Simplified Savings on Holiday Gifts: Refurbed Computers (Pre-Owned/Certified Computers)

The holiday shopping season is here and you can bet there are tons of items on your wish list this year. Whether you are looking to buy a gift for yourself, a family member or a friend, you will want to stay within your holiday gifting budget! According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are on track to spend over $630 billion this year on Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa combined! With that said, some of the latest techy-gadgets tend to be the gifts that cost the most, but if you want to be a savvy saver, you should consider refurbished computers (a pre-owned/certified computer) if a PC is on your gift list.

Why Choose Refurbished (pre-owned/certified)?

CPU repair shutterstock_177300053Fact, new electronics like desktop computers, monitors and laptops carry high price tags, even if they are purchased on a Black Friday special.  However, if you opt for refurbished (pre-owned/certified) alternatives, you can still get a like-new, advanced PC that will meet your requirements at a more affordable price.  On top of that, you can feel good about purchasing a refurbished (pre-owned/certified) PC because it is an eco-friendly decision that reduces the amount of resources needed to manufacture a new product.

If you are worried about quality and performance of a used (pre-owned) computer, fear not!  Refurbished PC manufacturers like Joy Systems recondition laptops, monitors, and desktops to meet strict operating standards.  In fact, Joy Systems is a Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher, which provides peace-of-mind that a well-recognized tech giant backs their refurbishing process with a 1 year warranty!  In addition, Joy Systems was the first Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) to exceed 1,500,000 MAR (Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher) licenses and has reconditioned over 2,500,000 monitors, PCs and laptops since 2001.

Besides the immediate price savings you’ll get with refurbished (pre-owned/certified) computers, buying new may not be the best idea for a gift.  Think about this, when the latest electronic devices hit the market, how quickly does the next, newer model come out?  FAST.  As you are aware, technology is always progressing and something will supersede it almost immediately.  The advancements are relatively nominal when you compare it to normal usage. That’s why it’s the smart choice to buy a refurbished (pre-owned/certified) computer.  As part of the reconditioning process hard drives are wiped clean, new operating software is installed, and depending on the specifications of the system they can provide desirable performance.

Are you ready to save big this holiday season with a refurbished (pre-owned/certified) PC, laptop or monitor? When you get yours, put it to the test, and leave an unbiased review of its performance.