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So I was thinking about selling this laptop and maybe getting a nicer Samsung or Asus one.

The specs of my Dell are similar to this review here.

2.4-GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8600, 4gb of DDR3 ram, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670, 320gb hdd, and 1366 x 768 screen resolution. It currently has Windows 7 Ultimate on it and can play Bad Company 2 at medium settings.

Other than a minor screen scratch due to the screen rubbing on the area above the keyboard when the screen is closed (why can't computer manufacturers make laptops that don't do this?) the laptop is in perfect condition and I even have the box it came in.

I paid 1500 or 1600$ for it new. How much would be a fair price for it now?

My guess would be 500-600 range, any input would be appreciated though.
Edited by james_ant - 7/17/11 at 12:23pm
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~500 sounds reasonable, I'll PM a mod to get the forum moved.
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~500 sounds reasonable, I'll PM a mod to get the forum moved.
I got someone to pay 550 cash. I figure I should sell it now before it depreciates even more. I guess that's a lot considering it is a pretty nice build quality computer. But it doesn't have multi touch, hyper-threading and a bunch of other features modern laptops have now days.
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