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post #1 of 8
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Dell Inspiron 1720

17" widescreen
2.4ghz C2D
2gb 667mhz RAM
8600M GT 256mb DDR3
160gb 7200RPM HDD
9 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
Creative X-FI PCI-52 add-on card
Vista Home Premium


Nice laptop, owned it for 3 months, excellent working condition. I used it temperarily until I bought my desktop. I paid 1550$ for it, after a 350$ off coupon on Dell inspirons that Dell had at the time.

Looking to sell it now that I have my desktop, which owns it in every concievable way aside from portability.
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post #2 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by PaulTa View Post
Dell Inspiron 1720

17" widescreen
2.4ghz C2D
2gb 667mhz RAM
8600M GT 256mb DDR3
160gb 7200RPM HDD
9 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
Creative X-FI PCI-52 add-on card
Vista Home Premium


Nice laptop, owned it for 3 months, excellent working condition. I used it temperarily until I bought my desktop. I paid 1550$ for it, after a 350$ off coupon on Dell inspirons that Dell had at the time.

Looking to sell it now that I have my desktop, which owns it in every concievable way aside from portability.
You're gonna eat this one
I have a 1705 with a T7200/7900GS that I can't get rid of.


$700-$800 I'd say. Laptops lose their value quick.
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post #3 of 8
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bummer. Might just have to give it to the wife.
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by PaulTa View Post
bummer. Might just have to give it to the wife.
i agree... they do lose value quick, thats why my laptop is in for the long haul. gonna chock this thing full of botox and run it til it breaks.

you may be able to get 900 bucks if you sell at the right place.

it is a very decent laptop, its just the prices drop quickly and new technology comes out. but hey... you dont need a high end gfx card for surfing the net.
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post #5 of 8
Yeah $900 sounds good. $1000 if you can really haggle though.
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post #6 of 8
Yeah... a new HP with those specs is around 1200$....
    
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post #7 of 8
I agree with $900 if you want to search for the right buyer. $800 for a quick sale. $1000 if you get an idiot.

That's a bit of a loss for you, but just consider yourself lucky you aren't trying to sell a laptop with a Turion X2 not Ultra aka not Puma. No one wants one of those.
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post #8 of 8
eBay is your best bet with laptops. I would say $950, that has some pretty good specs.
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