How much do you think this setup is worth?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by VLinh, May 14, 2012.

  1. VLinh

    VLinh GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 4, 2008
    Summer is coming up, so I've been looking around for gaming setups for a reasonable price (with a smart mind, not buying overpriced) and then upgrading in the near future. I came across this setup on craigslist but I wanted your guys opinion before I made my offer:

    win 7
    mother board is a ga-890gpa-ud3h gaming board with 3 pci express slots ($150.00)
    ram is ddr 3 4 gigs (?)
    processor is a amd phenom ii x4 965 4 cpus 3.4 ghz quad core ($110.00)
    display says its a amd radeon hd 6900 3825 ddr 5 ram video card ($300.00)
    power supply is a700 watt fsp group power supply (?)
    hard drive is a ssd drive all ram baised and i have a second 300 gig hd (?)
    comes with a multilayer burner and gaming case (?)
    the lcd is a 40 in rca with wall mount. i run it as a monitor ( he says 50" but im not interested in it) ($700.00)

    I went around online checking prices for these parts individually and this is what I found above, and some I wasn't able to find. The guy's asking for $2000 combined with the monitor/tv so if I factor out the T.V. and consider that he's had this setup or its in used condition, the second hdd I won't need (Wonder if he's able to compromise lol)
    I'd give this setup $700-850? Might sound low but seems right, whatcha guys think?

  2. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    How big is the SSD?

    Also, if you're looking for a gaming PC I'd stay away from AMD CPUs, they tend to overheat quickly and Intel is said to have better performance. Instead of buying from craigslist I suggest going on Newegg and just building your own. Chances are it'll be cheaper and possibly even better compared to that build.
  3. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    For the second hand price, chop off a third. If the seller is a smoker or has pets, make that half.

    RAM New is around $40 or less.
  4. Magsor

    Magsor I am watching you

    Dec 1, 2010
    phenom x4 965 is not that good i would not be satisfied paying 850 for that rig and he will not be happy if your paying 700$... Those deals are not to be done if neither party are satisfied...
  5. chains_of_androm

    chains_of_androm GBAtemp Regular

    May 8, 2012
    United States
    $500 max.