Reverse deal - Sell your $160 RX 470 for $350-$400 now on ebay.

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  1. klinkman

    klinkman [H]ard|Gawd

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    Its all that and more with ebay. You cannot leave negative feedback, and there is no punishment for not paying. And when they dont pay, it goes into auto dispute, the buyer doesnt do anything and the auto dispute ends with ebay giving you the final value fee back and voiding the sale. since the sale is void, you cant leave ANY feedback.
    Want a pro tip for buying on ebay? Go bid on 8 of the same item, and then only pay for the cheapest one. There is literally nothing the other sellers can do. It happens to me every time i make the mistake of trying to sell on ebay.
    Fuck ebay and fuck paypal.

    But back to the topic at hand, its crazy to me that the 2xx series and 3xx and 4xx are all still selling this high. I figured it would last a week tops here, then nvidia would drop 1070's to 299 and we would see a rush on those (even more then there is right now).
     
  2. 00Dan

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    FWIW I just sold a 295x2 for $800 and the seller paid.
     
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  3. jedimasterben

    jedimasterben 2[H]4U

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    My MSI Armor 480 4GB sold for $325. I paid $130 for it brand new. Also selling a friend's 290X since he owes me some money, and that will be going towards the 1080ti that I bought that will be here on Tuesday :)
     
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  4. HeavensCloud

    HeavensCloud Oswego, not shitty as Buffalo

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    Mine went for $967. Guy paid within seconds of auction end. Crossing my fingers he doesn't pull any shit.
     
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  5. 257Tony

    257Tony Gawd

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    Mine is up right now, ends tomorrow. Currently at $690, hoping for $800. Should be able to clear a 1080ti even after eBay fees if all goes smooth!
     
  6. Ascendor81

    Ascendor81 n00b

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    I just sold a Titan X (old P) with evga hybrid cooler for $1050. payment was immediate, good rating too on buyer. ordered a evga 1080 ti ftw3. will be without main PC for 3 days now :( Ryzen no APU. The 1080ti will maintain its value more than Titan X(old P)
     
  7. StefanB

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    I posted mine for the same price and was bought within 15 minutes
     
  8. TheOne&OnlyZeke

    TheOne&OnlyZeke 100% Irish

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    So my supplier "hopefully" has RX 480 4G & 8G and RX 580's
    Think it'd be worth picking some up at retail price and selling on again?
     
  9. thebufenator

    thebufenator [H]ard|Gawd

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    ROI right now is something crazy like 1 month. Why not mine? Or tell us where to buy ;)
     
  10. klinkman

    klinkman [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can't emphasize enough how risky selling on ebay is these days. Payment means nothing, and the buyers rating means nothing, they cant receive negative feedback! everyone can sit at 100% even if they dont pay!
    Assuming they do pay, paypal will side with the buyer 98% of the time, you can have all the proof in the world, they will not side with the seller. Almost never.
    The buyer can dispute your item 180 DAYS AFTER PURCHASE . six months people. They can run that thing 24/7 for six months then say , oh, this item wasnt as described.
    Some tips if you really have to give ebay a try:
    1. Change your auction to NOT accept returns. This will prevent many headaches later with the return / issue system ebay uses.
    2. Change your shipping window to 2 business days.
    3. Take pictures, so many pictures. Pictures of the item AND THE SN. make sure that serial number is documented!. Pictures of the shipping label, item being boxed, and tracking of course.
    4. No international buyers, obviously
    5. List item AS IS
    6. fuck ebay and paypal

    /rant
     
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  11. Zedicus

    Zedicus Limp Gawd

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    i still sell on ebay a lot. and The Klinkman is spot on.
     
  12. 257Tony

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    My 295x2 sold yesterday for $865, haven't been paid yet though.
     
  13. DuronClocker

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    So weird, they would be better off buying a GTX 1080Ti at that point. They are faster, cheaper (than that), and can consume as little power as an RX card in many cases. lol
     
  14. Ducman69

    Ducman69 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    That's what I thought about, but then I heard that mining with GPUs was pointless for bitcoin, so I'm all kinds of confoozed.
     
