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For instance, I calculate it as just my case and the things in it.
    
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Calculate total cost of parts, then if it is OC. If Oc'd, how heavily? And then I add another 200 to clueless PC people. If experienced person, discount. LOL
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Current value of product, how long you've owned it, warranty, and if any parts are having issues
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that is how I would go, for someone who knows what they are doing. for a complete noob you could charge for the building if you wanted.
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Try to remember what prices were back then or take the prices/approx. value now compared to other products (i.e. Q9550 = Phenom II x4 940/945 in performance/value, so the Q9550 is worth around $140 [though it is sold new for $300+ right now and would probably sell used for more than $140 anyway]).
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How much I bought it for, how long it's been used, warrenty?

Don't mean to be a thread jacker but what would you pay for a intel core 2 duo (2ghz) notebook, 4gb ram 500gig hd, gt130m graphics 16inch display, win7 64, 2 years old?
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by grandestfail9190 View Post
Calculate total cost of parts, then if it is OC. If Oc'd, how heavily? And then I add another 200 to clueless PC people. If experienced person, discount. LOL
rofl..

I look at parts and then at age
post #8 of 11
Well if it's your computer you will have to consider what's on the hard drive. What's your pictures/videos/music worth to you?

But if I were selling one I would add up the current values of everything in it and come up with a price.
    
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post #9 of 11
If I am buying used stuff I look at the current retail price or last retail price listed, choose the lowest one, and then knock of 20%. That is my acceptable buying price, maybe less dependent on conditions of use.

If I am selling I list at retail price and let buyers offer O.B.O. or "talk me down"
    
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post #10 of 11
monetary worth or?

i count it as the price which i paid for my parts when i bought them. i count the tower, and monitor + keyboard / mouse / peripherals separately
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