What can I expect to get for these? Vaio laptop and iBook G3

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by jmack549, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. jmack549 macrumors 6502

    Mar 8, 2007
    I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FS920. Here's the specs:
    Sony Vaio VGN-FS920

    I also have a 12" iBook, 500 MHz, 30 GB HD, 128 MB ram. I would like to trade for a nicer Mac.

    Does anyone know what I should be able to get for these combined?
  2. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus


    Jan 9, 2004
    Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Assuming you're in the USA, for the iBook, probably $150-250 on eBay, probably closer to the $150 number here on MR. A bit higher if it has an Airport card. I have no idea about the VAIO, sorry. I checked eBay closed listings out of curiosity, and there seems to be great variability, with people getting between $450 and $1000USD for the VAIO. I can't imagine anyone in their right mind paying $1000 for it, but then, we're talking about eBay. Notably, about 75% of the auctions on eBay seemed to have not resulted in a sale, which is something to consider (whereas the iBook auctions were almost unanimously successful).
  3. teflon macrumors 6502a


    May 28, 2007
    I'd say $200 or at the most $300 for the ibook on ebay. People there can pay crazy prices. I'm not sure how much you can get for the Vaio, its $1000 new. So i'd guess around $500... those things depreciate faster than macs :p

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