I occasionally come across ridiculously low prices on software/hardware when browsing local liquidation auctions - e.g. a couple copies of Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 selling for a few dollars, which could then be flipped on eBay for several hundred (assuming the licenses weren't used).
I have my eye on a low-level Radeon at a local consignment auction that is currently selling for a couple dollars. I know there is a risk that it doesn't work, but if the investment is small, so is the loss.
Has anyone scored anything with this route?