Why Refurbished Computers Are A Great Investment

Why Refurbished Computers Are A Great Investment

Refurbished computers are great for those looking to save money on their IT budget. They’re also a smart choice for businesses that need to replace old and outdated hardware.


Is it second-hand or refurbished?

There are two main categories of used computers: second-hand and refurbished. In the pure sense of the word, refurbished and second-hand are the same; they have both been used and are not brand new. Refurbished, however, differs from second-hand because refurbished goods are checked, tested by qualified technicians, overhauled, and then restored to their original operating condition. Second-hand computers, in most cases, are products that another person has bought, used, and sold. Without any testing, the quality and longevity are always going to be in question.


They’re Cheaper Than New Ones.

If you’re looking for a computer that will last longer, and cost less, then refurbished computers are a smart choice. Refurbished computers cost less by 30% to 50% from the original retail price. Refurbished computers are also in a close-to-original condition which means you will get the same performance out of them as a new computer but for less. You’ll save money, making refurbished PCs the more affordable solution to get reasonably priced tech into your environment without having to pay full price.


You Can Save More By Using Refurbished.

There are several reasons why you should consider refurbished instead of new. First, as mentioned above, you’ll save money by avoiding the cost of purchasing a brand new machine. Second, you’ll avoid paying for unnecessary features. Third, you’ll avoid spending money on repairs. Fourth, you’ll avoid wasting energy and natural resources. Finally, you’ll avoid contributing to the waste of non-recycled materials.


You Will Get A Higher Spec Machine

When dealing with a reputable Refurbisher, some refurbished computers come with higher specs when compared to some entry level brand-new computers. This means you will be able to afford a higher specification, business grade machine with more processing power, giving you better value for money. Businesses will get more for less, delivering huge cost savings.


Environmentally Friendly

Buying refurbished ticks the eco-friendly box by avoiding both the environmental footprint from the production of new computers and its destruction. By extending the life of a computer, we keep equipment in circulation for longer, reducing environmental waste as well as reducing the number of new machines that have to be manufactured. As the world becomes more conscious about our impact on the planet, using refurbished can be a great way to reduce our individual environmental footprint.


For more information on our solutions, you can get in touch at info@qrent.co.za or fill out the form below. We can deliver affordable, high quality PCs to your organisation – nationwide delivery is available.

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