Forum discussion tagged with used.
  1. calmstateofmind

    Question Best site for estimating current market price of a used prebuild and/or your all's opinion?

    What's the best site for estimating the current market price of a prebuild that was ordered off Newegg? It's been some years since I've looked at this kind of stuff (as you can probably tell from the timestamps of my profile) and I'm needing to get the current market price of a 1year, 7month...
  2. A

    Question RTX 3060 Help!

    Hi, I would really appreciate some help and advice on this one! I'm in the process of purchasing a used RTX 3060 ROG STRIX 12GB for a good price of £400! The chap had very kindly driven over an hour to deliver the GPU to myself to which he knew I wanted to test the card on my rig before...
  3. M

    Question I7 8700 1660 Ti 600$ (good deal)?

    Hi, so I live in Lebanon, GPU prices are still way higher than msrp (3060 new 680$) I found this used PC for 600$: Core i7-8700 RAM 16.0 GB 1 stick GRAPHICS CARD - 1660 TI 1TB HDD 256 GB SSD Mobo boistar b360mhd pro2 Case xigmatic prosper RGB Power supply 600w What do you think guys...
  4. S

    [SOLVED] Is buying a refurbished NVME SSD a good idea?

    So recently I saw that a retailer (well known) in my country was selling refurbished Corsair MP600 Force SSD's. It's important to note that they are refurbished by the MANUFACTURER (Corsair) not the RETAILER. I was thinking about buying the 2TB variant. The normal price is around $330 (converted...
  5. aelsakka

    Question Used air cooler advise needed

    Hello, I found a used air cooler nh-d15, i was told it was only used for few times, i have attached the pics here below, so any advise for what i should be looking for before buying it. pictures
  6. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] Debating HDD Setup for New Server

    Hey everyone! I'd love to hear some ideas/opinions about what I've got going on as I prepare to deploy a server for the first time, specifically about storage setup I'm looking at storage solutions for my newly purchased (used) HP Z640 Workstation. I got it for $360 with the following specs...
  7. [SOLVED] I need some advice

    I wanted to buy a used acer nitro vg240Y FHD 75hz 24” monitor. It was connected to a ps5. Then I played a video on it and next to the side I saw a led line illuminating from top right all the way down to bottom left. Is this normal or is it damaged? Maybe the ps5 and the monitor wasn’t set up? I...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] How to verify a used graphics card before buying it ?

    Hello, wanted to buy a used GPU (3080 ti founders), how can i check if everthing is okay with it, or if it has any problems? Heard using a stress test is one way (is this one good? Or also benchmarking on Heaven (, but i don't...
  9. O

    [SOLVED] Used SSD slave drive?

    A friend bought a new desktop (ASUS) and has asked me to take the SSD out of his old PC and put it in his new one for him. I've done this myself with an HDD without wiping it, but is it the same with an SSD? Do I need to wipe the drive or can it be installed as-is? Will it cause boot problems...
  10. gordonmousedeer

    [SOLVED] Can a used hard disk drive carry viruses?

    I bought a used hard disk drive. The seller assured me that it has no bad sectors. I need to know something.. Even after a hard disk drive gets reformatted or gets all of its information wiped clean, can it still carry viruses from an older system?
  11. elric91

    Question Gtx 980 4gb(2014) windforce or rx 570 4gb asrock(2017)

    Who can help me? should I get this one gtx 980 4gb windforce or NEW one 570 4gb asrock,980 is $30 dollars cheaper in my country but used for 2 years on games.
  12. Viktor4645544

    Question Is it OK buying an old HP 8570w Workstation ?

    Hi. My question is it ok to buy old mobile HP workstation 8570w? It has these specs: i7-3520M CPU 2.9Ghz, Nvidia 1000K 2GB, 320GB SSD. Is it completely waste of time to look into used laptops or they can work even if they are old?
  13. ToxicThing

    [SOLVED] Programs for testing second-hand gpu

    Hey, so I need some help. I am buying tomorrow MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GT OC from a guy. He says that he used it for casual gaming, work... Warranty expired few days ago. I wanted to hear your opinion on this GPU and should I buy it used. If so, please recommend me some programs to test the...
  14. T

    [SOLVED] What GPU to buy

    Hello, I want to buy a gpu and dont know which one to buy... I watched all the benchmarks and still cant decide... why... because i know that AMD ones gets better while the time pass (with driver optimisation or fine wine if im right) My budget is arround 200 euros and in my country( Bosnia and...
  15. InTakeYT1

    [SOLVED] RTX 2080 Super Or RTX 3060

    I know the RTX 3060 isn't out yet so this is hard to say but I'm either planning on buying this second hand Intel Core i7 8700K, Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master Motherboard, Corsair H60 V2 AIO, 16GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB 3200Mhz DDR4 RAM, MSI RTX 2080 Super Ventus XS, 1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe...
  16. F

    [SOLVED] Can't pinpoint point of failure... can someone follow my steps and provide insight?

