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First off, how much is an '08 Mac Pro 1,1 worth? http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_pro/specs/mac-pro-quad-2.66-specs.html

I know the specs are crap, but how much are people willing to pay for that? I'm planning on getting one for $600'ish, upgrade it to dual quads, and sell it.


Then there's some Xeons. I have Xeon E3 1230V2 and V3, they are pretty much Ivy and Haswell i7s with a Xeon label. How much are those worth?

Finally, I have a handful of R9 280Xs. Some are Sapphire Dual-X, some are Club3D Royal King, some are Powercolor, and one XFX BE. How much would a gamer pay for that?


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180$ on the V2 Xeon and around 200-210$ on the V3 Xeon. About the 280X's - probably around 230-250$ ea. depending on the actual model (250$ on the Dual X, 240$ on the Club3D / XFX BE cards, and 230$ on the Powercolor cards).

No idea about the Mac though.
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Originally Posted by -X3- View Post

180$ on the V2 Xeon and around 200-210$ on the V3 Xeon. About the 280X's - probably around 230-250$ ea. depending on the actual model (250$ on the Dual X, 240$ on the Club3D / XFX BE cards, and 230$ on the Powercolor cards).

No idea about the Mac though.

Agreed thumb.gif

I think the mac is worth around $350-$400
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Thanks for the prices.

Are you sure about $350-$400 for the Mac? I mean lots of computer illiterate people will pay big money for Macs. Do you think I can sell it for $1000+ if I upgrade it to 8 core and give it a better GPU?
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Thanks for the prices.

Are you sure about $350-$400 for the Mac? I mean lots of computer illiterate people will pay big money for Macs. Do you think I can sell it for $1000+ if I upgrade it to 8 core and give it a better GPU?

That is true I hadn't really considered the upgradeability. I'm not sure if it would be worth your time and money to upgrade it and try and sell it at a higher price but after looking around on ebay and amazon more, I would recommend posting it for $700 on ebay and see if you get any offers. The prices seem all over the place with these older macs so it's kind of hard to put an exact value on it.
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