  15. ccityinstaller

    ccityinstaller 2[H]4U

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    Forget Bitcoin, you need to be mining Etherum. I was clearing $125-175 a month last spring/early summer after power use and withdrawal fees, and ETH is worth a hell of a lot more now. I thought I had held onto 10-20 coins but it appears I sold them. I am going to put my last couple 290Xs up for sale. They are golden OC cards, will do 1.275Ghz under water in crossfire but that doesn't matter much to the mining crowd since they undervolt and underclock.
     
  16. DPI

    DPI Nitpick Police

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    This is the m.f. truth right here. I recently started selling on ebay again after a long hiatus, and very quickly began to remember why I stopped. Attempts at chargebacks for items I have delivery proof of, third worlders using U.S. based shipping forwarders (usually in FL), one asshole buying my motherboard and then trying to "return" his old broken one, insisting that is what I sent him. FML. And oh yes, all these a-holes had 100% "positive feedback".

    I blame Amazon for the way they've conditioned people to treat the return system as something they can wipe their groin with. Abuse of returns, no-questions-asked, to the point its now what people expect of anything they buy online. People not taking any responsibility for their purchases, returning things a month later because "they changed their mind" and expecting the seller to pay for the return shipping, etc.
     
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  17. jhatfie

    jhatfie [H]ard|Gawd

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    I absolutely do not sell digital media on ebay any more. Every time I have someone try to screw me over, EVERY time. I've gotten my money back each time though, with MUCH effort that makes it not at all worth it. I've mostly been lucky on hardware with a couple issues here and there, but then again, I do not flip hardware nearly as much as I used to several years ago. Fingers crossed on my 290X sale. I did take a bunch of pics, video of the card working perfectly in my case panning to screen playing games including temps, voltage, clocks, etc; video of me pulling it and packaging it safely using anti static band and pictures of the final box + shipping label + of course signature confirmation.
     
  18. Simplyfun

    Simplyfun Gawd

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    I've decided to take this particular plunge on some of my older gear, I think 10 295's and another 20 290x's and 390x's are about to meet their doom at the hands of n00bie miners.
     
  19. DriveEuro

    DriveEuro 2[H]4U

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    Selling 30 cards on ebay? You will definitely have some jerk give you a headache days/weeks/months afterwards with selling that much gear.
     
  20. Simplyfun

    Simplyfun Gawd

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    Thanks.

    Seriously; not worried. There are methods for dealing with every situation.
     
  21. klinkman

    klinkman [H]ard|Gawd

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    As long as your fine with the method for dealing being losing your cards and your money with no punishment for the person who does it. Then deal away. Or spending weeks of your life fighting a system rigged against you the seller.

    But i wish you luck, and ill leave this here. :) maybe new2019 will buy some, ive dealth with him a lot, good guy. https://hardforum.com/threads/wtb-r9-290x-390x-or-rx-480-30-cards-or-more.1935743/#post-1043036660

    (ninja edit: got the name wrong by one digit!)
     
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  22. groebuck

    groebuck 2[H]4U

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    One thing - bug the shit out of them to leave you feedback. It is the best weapon against paypal scammers. You can't say "it was not as described" if you got a good feedback.
     
  23. Simplyfun

    Simplyfun Gawd

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    I process my own credit cards and I've never lost a "chargeback". Take paypal out of the loop and EBay is just dandy.
     
  24. Gamerdad

    Gamerdad Limp Gawd

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    I just sold one of my 290s on Ebay and googled the buyer's shipping address. It came up as Lear Express Courier Service. A company that forwards shipping to Venezuela. Screw that - I canceled the order. Too risky. I think I'd rather use Craigslist. The local PD provides a safe zone at their HQ.
     
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  25. klinkman

    klinkman [H]ard|Gawd

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    Aside from the end of auction fees, true true. But im with you, taking paypal out of the equation makes it a lot easier to swallow using ebay. Still shitty feedback system, but at least your money is safe for the most part once received!

    Good call gamerdad. You see a florida address with a suite number, run for the hills!
     
