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MSI 7970 exchange for a OCZ vertex 4 512GB

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I am trying to sell my graphic card. I am asking 320$ on local classified. I had some offers of 300$.

Some one contacted me today, he has a "brand new" OCZ vertex 4 and he wants to exchange it for my card.

I asked him what he meant by "brand new" if it was new & sealed. He replied "yes".

The cheapest OCZ vertex 4 I can find is @ 400$ http://www.shopbot.ca/m/?m=ocz+vertex+4+512

That is much more than what I am asking!

I don't know if that is legit or not... If I make the trade I will resell the vertex for sure though. Should I make it?
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I think you're more likely to move a GPU faster than to move an SSD of the size in a timely manner, it's a fair deal but I would say stick with trying to sell the card. Most people still want 128/256 GB SSD's so the market for anything higher isn't exactly booming and you could be stuck with the SSD for a while while it loses value. Good luck with your decision! thumb.gif
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I think you're more likely to move a GPU faster than to move an SSD of the size in a timely manner, it's a fair deal but I would say stick with trying to sell the card. Most people still want 128/256 GB SSD's so the market for anything higher isn't exactly booming and you could be stuck with the SSD for a while while it loses value. Good luck with your decision! thumb.gif

Quite right, I think the same thing tongue.gif
I was wondering why he would want to do the trade then I figured a graphic card has more use than a SSD. He is probably trying to sell it at a good price and ended up going cheap to attract somebody.
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SSD's are dropping in price rapidly and losing value very quickly, GPU's lose value, but not quite as quickly and won't be ~ 1/2 their price in 6 months.
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as stated above, 512GB will be hard to get rid of.
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I would also stick with trying to sell the GPU.  It should definitely be easier to move than a 512mb SSD.  Even if you put it at $320, which would be a great deal, many still aren't as prepared to drop $300+ on a SSD, but many will on a GPU.

post #7 of 8
I'd pay $275 for the 512gb SSD and $300 for the 7970. Even though the SSD is said to be new, it's only worth $275 to me if I was to buy it.

So the 7970 is worth more money to me. The trade would only be worth while if you were to keep the ssd for your system.
    
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Thank you guys smile.gif
You all convinced me to not make it tongue.gif
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