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Hey OCN, i am finishing a new build that cost me a total of around 700 dollars. Everything is as-is except a custom acrylic window i added.

I was wondering, if i sold it as "new" meaning i built it and turned it on made sure it works etc., do you think its possible to make money off of it rather than lose money?
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The value of something is really what someone else is willing to pay for it. Take the retail MSRP price of everything and maybe tack on 10% since you assembled the unit. In this case you're looking at about $800 without knowing anything that's inside it. Good luck selling it. thumb.gif
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You will run into an issue of selling it as "New", and that issue is that it technically isn't "New". You may run into issues with Warranty transfers on the individual parts. You could easily find yourself in a situation of voiding a warranty on something that might need to be replaced later.
    
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Yup, it's not new since you aren't a retailer and you opened the boxes.

Also, pre-built systems are generally worth less than their parts.
If buyer know about computers, they would build their own.
If buyer doesn't know about computers, they would buy from a company who offers them support and is known.
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