 650 Mhz

378 Mb Ram

Onboard 8 MB Video Graphics (Not Shared)

Soundblaster Compatible sound

56K V90 Modem

2 x USB 1.1

2 x PCMCIA Slots

Windows ME (With recovery disks)

MS Works 2000 (With Full set of disks)

Soft Carry Case

All usual ports and mains connectors, and manual

Go on, make my day

  Jackcoms 17:00 19 Jul 06

At a car boot sale - a tenner

  Marsh Warden © ™ 17:01 19 Jul 06

Forgot to say it has a DVD/CD Drive and Floppy too!!

  Jackcoms 17:03 19 Jul 06

OK then - £12.50.

And, no, I'm not joking

  Ikelos 17:09 19 Jul 06

I will go to £15.............

  Gongoozler 17:12 19 Jul 06

But when it was new, only a few years ago, it was probably over £1000.

  Marsh Warden © ™ 17:17 19 Jul 06

Over £1600, (I said it would make your eyes water) but I guess thats the price of progress, suppose I will sling it in the skip, shame really as it's in 'As New' condition as I hardly ever used it.

  Jackcoms 17:18 19 Jul 06

"suppose I will sling it in the skip"

Can I suggest that you wipe the HDD and offer it to your local primary school?

  .:?:. 17:20 19 Jul 06

I would give you a tenner for it Marsh Warden © ™

aslong as it has a decent battery life?

  wee eddie 18:36 19 Jul 06

As others have said, it's not got much of a resale value.

But there are many that could find a use for it. Scrub the HDD and find out your local donation Charity. It's OK for basic Office tasks after all, but don't try offering it to anyone between 13yo and 19yo. We'll hear the laughing here in Scotland.

  SG Atlantis® 19:33 19 Jul 06

Don't be mean £30 to £50 is about right.

List it on ebay and mail me the listing number if you're gonna sell it. Not guaranteeing I'll make a bid but there's a few people I know would make use of it.

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