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Originally Posted by splinterize View Post


I'm quite positive that second hand prices should be around 60-70% the value of a brand new item, depending on condition.

People are looking to buy really cheap, or sell at a high price, which introduce a conflict. You will have a hard time finding someone who is willing to give you 90% of the price that you paid when he can just go ahead and order everything brand new for another 10%.

Though I admit that the CPU might be worth a lot more to the right person.

Intel CPU is quite different from a lot of other second hand items because Intel RMA department(at least from my experience in the US) NEVER ask for a proof of purchase(i.e invoice or recipet), thus as long as you have the original package & didn't physically damage the CPU(delid,etc) your are guaranteed warranty support.

On items that require a proof of purchase to RMA the second hand purchase value could drop a 30%+ to the risk/hassel associated with warranty condition.
Edited by sherlock - 3/18/13 at 8:58pm
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