    Alright, I bought a bunch of parts used and I'm trying to make a computer out of them, but I'm getting this issue: TL;DR The computer will turn on with a positive beep code but suddenly stop being able to boot entirely. Random things will make it work again. Here's a list of all the things...
  17. C

    [SOLVED] i7 4790 is still good?

    Hello guys, I want to buy an used i7 4790, is still good? I have an i3 4150, 8Gb RAM [16Gb coming soon] and a GTX 1660 6Gb [Normal, not super nor ti]. This option it's cheaper than upgrade the entire system to an i3 10100, and I can't spend in a full upgrade [CPU, RAM, Motherboard]. My question...
  18. R

    Question How much is this laptop still worth? (ASUS UX501J)

    Hi everyone! I'm trying to buy a used laptop for my girlfriend's last 2 years of university. She uses alot of drawing programs like Vectorworks and AutoCAD so she's in need of a decent GPU. My sister offered selling us her 4 year old ASUS UX501J. Back in 2016 it originally costed her €1750. We...
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    [SOLVED] are second hand gpu cards with broken hdmi worth it? or atleast worth a shot?

    so I found this used msi gtx 750 ti 2gb ddr5 for $25 the seller said that the hdmi port is broken but he/she has not tried to other ports. should I try and risk it and try the other ports?
  20. N

    [SOLVED] 2 year old computer with 2080ti for 1400$?

    Case: BitFenix Enso Motherboard: GIGABYTE AORUS Z270X-Gaming 9 RAM: HyperX 8GB KIT DDR4 2133MHz CL14 Fury Black Series x2 = 16GB Processor: Intel Core i5-7500 Turbo 3.8GHZ SSD disk: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro SSD 2TB - 3 months old with warranty HDD disk: Seagate BarraCuda 4TB - 3 months old with...
  21. Q

    [SOLVED] Used high-end laptop price? (Like new condition)

    I'm thinking about selling my MSI GE63 Raider RGB 8SG, but I'm not sure how much the asking price should be. I've had it for about 7 months and I've had some parts added on to it. I've been overly careful in protecting it and undervolted the CPU to protect against high temps (also used a...
  22. A

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3500U performance

    So i need a new laptop for school and for my budget the lenovo s145 looks to be the best : the laptop on amazon Specs: R5 3500u 8gb dual channel ram (mystery speed lol) 512 gb ssd Decent 1080p display I know that this can easily multitask and not feel sluggish for a few years to come but what...
  23. KantaGaming

    [SOLVED] Used GTX 1070 vs 1070 ti

    Hi I'm upgrading my gralhics card and I'm looking at used 1070s. There's an offer 1070 for 180€ and a 1070 ti for 230€. My question is: is it worth buying the ti for the additional 50€? Other GPU suggestions are welcome aswell. Other specs: i7-4770k 8GB DDR3 GigaByte GA-Z87MX-D3H
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    [SOLVED] Attempting to recover files off of my old SSD, device not showing up under "This PC"

    Hi there, I have been struggling with an issue the last couple of days attempting to recover the files off of my old SSD from my previous desktop. The device is a Seagate Barracude, Model Number ST2000DM001 About half a year ago, I had noticed my desktop was getting really slow, to the point...
  25. V

    [SOLVED] What PSU to buy?

    Hello people. So yesterday my friend bought a used PC. It's i3 4160, 8GB of ram and 2 x 500 GB hdd. He was hoping that he could install a used r9 270 so he ordered it. Then we realized that psu (BlueBerry PSB560, pictures below) in system probably wouldn't run those specs very well since it has...
  26. AverageGamer24

    [SOLVED] Is my PSU safe?

    So I have bought a used FSP 500 60APN (no 80+ certification) a month ago and it's condition looks good (From outside at least) and it's been running my system fine so far in games even after increasing GPU's powerlimit... But then I saw so many people online warning about old and used PSUs (as...
  27. T

    [SOLVED] How much is a 1050 Ti worth?

    I’m looking into upgrading my PC, because my 1050 Ti isn’t keeping up too well in more modern titles. So, i want to buy a 1660 Super and to get a little more money for that, I want to sell my 1050 Ti. It’s an ASUS Strix OC Model. Does anyone have an idea on how much I can still get for this GPU...
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    Question How much does a used gtx 1070 go for in 2020?

