Please value my PC as i want to sell it

  Richardsreds 14:59 02 Jan 12


I bought this PC 18 months ago and now want to sell as I need a laptop. I am interested to know the value as I am clueless about this stuff but i paid £750 18 months ago.

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Intel Core i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93 GHz 8.0GB RAM ATI Radeon HD5600 Series 8 USB Ports

Kindest regards & Many thanks for your help again,


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:16 02 Jan 12

Brand new i3s in Currys for £399

  Richardsreds 15:47 02 Jan 12

So maybe sell for £300+ ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:54 02 Jan 12

Yes if your lucky, remember it is second hand and you will be selling without a guarantee.

Second hand PCs are always worth a lot less than you think.

Saw my machine I paid £800 for 5 years ago selling at £35 at a Computer fair :0)

  spuds 16:31 02 Jan 12

You could check out eBay or a similar website, so as to see if a similar computer is in the bidding, and work from that?.

Second-hand computer prices can be a nightmare at times, especially when 'special' offers on new can be more of an advantage to some buyers!.

  KRONOS the First 17:15 02 Jan 12

You will get more if you break it down to its component parts. Selling it as is will probably realised a lot less than £300.

  Ian in Northampton 18:48 02 Jan 12

I've bought most of my PCs off eBay. If I saw yours on there, and if it came with the Windows disk, I'd probably bid up to about £150 for it. Sorry if that's not what you wanted to hear...

  Richardsreds 20:01 02 Jan 12

Thanks for the help everyone.

The PC is in great condition so i think i'll just keep the desktop and raise money for my laptop another way.

  Ian in Northampton 08:16 03 Jan 12

Richardreds: it's that kind of thinking that means I have something like 6 PCs in the loft. In terms of value, I just can't bear to let them go for what they'd fetch - so I keep them...

  spuds 10:22 03 Jan 12

Always best to have one in reserve. I have at least six, and a mass of components ;o)

  spuds 10:26 03 Jan 12

Perhaps I should have mentioned that if you are seriously seeking a laptop, then places like Argos and possibly still John Lewis provide interest free finance, if you obtain one of their store cards.

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