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What is an outdated computer worth?

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The question here is very vague. An outdated computer could be a computer that you could buy today... However I assume this question is targeted towards a computer that is a few years old in which case the value of the computer is based off of the hardware. Generally if you paid a few thousand dollars for the unit 5 years ago it may have some worth but not to much as you can buy a new computer for 200-300 dollars. But once again without the hardware makeup it is hard to say its actual worth.

As technology continues to advance at such a rapid rate. Most computers are generally outdated in a matter of 3 years. After 3 years, your computer is worth zero to most resellers or buyers. Your best option is to take it to electronics recycling place and recoup $5-$20 depending on how much you are recycling. Or try to sell any individual components or upgrades that may still hold some value.

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