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    Price Check

    My flat mates wants to buy my rig off me cause he cant be assed to build his own.
    Basically what you recon its worth? Im going to have to buy a better rig with what i sell it to him for.

    So jsut trying to see if its worth it

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    £350 as a job lot?
    Not around too often!

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    sounds about right..probably squeeze to £400

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    ok, the only problem is. I speced a rig for him : http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.php?t=106504

    and this is prob better than mine...

    Oh and i will be keeping my monitor, so jsut the base unit, no mouse or anything
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    i had simalar pc to you john, and it was better in key areas, and i got 350 so i think thats about right, 400 would command a something extra i think

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    Sorry, i would'nt expect that to go over £275 base unit only !!
    Hark the children of the Resolution !!

    http://trust.hexus.net/user_profile.php?user=7798

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    £400 was for someone who didnt know there ****hole from their earhole

    i wouldn't pay £250 for it..

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    Amd 64 3700+ San Diego £25
    Abit AT8 £30
    4x512 Corsair XMS3200C2PRO £60
    PowerColour X850XTPE Arctic Cooled don't know
    Samsung Spinpoint 250Gig £30
    Enermax NoiseTake 485w £30
    Arctic Freezer 64 Pro £7.50
    Coolermaster Wavemaster £30

    That adds up to over £200 and then add the price of the graphics card.

    IMO worth around £250

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    Bit much for second hand 2GB of slow ram isn't ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by redddraggon View Post
    Bit much for second hand 2GB of slow ram isn't ?
    1GB (2x512MB) is going for around £30 so reasonable price IMO.

    Were you thinking of buying the RAM from Merlin

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    Quote Originally Posted by amjedm View Post
    1GB (2x512MB) is going for around £30 so reasonable price IMO.

    Were you thinking of buying the RAM from Merlin
    I was comparing it to about £80 for 2GB of new PC6400.

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    How is that RAM slow ?

    It's DDR1 btw
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    Quote Originally Posted by daniel.phillips View Post
    How is that RAM slow ?

    It's DDR1 btw
    you know what I mean.

    2GB of DDR2 800Mhz for £80 v 2GB of DDR1 for £60

    I know which I'd choose!

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    If base unit only then £230-£250

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    Quote Originally Posted by redddraggon View Post
    you know what I mean.

    2GB of DDR2 800Mhz for £80 v 2GB of DDR1 for £60

    I know which I'd choose!
    ... 2GB DDR1 ?

    But yeah, as others say, roughly 250/300 for base only.

    Maybe OC the 3700 a bit (if it's not already) to squeeze some more money off him ?
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    It is fairly decent DDR memory as it is Corsair XMS which was NOT cheap at the time.Even Scan are selling 2x512mb modules for nearly 80 quid:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...roductID=71473

    Even for ddr3200 expect to pay a bit more for decent sticks!!

    Also ddr3200 is NOT that slow as DDR2 has higher latency anyway and this negates the speed advantage to a degree!!

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