How to Get the Best Price on a New Computer

Often, after some searching, you can get a computer $200-300 cheaper by just looking around. Here are some helpful tips on how to find a better deal on a computer.

Steps

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    If you want to buy from a specific manufacturer, often their direct website has prices substantially more than buying it from a dealer, such as computer shops, etc.
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    Search around! Don't just search in 2 stores and stop. If you are spending time going from store-to-store, you could research the stores' website and look at the prices there.
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    Once you think you have a good deal, compare it to other brand computers of the same basic specifications (CPU, RAM, GPU). Also, compare the deal you have to the original price on the manufacturer's website.
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    After looking around, and if you think you have the best deal, go out and buy your computer. Success!

Tips

  • Unless you are a gaming freak, 4GB RAM should be a decent amount.
  • Check the warranty on your computer.

Article Info

Categories: Selecting and Buying a Computer