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I listed my gtx 580 on craigslist for around 520 just to see if anyone would take it since i really wanted to get some cash for the 590 or 6990.

There is this guy that wants me to sell it to him for 400 plus he wants to drop his computer off and wants me to install it for him.

I feel like i am getting gipped or am i wrong? what is my card worth now a days anyway. It is less than 2 months old with lifetime warranty + its still the same price on newegg.

i really want to save up for the 590 should i do it?
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post #2 of 22
Lol no. That's simply ridiculous. While you're at it, tell him you'll throw in a free foot massage too. 580's are still the top of the line single GPUs, there is no way that it will depreciate $100 that quickly.
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post #3 of 22
Considering the cost of a new one I would shoot for $450-$475 selling it.
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post #4 of 22
Nope, I wouldn't take less than 450 for it.
The benefit of installing it yourself is that you dont run the risk of him screwing up the card you just sold him and him blaming it on you.
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post #5 of 22
400 is a good price i think, i would never buy a second hand product so close to its new price in shops.

A new card = 499$ including shipping.

Lol i would not pay more then 350$ for yours then. If you ask more i rather get a new one.
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I've dealt with CL people all the time and here is a helpful tip I always keep in mind: Advertise the warranty as your best, show him the proof and show him how to get the lifetime warranty in your case. I wouldn't sell it for $400, $450 would work however . Show him and assure him that he will get the lifetime warranty if anything goes wrong, then he (CL buyer) will have no reasons to lowball you
    
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Lol! Ignore that guy!

As far as price I've seen the lately going for less than $380.

I think either there is an expected drop in price because of the 590 and nex gen cards, or all of those with the 580 also want to get the 590 and therefor want to unload there cards before you start to see even lower prices. My opinion though.
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Lol! Ignore that guy!

As far as price I've seen the lately going for less than $380.

I think either there is an expected drop in price because of the 590 and nex gen cards, or all of those with the 580 also want to get the 590 and therefor want to unload there cards before you start to see even lower prices. My opinion though.
you mean my post? the GTX 590 doesn't compete in the same market as gtx 580. On your way to posting such comments, please read/research more about simple economics
    
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you mean my post? the GTX 590 doesn't compete in the same market as gtx 580. On your way to posting such comments, please read/research more about simple economics
Maybe you should before getting brash with other members. Hes right. Whether they compete "in the same market" or not it happens with EVERY SINGLE NEW GPU. At or around release date people dump their older cards to upgrade. Its such a common practice even that some big corporations have decided to implement buy back programs (Best Buy for one). And on top of that I guarantee yo that 580 prices will drop when 590 is released. So in short, don't be a d[]ck and to answer your question yes I would take the 400 however I would leave the installation up to him.
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I've dealt with CL people all the time and here is a helpful tip I always keep in mind: Advertise the warranty as your best, show him the proof and show him how to get the lifetime warranty in your case. I wouldn't sell it for $400, $450 would work however . Show him and assure him that he will get the lifetime warranty if anything goes wrong, then he (CL buyer) will have no reasons to lowball you

I do not believe he will have any warranty unless EVGA has changed their terms. As far as I know EVGA's warranty is only good for the original purchaser, and it had to be registered within XX days of purchase in order to be good (They may have changed it ?). The only company I know of that has a transferable warranty is XFX with their Double Lifetime Warranty. Any way the card is worth anywhere between $350 and $450 all depending on how fast you want to get rid of it.
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