1.    28 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    New Jersey
    Posts : 231
    Windows 10 Home

    Thinking of some changes.....


    whats up guys?

    So, im thinking of doing some changes with my 3 PCs.

    At home i have my rig listed below.

    with me rite now, i have my laptop which is an i7 4720HQ at 3.6 and a gtx 980m

    and i want to build a miniITX PC that has an i5 6600k and EVGA gtx 1070 or 1080.


    currently i am stationed overseas hence why i bought this laptop for $1600 a few months ago. but now that im here, i have 2 years here and was thinking about 1) either shipping my PC at home (risk damage and lost) or 2) selling my PC at home, giving my laptop to my mom, and building that micro ITX where im stationed. what do you guys think? how much do you think i can get for my PC at home? i was thinking $1500 for everything.

    The problem with this is im basically starting over from scratch and im not really sure how i feel about that. while here, i will have to get another monitor (1080p) and i know damn well that that thing is getting sold once i move from here.
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  2.    28 Oct 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 273
    w7 pro - ( Server 2012 build 9200 ) - Server 2016 - Mint 18.2

    Hello. You refer to the system listed in "specs" ...

    That's nice hardware. Depends who your target is.
    A big box store roamer might not have a clue what a 3770k is.
    I'm not sure how many builders look to ebay.

    Might be best to find a consignment shop or try a free listing service.

    $1500 is a lot of coin for the average shopper who might be fine
    with a new $500 all-in-one from Walmart.
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  3.    29 Oct 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    New Jersey
    Posts : 231
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter

    selling is not a problem, but im worried that in 2 years when i get back to it, i wont be able to sell it.
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  4.    29 Oct 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 10,783
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    I sent a PC over seas and it made it fine. Just make sure it is packed right
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  5.    29 Oct 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    New Jersey
    Posts : 231
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    I sent a PC over seas and it made it fine. Just make sure it is packed right
    how would you pack it? i got a price quote of about $110. But its still kinda out of date....
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  6.    29 Oct 2016 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 10,783
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Remove the RAM and GPU, wrap everything with bubblewrap, also stuff the case so nothing is jostled around
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  7.    29 Oct 2016 #7
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    8.1 / 10

    ^^This.....and put desiccant packs in with the packing / box.

    The chances of getting $1500 for that rig back here in the states is pretty slim. I'd guess closer to $1k, probably less.
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  8.    29 Oct 2016 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 10,783
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Good point on the desiccant packs
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