  26. quiktake2009

    quiktake2009 n00b

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    Microcenter in Rockville, MD told me they would have 570s and 580s today. I showed up in the afternoon. All gone. Apparently multiple people were waiting in line for the store to open at 10am and cleared out all the inventory immediately. Screw that....

    At this point I think it is better to look for deals on 1070s or 1080ti's. Althought some say 1060 6GB are best
     
  27. velusip

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    Welp, If I sold mine I wouldn't be able to buy the card I want since they are all sold out, so I put it to work instead:

    20MH/s: 40% fanspeed, 65C temp, 150W power, 1233MiB memory, 100% cpu.

    It flutters down to about 17MH/s as I browse the web or play games. :D
     
  28. ziddey

    ziddey [H]ardness Supreme

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    aw yea. and it continues. buy, mine until sold, repeat
     
  29. Probleminfected

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    And "good" 1080ti's are getting hard to find now. Only the niche and crappy blower types are in stock. FE edition are almost sold out everywhere.
     
  30. pgaster

    pgaster [H]ard|Gawd

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    About a week or so ago I noticed Microcenter had Zotac GTX 1060 3GB mini cards for $149. Then at some point this week they jacked those up to $199.
    Many cards went up in price as well. They are making sure they get a piece of the pie.
     
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  31. doz

    doz [H]ardness Supreme

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    I had my sons 290x Lightning sold for $300 on ebay. The buyers name on ebay did not match the paypal (completely different) and I got a bad vibe about it. Decided to cancel and sell it locally for same price cash. Originally paid $330. For being 2.5 years old, pretty good residual :D

    Little did I realize the short supply of NV cards but still scored an EVGA 1080 SC for a good price. Not a bad upgrade.
     
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    mnewxcv [H]ardness Supreme

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    a few pages of microcenters june catalog are missing online. anyone have a hard copy? pages in high 30s, computer parts, gpus.
     
  33. lilbabycat

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    New DAG hits today/tomorrow which will supposedly hurt AMD cards' rate but not Nvidia. Plus in a few months it'll break the 3GB threshold and 1060's will be useless for Eth.
     
  34. Simplyfun

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    A few months? what? and there are 6GB 1060's of course.

    Proof of stake and the difficulty bomb are kind of meant to go together. Most people aren't following though. Dev didn't want miners to be able to short circuit their hard fork.
     
  35. NKD

    NKD [H]ardness Supreme

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    Proof of stake for eth is no where near launch. They are getting a lot of backlash by big time players and they still don't have the code no where near finalized. Someone even called it paper weight for now. I am sure it will hit some time next year though.
     
  36. bufodr_T

    bufodr_T [H]ardness Supreme

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    Another option is Cyberpower pc
    You can get an r7 1700, 16gb ddr4, 1000 watt psu, crossfire rx 470s, 240gb ssd, b350 mobo, and case for $969 shipped.
    Sell the rx 470s for 300 each and for 369 you get an r7 1700, Corsair H60, 240Gb ssd, case, mobo and psu.
    Pretty slick deal.
     
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  37. 45454asasa

    45454asasa Limp Gawd

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    Err, where? I don't see anything like that.

    EDIT: Nevermind, found it. That seems like a really good deal.
     
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  38. mnewxcv

    mnewxcv [H]ardness Supreme

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    where did you find it
     
  39. 45454asasa

    45454asasa Limp Gawd

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    I don't see the exact system, but it's close.

    https://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/AMD-Ryzen-7-Configurator

    R7 1700
    B350
    16gb RAM (cost +60 from 8gb)
    3tb 7200RPM HDD
    240gb SSD
    1kw PSU
    2x RX 470

    = $1022

    I'm guessing when they said $969, it had 16gb ram upgrade for free. Now it's a free 3TB HDD with any SSD.

    EDIT: Actually, no free shipping. It's $75. So that plus the extra $60 for RAM kinda kills it.
     
  40. NovaCloud

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    Ya... that's what I was thinking as well.. I was able to get $971 but with only 8GB RAM instead.. Guess it's offset by the free 3TB drive though.. Not too shabby but $75 for ground shipping kinda sucks though..