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    Best place for 2nd Hand Parts

    Hi was just wondering what the best places are to get 2nd PC parts, eg motherboards, PSUs, Graphics Cards etc?

    I look on Ebay but it seems to be hard to get a real bargain these days with so many people using the site.

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    Re: Best place for 2nd Hand Parts

    Quote Originally Posted by tamus View Post
    Hi was just wondering what the best places are to get 2nd PC parts, eg motherboards, PSUs, Graphics Cards etc?

    I look on Ebay but it seems to be hard to get a real bargain these days with so many people using the site.

    Thanks
    What are you after?

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    Re: Best place for 2nd Hand Parts

    after 100 posts you can view the hexus for sale and wanted sections.

    best place around tbh

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    Re: Best place for 2nd Hand Parts

    Its mostly for the future, Im getting married next year so no got much spare cash but Im interested in building myself a better PC. I have a decent case, cooler, sata hard drive and Monitor but need pretty much everything else.

    Also I have a friends PC which is really old but I think it needs a new 350 watt PSU. It would just be a PC that I can maybe give to another family member as the friend has already bought a spanking new laptop so I dont want to spend much money on one.

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    Re: Best place for 2nd Hand Parts

    you have plenty of time to get your post count up

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    Re: Best place for 2nd Hand Parts

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    after 100 posts you can view the hexus for sale and wanted sections.

    best place around tbh
    After recently doing a build with secondhand parts (link in my sig), I 2nd this.
    Although bargins tend to go fast on the for sale section.

    You can use fleabay, esp for slightly older bits, my advice is find out e-tail costs for items and don't be lured into paying over that.
    Set your self a max price and don't go over it.

    However you can also build yourself a decent pc from new parts these days.
    One big tip for good bargins is to keep an eye on the technology market and look for reduced prices on last generation stuff when newer models/versions come out.

    When the new intel i5 cpu's come out I'd expect to see quite a few core2duo cpu's and motherboards appearing on fleabay.
    There may be a few 9series nvidia and 48xx series ATi graphics cards appearing soon as well when DX11 cards come out later this year.

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