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Originally Posted by Shredicus View Post
Attach rockets to it and aim it at the moon.
lol... +1



this is just a personal thing, but i dont sell my used HDDs because i know how easy it is to get "deleted" info off of them (considering I've had to get info off a double wiped drive before). and i agree with up above... that rig is worth around $200-300. there is no harm in putting it up for like "$600/best offer" and seeing what happens, but i have the feeling you wont get a hit unless it is posted around $400 or so

also, a trick that sometimes works. post up all of your benchmarks with screen shots and some CPUz validation links with some of your best overclocks (i wouldn't be surprised if you could hit around 4.0GHz with ur proc). say stuff like "calculated 17,000 digits of pi in under 7 sec." (i just made this stat up, obviously use the real stats). basically make this computer sound absolutely amazing to people that dont know much about computers. it may be a little bit underhanded, but it most likely fetch you a higher price.

also, just a hint, but go for solid numbers in ur overclocks like 3.5, 3.7, 4.0GHz and not 3.499, 3.852, 3.999GHz. also (if you dont have any convictions against this) go for the highest oc possible with your current set up, not a 24/7 stable oc.

i have obviously just said to do things that many people would consider under handed and sly, but as ling as you are not lying, they are totally legal. i leave the choice up to you.

Just as a side note, i do not employ these selling techniques my self



EDIT: +1 more for the vid
Edited by eskamobob1 - 3/16/11 at 10:30pm
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post #12 of 15
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this is just a personal thing, but i dont sell my used HDDs because i know how easy it is to get "deleted" info off of them (considering I've had to get info off a double wiped drive before).
Define double wiped. Do you mean double formatted or 2x pass of DBAN?
 
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post #13 of 15
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It's actually a pretty empty hdd. I just chose to sell it with that one because one its big, and two its my only hdd that isn't WD, so I'd rather just sell this one.

+1 to all that helped

Hopefully I can get more than $300..since I'm selling my current PSU with it, and a PSU to handle a i7 950, 590, and two gts 450's won't be terribly cheap.
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Define double wiped. Do you mean double formatted or 2x pass of DBAN?
a drive that has been entirely written over with random code and then reformatted twice.
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this is an appraisal. appraisals are to be posted in the appropriate section of the forum.
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