Forum discussion tagged with used.
  1. 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?
  2. 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.
  3. 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?
  4. ToxicThing

    Question 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...
  5. T

    Question 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...
  6. InTakeYT1

    Question 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...
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    Question 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
  15. G

    [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...
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    [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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. C

    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.
  20. 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...