When you own a PC, it is easy to think that it is going to last forever. We use our machines for everything from video gaming to streaming, browsing to word processing and so much more. Today, computers are all-in-one systems that we expect to do a little bit of everything that we want. When you find that your PC cannot keep up with expectations or is not performing as you want, though, you should definitely look for a solution. For many people, though, that solution is to throw the proverbial baby out with the bathwater.
Is it cheaper, then, to buy a new computer? Or is it more affordable to hire laptop repair in Boynton Beach?
Repair is always the economically friendly option
In computing, it is very hard to build a PC where one part is more expensive than the entire piece of kit. Sure, you could go and buy something at an extremely high standard, like one of the latest GPU units. That might cost you more than an average PC. But if you wish to either maintain the current standard or make a minor upgrade, it is almost always cheaper to invest in a repair service instead of buying new. Why?
Put simply, a PC part is only going to make up a small part of the cost. And unlike cars, for example, it is very rare for a single part to cost you more than going out to buy a replacement vehicle entirely. You will find that a PC part, even the most expensive parts like CPU and GPU units, are rarely if ever cheaper than a full new PC. Factor in the passing of time paired with the massive speed at which new parts are released, too.
If you wish to replace your GPU with a similarly priced model compared to when you bought your last one, for example, you will often find you can upgrade for the same price. New cards and items come out so quickly that the newest card is practically out-of-date from the minute that you can buy it!
So, should I hire PC repair in Boynton Beach instead?
It is always better to have a PC looked over and checked out before you go and buy a whole new machine. Sure, it could be something severe like a damaged motherboard. This would mean having to replace the motherboard and also find compatible parts for the new motherboard. That, though, is by no means the nightmare it sounds.
Often, with the help of an expert like ourselves, you can get the whole thing put back together in good time. Even a ‘serious’ repair job is very unlikely to cost you more than buying a new PC entirely. So, don’t worry about having to get rid of everything in your old machine. Speak to our repair team, and we can make sure that your PC can be salvaged and returned to 100% working order without any issue!