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post #11 of 26
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Hard to say without more info. It clearly shows a Phenom II X4 965, ASUS Crosshair IV Formula, Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB DDR3-1600, and Radeon 7770 but says nothing on the case, power supply, and data drives.

A new 7770 is ~$100, the Phenon II x4 965 is ~$90, 8GB of RAM is ~$50 on a good day, and that motherboard is long-discontinued so it's hard to get a bead on that.

It's probably a good deal, but I just don't trust eBay system integrators.
it comes with 2 60GB ssds.
Pretty good deal to me thumb.gif
post #12 of 26
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looks to me like a bitfenix fan controller, maybe a xigmax cooler and also states 2 x 60GB SSD's.. this is looking better and better smile.gif

This can't be real. Got too good.
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post #13 of 26
Contact the seller an ask all the specs of what comes in the buy it now price! He also states a monitor as 17inch but I don't see any sign of it anywhere else in the listing or photos so beware. Other than that it does look like a legit sale tho just not formatted very well.
Edited by Collins00 - 5/7/13 at 4:05am
post #14 of 26
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also the thing that concerns me would be the seller is new and low feedback. go for it at your own risk
I know earlier you said that you were concerned about the seller being new and the low ratings, but I guess every one who sells stuff has to start out new and the rating gets better or worse as they go along? smile.gif
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post #15 of 26
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I know earlier you said that you were concerned about the seller being new and the low ratings, but I guess every one who sells stuff has to start out new and the rating gets better or worse as they go along? smile.gif
That is extremelly true but make sure you get some protection if buying from a new seller wink.gif No seriously be wise to pay with Paypal so you can get your money back if things don't go well.
post #16 of 26
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That is extremelly true but make sure you get some protection if buying from a new seller wink.gif No seriously be wise to pay with Paypal so you can get your money back if things don't go well.
Oh I always use paypal if I buy ebay or even here at the market place. It also has the Ebay buyer protection that covers buying price+shipping. so if someone were to buy it they would have full protection. unfortunately I don't have the cash right now.
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post #17 of 26
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Oh I always use paypal if I buy ebay or even here at the market place. It also has the Ebay buyer protection that covers buying price+shipping. so if someone were to buy it they would have full protection. unfortunately I don't have the cash right now.
Well the just stick with what you have now, you current build is much better then that posted.
post #18 of 26
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also the thing that concerns me would be the seller is new and low feedback. go for it at your own risk
I know earlier you said that you were concerned about the seller being new and the low ratings, but I guess every one who sells stuff has to start out new and the rating gets better or worse as they go along? smile.gif

that is true, everyone has to start somewhere. i am just the cautious type especially when something is looking to good lol... i probably would contact the seller and get the full specs first, then based on there reply and all is good then might as well go for it. if it is what it looks to be it true is a bargin. or take a chance and buy it as you should have some buyer protection.
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post #19 of 26
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that is true, everyone has to start somewhere. i am just the cautious type especially when something is looking to good lol... i probably would contact the seller and get the full specs first, then based on there reply and all is good then might as well go for it. if it is what it looks to be it true is a bargin. or take a chance and buy it as you should have some buyer protection.

it is hard for new sellers and often takes them some time to figure out that formatting a sale correctly will help them sell their items better because it causes less confusion and hesitation. I would say going by the pictures it does look like a legit sale but just contact him asap and find out what all is included because someone else might jump in.
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Looks good value for money to me, make sure its a trusted seller and acknowledge the fact that as its used and is on Ebay there's no guarantee that it is in perfect working order.
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