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PowerBook - How much would you sell for?

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I feel it's time to purchase a new notebook and I would like to sell my old one on ebay. Question is, for how much?

Powerbook 12.1" PowerPC G4 1.5Ghz
768mb DDR Ram
80 GB HD

All original Cd's + cables included.

Pre-installed software:
Leopard (Definitely a speed increase there, love it)
Adobe Photoshop CS3
Adobe Illustrator CS3
Adobe Flash
Adobe Flex
Adobe Bridge
Adobe Dreamweaver
Microsoft Office 2004
Roxio Toast 9

*no cd's included as I will need to install this software on my new notebook.

Laptop has two dents, one on the bottom left corner and one extremely slight (have to really look) on the right side by the Superdrive slot only it does not effect loading discs at all.

So what do you guys think is reasonable to shoot for here?
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First off, I would sell the software separately - you won't get the actual value of the software selling it preinstalled. Just remove it, wipe the hard drive and install the OS clean.

I would price it around $550 in the condition it's in, without the software. I'd bet you could probably sell the software for around $300, but there's no way that machine would sell for $800 unless the individual buying absolutely needed all of that software.

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Start the bid on ebay at 99 cents at 7PM this Sunday , set the reserve to $450 and the buy it now to $550.

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