Used Laptop Buying Tips

Used Laptop Buying Tips

March 25, 2018 Used Laptops 0
Used Laptop Buying Tips

Here is the Used Laptop Buying Tips

Make sure the seller is genuine and selling you a laptop which does not have any issue with the motherboard or GPU and asks for 1-month warranty so you can test.
Your Requirement: Check if the laptop you are buying is meeting your needs and don’t just buy because its cheaper or looks a good example: If you will do video editing on it make sure the CPU, GPU, and RAM are up to mark for video editing.

User Category :

  1. Basic User: E-mail, Web surfing, Movies & Office Work etc
    (Minimum 2GB RAM & Dual Core Processor )
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  2. Advance User: All the list of basic user activities + downloading files, power points, small movies edits, photoshop editing etc
    (Minimum 4GB RAM & i3 - 3Gen and above with 1gb graphics card)
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  3. Professional User: All the list of advance user activities + Movie editing, Sound editing, Auto Cad designing, etc
    (Minimum 8GB RAM & i5 or i7 with 2GB graphic card)

Battery Backup: Make sure the battery has a backup life with minimum 2 hours to test the battery make it charge 100% then use it continuously till the battery drain calculate the backup time.

Display Resolution: Check if the screen resolution if it is HD or Full HD it will help you to understand if your software or game will support that screen or not.

Keyboard: Check if all keys are working on the keyboard also check the price of new keyboard in case if this keyboard fails in future.

Parts Availability: Always buy a laptop whose parts like keyboard, screen, battery, the charger is easily available at the local repair center.

RAM Slot & Hard Disk: Make sure there is an additional RAM slot as it will help you to upgrade RAM in future at a minimal cost. Check the storage on hard drive consider minimum 500GB.

Internet Connectivity: Make sure that wifi and LAN port is working also check the range, to check the internet speed you can visit speedtest.net

Pricing: Don’t pay more than 60% of the actual cost of the laptop, also make sure hard drive is clean and get it reformat from a seller as it will save your cost of getting it reformatted after purchase.

 

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