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Is recertified worth it?

Poll Results: Which idea is best?

 
  • 100% (1)
    Take risk and get recertified ASUS
  • 0% (0)
    Go with the Acer
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post #1 of 6
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I'm constantly finding these really good ASUS laptops recertified. I'm getting a laptop soon but I dont know if I should stick with what I've been wanting which is constantly being sold out or one of these ASUS laptops. Is the laptop being recertified okay? Has anybody got a recertified before?

Laptop I've been wanting

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115855


OR

Really good ASUS recertified laptops

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220715

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220707

Edit: Just added a poll. Feel free to vote which you think is best!
Edited by XanderDylan - 1/6/11 at 2:57pm
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post #2 of 6
just remember re-certified means something was wrong once and did they fix it.
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just remember re-certified means something was wrong once and did they fix it.
Yeah I'm kinda iffy on that. Thanks for clearing that up as I wasn't fully sure what recertified completely meant.
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post #4 of 6
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just remember re-certified means something was wrong once and did they fix it.
It's like not using your PC because one if it's fans stopped spinning and was fixed.

Recert is fine, if it's officially recerted
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At least if it's recertified they already fixed the problem. I would take a recertified Asus over an Acer any day.
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
It's like not using your PC because one if it's fans stopped spinning and was fixed.

Recert is fine, if it's officially recerted
Okay thank you. I'm still having a tough time whether I should take the risk or not because it's hard to find a good powerful laptop for those prices. I'm gonna sell my previous sig rig but no one around here wants it/doesnt know how to use it so it's hard to get some more money.
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