No one wants to get burned when buying a second hand computer equipment
. Deciding on a used system is a lot like picking up a new parts. Here is the checklist of things to check and ask before buying second hand computer/computer equipments.
- It is very important to ask the person the key reason of selling. If the story doesn’t make any sense, then move on.
- Test the keys and server parts to be sure that they are all working.
- You should be able to find a free virus checker to see if anything shows up depending on the type of system.
- Make sure the serial number on the computer system information matches the serial number on the computer equipment.
- Depending on the usage, call the company and ask if it is registered and still under warranty.
Let's look at the few benefits of buying and using a computer equipment - second hand and spare parts :
- Cost Effective: This is clearly the biggest factor in the decision process. Second hand computer equipments and its spare parts are significantly cheap and best.
- No need of new one: For most of the people, getting the latest and greatest equipments isn’t a necessity. If you use a computer for sending emails, reading blogs, you don’t need the newest power equipment, a mid-range computer from any time from the past few years is just fine.
- Good for Environment: Billions of computers, printers, modems and other important pieces of computer equipment gets thrown away every year and every piece has the potential to release harmful chemicals in the environment. Buying a used device keeps it out of the dump for a while longer.