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post #1 of 8
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I purchased the i7 2700k from retail edge this December. While I loved my i7 970 and motherboard, I only need one system. I need to sell the chip and motherboard that are in my sig rig. I want to sell this quickly, like within 3 days. Any help on a resonable price would be greatly appreciated.
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post #2 of 8
970 - 350$ shipped.
Gigabyte UD5 (X58A-UD5?) - 120$ shipped.
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That seems low, especially on the motherboard. Anyone else have an opinion?
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post #4 of 8
If you want to sell quick you can't expect to keep your prices high.

I'd say $150 for the mobo and $350 sounds about right for a i7 970 at this point in time being that it's not much faster, if at all, than a $300 2600K.
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zarchon View Post

That seems low, especially on the motherboard. Anyone else have an opinion?

It took a long time for a guy here to sell his P6X58D Premium (pretty much comparable to the UD5 in terms of features, as far as I remember) for 100$, and I'm not sure whether he actually managed to sell it. Besides, why should people pay a lot for X58 (didn't say it isn't a good board), when they have the option to buy Z68 at a lower cost, and invest in a much modern system?
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post #6 of 8
i7 970 i have seen as high as $611 new
You could try for $400 shipped OBO and if it doesnt sell as quickly as you like, then you would have to drop to something like $350 -$375

$150 for the mobo, IIRC the socket is one of the ones intel is phasing out. this could lead to the socket fanboys buying them up MAYBE smile.gif
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post #7 of 8
Yeah i was glad to pick up that P6X58D Premium for that price, gonna save up for a 970 or 980x to go in it thumb.gif But i agree with some of the others, everyone is going new every month or so now-a-days and this is 2010 tech. Gonna be great to get 125 for it.

Investing in old tech makes for a great 2nd system biggrin.gif Good luck if your going to sell!
 
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by -X3- View Post

It took a long time for a guy here to sell his P6X58D Premium (pretty much comparable to the UD5 in terms of features, as far as I remember) for 100$, and I'm not sure whether he actually managed to sell it.

Yup, that was me. biggrin.gif And I did finally end up selling it after multiple price drops and waiting.

It might be hard to sell that for over $125.
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