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Looking for a quotation on how much I can reasonably expect to get if I sold my current rig or it's components.

The specifications are as follows:

CPU: i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core
GPU: GTX 1080 8GB
Cooler: Corsair - H80i
Motherboard: MSI - Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory
Storage: Samsung EVO 500GB SSD
Case Cooler Master - Cosmos II
Power Supply Corsair - 1050W

Needless to say it's a pretty good rig but I've been starting to wonder if its time I start phasing it out. The outdated motherboard, CPU, and RAM are the particular stickers for me as if I replace those I may as well just swap the thing out altogether. Irrespective of that I would like to know what value you guys think my PC has both as a full package and as indevidual parts. Everything is in pretty good order barring some negligible cosmetic damage and an odd but minor defect related very specifically to the GPU's displayport output whereby a single slightly faded line runs horizontally across the screen. This isn't an issue with the HDMI out, just displayport. I'm hoping I could get >1500$ considering what these components would cost individually, but as I said some of this stuff is getting dated due to LGA1151 and DDR4, so I would like to get a second opinion on that.
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    Let's see...

    i7 4770k ~ $200 (higher than this, and people frankly would be better served by a new 6cores Ryzen 5 1600 which is frequently ~$170-180)
    GTX 1080 ~ $250 (a completely flawless GTX1080 would have warranted a higher price; realistically unless you're looking forward to Volta and beyond or are in need of cash, keeping this GPU for your next build would probably be the better choice)
    H80i ~ $40 (considering the ~$46 Scythe Fuma handily beat the H80i, this asking price is for the people who would prefer liquid cooling only)
    Z87MB ~ $90
    16GB DDR3 2133 ~ $120
    EVO 500GB SSD ~ $90-110 (depends on the SSD life remain)
    CM Cosmos II ~~~~~~~ ??? (can varies wildly depends on desirability of the case since the Cosmos has quite a list of contenders of new case at $60-100 range that it may be quite difficult for you to sell it at a desirable price)
    Corsair 1050W, presumably HX series ~ $100 (while still a good unit, the reality is that the only people who need this amount of power are those who run SLI GTX1080Ti [who in most likelihood would not be looking at 2nd hand parts] or cryptocurrency miners [who may very well prefer the warranty of a new unit, unless you severely under price your PSU])

    So I'd say the fair asking price for the listed components would be ~$970. $1500 is kind of a hard sell, considering the cost of completely new parts:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.89 @ B&H)
    Motherboard: ASRock - Z370 Extreme4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card ($514.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Fractal Design - Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - RMx 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1259.82
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 05:27 EST-0500

    Up to $1500 would have gotten even a GTX1080Ti included in that new build. The 6cores 8400 can be a match for a 7700k in gaming so it's not a downgrade from your 4770k. Your HX while a very good unit, is way overkill for a modern system with single CPU+GPU where even a RMx 650W will be able to support.

    You can of course, put out a $1000+ asking price, but whether you can get more than that is going to depend on your salesmen skill and how informed the other guy is.
  2. FD2Raptor said:
    Let's see...

    i7 4770k ~ $200 (higher than this, and people frankly would be better served by a new 6cores Ryzen 5 1600 which is frequently ~$170-180)
    GTX 1080 ~ $250 (a completely flawless GTX1080 would have warranted a higher price; realistically unless you're looking forward to Volta and beyond or are in need of cash, keeping this GPU for your next build would probably be the better choice)
    H80i ~ $40 (considering the ~$46 Scythe Fuma handily beat the H80i, this asking price is for the people who would prefer liquid cooling only)
    Z87MB ~ $90
    16GB DDR3 2133 ~ $120
    EVO 500GB SSD ~ $90-110 (depends on the SSD life remain)
    CM Cosmos II ~~~~~~~ ??? (can varies wildly depends on desirability of the case since the Cosmos has quite a list of contenders of new case at $60-100 range that it may be quite difficult for you to sell it at a desirable price)
    Corsair 1050W, presumably HX series ~ $100 (while still a good unit, the reality is that the only people who need this amount of power are those who run SLI GTX1080Ti [who in most likelihood would not be looking at 2nd hand parts] or cryptocurrency miners [who may very well prefer the warranty of a new unit, unless you severely under price your PSU])

    So I'd say the fair asking price for the listed components would be ~$970. $1500 is kind of a hard sell, considering the cost of completely new parts:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.89 @ B&H)
    Motherboard: ASRock - Z370 Extreme4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card ($514.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Fractal Design - Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - RMx 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1259.82
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-24 05:27 EST-0500

    Up to $1500 would have gotten even a GTX1080Ti included in that new build. The 6cores 8400 can be a match for a 7700k in gaming so it's not a downgrade from your 4770k. Your HX while a very good unit, is way overkill for a modern system with single CPU+GPU where even a RMx 650W will be able to support.

    You can of course, put out a $1000+ asking price, but whether you can get more than that is going to depend on your salesmen skill and how informed the other guy is.


    Just talked with EVGA and they said they would send a replacement. How much would you think that will raise the value?
  3. Used 1080's have recently sold for 350.00.
  4. Corwin65 said:
    Used 1080's have recently sold for 350.00.


    Alright. If I do decide to sell I'll probably auction it off starting from $1000. Thanks for the help.
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