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post #41 of 113
obvious fail attempt for apple
apparently, apple says a big case p4 computer is $0
so is a core 2 quad 2.4ghz without screen and etc
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For kicks I looked to see what they would give me for my iPhone 4 and they listed the value at $230 or $4 more than my sig rig.

Edit: and for the ultimate kicker I looked to see what they value one of their own Core i7 2.93Ghz Apple iMacs at: $1,035.32
Edited by scottb75 - 8/11/11 at 11:11am
post #43 of 113
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
http://www.extremetech.com/computing...ld-windows-pcs



When the program first started, they were only accepting certain PC setups. Now it seems they've gone all the way.

Oh, and for those wondering, this is the maximum amount you can get right now for an i7 stocked PC. Monitor, cables, OS disk, and all the internals included.

RIP OFF!

You could actually go on ebay and sell the parts and get better than this.

Also, where's the love for AMD.
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Know what's funny? That price is just an "estimate". In reality, they can give you whatever they want for your PC.
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post #45 of 113
So basically if they think my quad core is worth less than 200$ they have the right to deceit us without any responsibility whatsoever for false advertising. Kind of reminds the marketing structure for Apple... oh wait...
post #46 of 113
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Well, I will top that! I'll give you $48!

I am actually physically sickened by this. I know there are people out there right now looking at their Dell that they paid $750 for a year ago and jumping for joy that they can get a $100 for it if they trade it in for a $2000 Mac.
I'm willing to pay up to $20 just for the Dell case to camouflage my sig rig when I bring it to my dorm with me
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post #47 of 113
Ok, lets be realistic, no one is going to trade in a good i7 rig, that was just for reference.

And almost everyone out there isn't interested in, or doesn't have the knowledge to part out an old P4 rig to sell. And largely, no one wants to buy a machine like that. Recycling costs money, I had 2 full rigs I recycled and it was a PITA. I held them and called around for a long time until I found a 3rd party company who would let me drop them off to be recycled.

This is a recycling opportunity, not a valid way to monetize your old PC. And anyone trading in their Core2Quad or i3 system deserves a smack in the first place.
    
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post #48 of 113
They are getting into recycling PC's so they can patent it and sue others for doing the same thing.
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post #49 of 113
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Originally Posted by KamuiRSX View Post
RIP OFF!

You could actually go on ebay and sell the parts and get better than this.

Also, where's the love for AMD.
No love for you.
post #50 of 113
Just when I thought apple could not get any worse.
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