    I saw a listing for an Inno3D gtx 1070 for $200. Is that a fair price in 2020? Also do you have any other gpu suggestions under $220 ? I'm on a real tight budget and could use some leeway.
  29. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Amazon Warehouse Used RX 580?

    Heard horror stories about it but I'm assuming because they sell hundreds of gpus a week, that some of these deals are gonna be not perfect! View: I contacted support and he said that amazon UK offers a two year warranty on used gpus? I screenshotted out chat...
  30. AlergicToTheSun

    [SOLVED] Used craigslist PC too good to be true?

    It's listed for $700 the description reads "Complete gaming PC set up, Logitech G502. Mechanical keyboard. Spectre 1 ms gaming monitor 165hz . Large mouse pad with RGB. Corsair gaming headset. Astro gaming mix amp pro series Sky tech mini PC. 1660ti graphics card MSI. AMD Ryzen 7 1700x, windows...
  31. Fred cleanface

    Question Hand me down computer parts, Fans spin, no debug led light, no signal

    Cpu: Ryzen 3 2200g Mobo: MSI B450M Gaming Plus Ram:Hyper X 3200 2x8gb Gpus: onboard graphics unknown, known working gt 1030, know working rx 480 PSU: Thermaltake Smart 500W 80+ Hello, I had a ryzen 2200g that I used for a bit with my pc, but I upgraded and wanted to give it to my brother. We...
  32. X

    Question GPU Only Able to Use VGA port

    It's an old one component, Motherboard HP IPMMB-FM (driver version according dxdiag "FOR_821.rom vFOR8.21") CPU i5 3570 8GB RAM GPU Powercolor AXRX 580 4GBD5-3DHDV2/OC (And Gigabyte GTX 650 OC 1GB for spare) Nothing are OC'ed note: my monitor only have VGA input, so I use adapter to use the...
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    [SOLVED] Are second hand say from CEX or ebay GPUs a good idea? Say a GEForce RTX 2080 Ti/?

    Are second hand say from CEX or ebay GPUs a good idea? Say a GEForce RTX 2080 Ti/? Trying to deal with the this software wants a quadro that software wantsa a Geforece card issue. So was thinking get an Quadro RTX 4000 now and later pick up a second have Geforce csrd but are they likely to...
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    [SOLVED] Which used MacBook should my sister buy in 2019

    Hi, my sister is looking for used MacBook for max. 390 $. Which model should she go for? She doesn't really know much about macs so neither do I. She wants it for watching movies, social medias and internet surfing. How much RAM will she need, what processor etc. Which used model should she...
  35. DaveKari

    [SOLVED] Buying a used ROG STRIX XG27VQ for 263$

    So I have the opportunity to buy a used XG27VQ and I would love to buy it BUT, it's 2.5years old. It had been constantly used tho the seller says that it is in perfect shape. No scratches, no dead pixels, nothing. So I would love to hear your opinions. Should I buy it, or leave it, cause it's old?
  36. H

    [SOLVED] Is this good deal (Used PC)

    Hello, So, In my country PC parts are really expansive, anyways. I got this deal from a friend for 400$: Intel core i7 4790 RX-580 8gb 8gb Ram (Haven't asked him for the speed) SSD 120GB HDD 500GB Thanks for reading this and answering my Question! <3
  37. A

    Question Should I buy a used i7 4790k?

    I have a system with an ASUS LGA 1150 motherboard, 16gb ddr3 ram, a gtx 980 and an i5 4690K. I want to upgrade my CPU but would have to replace my motherboard, RAM, and CPU if I want to go to a new generation. Is it worth spending $150-200 on a used i7?
  38. J

    Sell used I5-7400

    Hello, everyone! I have a question. For how much can I sell my used I5-7400? I know it is old. €50? I would like to know the price in euros.
  39. Heater6785

    [SOLVED] Second hand CPU/GPU

    I am searching for a used CPU and GPU for my PC. Are there any risks for the CPU if it hasn't been overclocking or working on high temperatures and I put a thermal compound and use a good cooler (not the stock one) after buying it? Besides from getting out from a mining rig and the temps, is...
  40. X

    [SOLVED] Bought used RX 480, random black screens

    Hi all! I just bought a used RX 480 4GB (Sapphire Nitro, not Nitro+). I installed it last Sunday by doing this: I downloaded the latest RX 480 drivers from AMD's site, rebooted into safe mode, used DDU to uninstall all graphics drivers, shut down PC, replaced my GTX 750 TI with the RX 480 and...