[SOLVED] Questions to ask when buying a used PC

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Looking for advice plz lads about to buy a used pc for my son. Could anyone help with what questions to ask and any tests i can run and also a brief description on how to run tests when viewing. As when it comes to PC's i know absolutely nothing.

Also hear's the spec's could you tell me if its worth £1450? & will it run 4k.
Corsair icue 465x rgb case.
32gb corsair Vengeance Pro rgb 3200 MHz of ram
Ryzen 56oox cpu
RX6800 XT Aorus gpu new with warranty And warranty for CPU.
750w corsair psu.
Mobo B450f gaming
1tb MP600 corsair M2 nvme
128gb for Windows 10
Corsair H100i pro rgb water cooler.
Thanks in advance appreciated.
 
Why go through all the hassle when you can build your own...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor | £242.70 @ Amazon UK
CPU Cooler | Zalman CNPS20X 61 CFM CPU Cooler | £66.48 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard | Gigabyte B550 GAMING X V2 ATX AM4 Motherboard | £99.95 @ Box Limited
Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory | £128.37 @ CCL Computers
Storage | Corsair MP600 Core 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | £109.99 @ Amazon UK
Video Card | Sapphire Radeon RX 6700 XT 12 GB PULSE Video Card | £625.00 @ Infinite Computing
Case | Lian Li LANCOOL 215 ATX Mid Tower Case | £77.99 @ AWD-IT
Power Supply | Corsair TXM Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply | £78.95 @ Amazon UK
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £1429.43
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-08-18 07:41 BST+0100 |
 
Why go through all the hassle when you can build your own...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor | £242.70 @ Amazon UK
CPU Cooler | Zalman CNPS20X 61 CFM CPU Cooler | £66.48 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard | Gigabyte B550 GAMING X V2 ATX AM4 Motherboard | £99.95 @ Box Limited
Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory | £128.37 @ CCL Computers
Storage | Corsair MP600 Core 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | £109.99 @ Amazon UK
Video Card | Sapphire Radeon RX 6700 XT 12 GB PULSE Video Card | £625.00 @ Infinite Computing
Case | Lian Li LANCOOL 215 ATX Mid Tower Case | £77.99 @ AWD-IT
Power Supply | Corsair TXM Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply | £78.95 @ Amazon UK
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £1429.43
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-08-18 07:41 BST+0100 |
 
Looking for advice plz lads about to buy a used pc for my son. Could anyone help with what questions to ask and any tests i can run and also a brief description on how to run tests when viewing. As when it comes to PC's i know absolutely nothing.

Also hear's the spec's could you tell me if its worth £1450? & will it run 4k.
Corsair icue 465x rgb case.
32gb corsair Vengeance Pro rgb 3200 MHz of ram
Ryzen 56oox cpu
RX6800 XT Aorus gpu new with warranty And warranty for CPU.
750w corsair psu.
Mobo B450f gaming
1tb MP600 corsair M2 nvme
128gb for Windows 10
Corsair H100i pro rgb water cooler.
Thanks in advance appreciated.
Will it run 4k....yes.
You might want to consider 2k should handle just about any game at that res with good fps.
 

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