Sell i-Series gen1 Processors
The first generation of i-series processors still has value. If you have 25 or more processors, you could trade the CPUs you no longer need for a check. To sell i-series gen1 processors just provide a list of model numbers and quantities using the form on the right, and an experienced rep will give you a quote within one business day. Trays and other shipping materials are available upon request, which makes it easy to ship processors worry free. As improperly shipping them may result in damage and a lower return value. As we are unable to use processors with deep copper scratches.
How to Find and Remove First Generation i-Series Processors for Resale
The first generation of i-series processors only has 3 numerical digits for the model number after the class. If you are looking to sell i3-550, i5-670, i7-680 or other i-series processors feel free to call, chat, or e-mail for a quote. Computers with i-series processors will usually have a sticker on the front showing that it has an i-series processors. Inside the computer, there will be large block of aluminum with slats. That is the heat sink that covers the processor. If the four screws at the edges are loosened along with the latch, the processor can be recovered. The processor can have the grey paste on it. But it should not have any heavy scratches, damage to the green circuit board, or damaged pins on the bottom.
1st generation i-series Processor Buyback – Pins and Sockets
i-Series desktop processors are all pinless in that they have flat gold ovals on the bottom versus the pin rods of older processors, or laptop processors. These are referred to as ZIF processors, or zero insertion force. The processor merely rests on the motherboard’s pins that extend out. All of the first gen i-series processors from i3-530 to i7-980 all use the same socket, LGA1156. For more lists of models and information, see the i3, i5, and i7 pages below.
Steps to Sell your First Generation i-Series Processors
1) Quote Provide the intel model or step code for a quick quote. For example, i7-980. An experienced rep will contact you within one business day.
- Service Tags
- That’s it!
2) Ship Think your processors are too difficult to ship? We don’t. We can send trays and provide instructions on packing.
- White glove we handle it all
- Packing materials provided
- Just a prepaid shipping label
3) Get paid for generation 1 i-series processors you no longer need. You’ll get an itemized report with product received, tested good, and failed.
- Trade in or credit