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I posted an ad on craiglist trying to trade some random odds and ends for a gtx card to add to my folding farm. I get a guy who claims his GTX 280 is worth $200 worth of components in trade or cash.

I just wanted to make sure I was correct in thinking he's lost his mind for wanting $200 for a 3 generation old card. Hell I got my GTX 460 cards for $55 each and they beat the pants off a GTX 280 in folding.
   
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post #2 of 30
Nah 280's are worth about $100, the gtx 295 is worth about $200.
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$200? Er yea, I probably wouldn't even pay $60. But seriously, he must be trolling or crazy, there are lots of people who still think their old hardware can "max the latest games" and is thus worth ridiculous prices.
    
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post #4 of 30
They're worth like $60-$65. Even though they're cheap its not worth it.
But a GTX 280 for $200 is absolutely crazy.
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Thanks for re-enforcing my thoughts. I suspect dude will be sitting on that gtx 280 for a lonnnnngg time
   
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Id Say About 75$

But meh i see people on Clist asking 1200$ for core 2 duo systems so yah lol
    
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post #7 of 30
100% no, not worth it.
post #8 of 30
It is not even a GTX 285. In Ebay there are 470s and 480s worth less than $150. They will walk all over this card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130759
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post #9 of 30
GTX 280 is worth less than a used GTX 460. You could get a used GTX 460 for 80 bucks. At most 50 - 60 bucks.
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post #10 of 30
I'd need at least 3 gtx 280's to be willing to pay $200.
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